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Greg Webb

Highway Danger: Congress Asleep at the Wheel Along with Truck Drivers

We have all had that experience of driving on the interstate and seeing a tractor-trailer truck barreling down the road behind us. It is scary. And when you begin to look at the trucking industry’s influence with our elected officials […]

Greg Webb

Federal Agency Shuts Down Two Trucking Cos. Due to Safety Concerns

LEX Express Inc. (DBA Lincolnland Express) of Champaign, Illinois, and Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC (DBA Gordon’s Tree Service) of Slidell, Louisiana, have been shut down by the Federal…

Greg Webb

Trucking Safety – One State Takes A Hard Look At What's On The Road

Indiana State Police inspectors say approximately 25 percent of the trucks traveling on Indiana’s state highways in the state’s northwestern Lake and Porter counties, from 2003-2008…

Greg Webb

Obama Appointment for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is Stunning

President Obama made a strange appointment regarding who would become leader of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Although Obama has passed an order stating he would…

Greg Webb

Four Out of Five Ain’t Bad? – Research Finds 1 out of 5 Trucks Unfit

Recently, a new batch of statistics has emerged from research done by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) regarding motor carrier safety violations. Violations found include such unsafe…

Greg Webb

Tractor-Trailers Make Interstate 81 A Dangerous Ride

Interstate 81 runs from central Tennessee to the Canadian border, offering picturesque views of the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains as it winds through Virginia. Drivers, however,…

Greg Webb

Increased Scrutiny For Bus Industry Due To Recent Crashes

Texas legislators and safety experts have asked for tougher enforcement of motor carrier regulations after an illegal bus crashed in North Texas, killing seventeen Vietnamese Catholics from…

Greg Webb

Truck and Bus Drivers, Though Medically Unfit, Are Still On Roads

The Government Accountability Office, a government watchdog, has found about 4%, or 563,000 U.S. truck and bus driving license holders are receiving full federal disability benefits while still…

Greg Webb

New Trucking Technology Can Aid Accident and Crash Victims

Trucking companies have started using a variety of hi-tech devices, such as GPS systems, on-board computers, electronic logging and satellite and wireless tracking, which are changing the face…

Greg Webb

Trucking Company Pays For Reckless Driving Death of Two Children

In a Madera County, California case, Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping, a nationwide concrete pumping company, has agreed to pay nine million dollars in a wrongful death lawsuit to the parents of two children killed in an automobile accident involving one of the company’s trucks. The two sisters, Korren Radke, seven years old, and Chloe Baker, two years old, were killed last June when the company’s…