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    • How Do I Prove that the Trucker was at Fault for My Accident?

      How Do I Prove that the Trucker was at Fault for My Accident?

      When an automobile collides with a commercial truck, the results can be devastating. Because of the size and weight of large trucks, they are capable of doing severe damage to other smaller vehicles on the road, especially passenger cars. But […]

    • North Carolina Teen Beats CRPS/RSD: Next Stop, NFL

      North Carolina Teen Beats CRPS/RSD: Next Stop, NFL

      When 15-year-old Nazair (Naz) Jones woke up on November 5, 2011, he could not move. Then after years of persistent pain, complete loss of control of the use of his limbs, and the loss of 50 pounds, the once-healthy, gifted […]

    • How Does Your State Rate When It Comes to Road Safety Policies?

      How Does Your State Rate When It Comes to Road Safety Policies?

      The National Safety Council (NSC) is a hard grader, if the agency’s new report that gives each of the 50 states a grade for its overall safety policies is any indication. My home state, Texas, has the dubious distinction of […]

    • Three Basic Steps that Can Help Avoid Workplace Injuries

      Three Basic Steps that Can Help Avoid Workplace Injuries

      In most cases, both employee and employer want to avoid on the job injuries at all costs; yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 4,836 workers died in fatal workplace injuries in 2015, more than 13 each day […]

    • Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Continue to Decline in the Workplace

      Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses Continue to Decline in the Workplace

      According to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, private employers reported 48,000 fewer nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2015 as compared to 2014. The rate reflects a pattern of annual decline present for the last 13 years, except […]

    • DOT Again Delays Effective Date for Truck Driver Training

      DOT Again Delays Effective Date for Truck Driver Training

      Congress, various safety groups, as well as the families of crash victims have been working for more than 20 years to get the U.S. Department of Transportation to act on a basic commercial driver’s license entry level training rule. Regulatory […]

    • Legislation to End Vehicle Inspections in Texas Stalls Out

      Legislation to End Vehicle Inspections in Texas Stalls Out

      Texas is currently one of only 15 states that still require safety inspections for vehicles, but Senate Bill 1588 would have eliminated that process, saving drivers valuable time as well as $7 per vehicle per year. The bill was sponsored […]

    • Worker Safety at Risk as new OSHA Program Still in Limbo

      Worker Safety at Risk as new OSHA Program Still in Limbo

      After the Occupational Safety and Health Administration failed to set up a website for approximately 450,000 companies that are required to submit employee injury and illness reports electronically, federal regulators announced that they will extend the companies’ deadline beyond July […]

    • Feds Propose Speed Device Be Required on Large Trucks

      Feds Propose Speed Device Be Required on Large Trucks

      With pressure and financial consequences to make deliveries on schedule, it’s no wonder semi-trailer truck drivers sometimes push and exceed posted speed limits. But a proposed federal rule would make that difficult.   What the Rule Would Require The National […]

    • Study Says Most Drive Unsafe when Phones Are Along for the Ride

      Study Says Most Drive Unsafe when Phones Are Along for the Ride

      Many people use their phones to text, talk, or surf while they drive—whether or not they choose to admit it. When averting one’s eyes for just seconds could result in a life-changing accident, U.S. drivers are reported to spend a […]