Category Archives: Driver Negligence

Dump Truck Driver Nearing Sentencing for 2010 Crash that Killed 4 Motorcyclists

Clyde Nachand, 67, Stephen Punch, 52, Daniel Butler, 35, and Dayle Veronica Downs-Totonchi, 47, will never again ride a motorcycle or enjoy a group ride with their friends. The four were gruesomely slain when a Phoenix, Ariz., dump truck driver … Continue Reading

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Motorists Endangered by Truckers Parking on Freeway Shoulders

As more and more long haul truck drivers use highway and freeway shoulders to catch up on sleep, the danger to motorists is growing. Parking their trucks in emergency areas, the big trucks are preventing broken down motorists from safely … Continue Reading

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FMCSA proposal would extend deadline for keeping med certificate record

According to the proposed rule published in Tuesday’s Federal Register, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will keep in effect until Jan. 30, 2014, the requirement that CDL holders keep a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate. Interstate motor … Continue Reading

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