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Trucking Regulations

Trucking Regulations

A tractor trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds – that’s about 20 times more than an average passenger vehicle.
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Trailer loads must be correctly distributed to balance the weight on each axle. Overweight and overloaded trailers may lead to loss of steering and speed control, a tire blowout, or breaking difficulty...
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Thousands of vehicle accidents occur in the State of Pennsylvania every year, during which many motorists are injured ...
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The expansive size of Pennsylvania means many major roads and highways run through the state. Unfortunately, some of interstates and highways are more dangerous than others due to infrastructure issues, sharp curves, and other factors. Below is a breakdown of some of these dangerous areas for motorists. Interstate 70  Runs east-west across southwest Pennsylvania Hazards...
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Truck accident lawsuits enter a discovery phase, which is a period of time in which the attorney obtains information critical to building the case. Once the lawsuit is filed, subpoenas and other requests that are enforced by the court aid in the process of gathering this information. For example, discovery can help attorneys obtain logs...
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Federal and state regulations have comprehensively outlined requirements to keep truck drivers and other motorists safe on the roads. These rules involve driver work hours and breaks, tractor trailer maintenance and inspection, and much more. Daily and Weekly Work Hour Limits for Truck Drivers The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)...
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CNN Reveals Why You May Need a Lawyer to Fight the Insurance Company CNN ReportCNN investigative reporters revealed damning evidence against major insurance companies, such as State Farm and Allstate, which are profiting billions of dollars by underpaying injured car accident victims. The money these insurance companies are denying car accident victims would otherwise go...
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