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  • 9 Sep. 2016

    Dangers of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    As we travel down the highways and roads in Houston and beyond, we don’t take a second to think twice about all of the commercial trucks on the road. After all, they are common sights. However, there are a number of things that you don’t see that could make these large vehicles dangerous when in certain conditions or on specific roads. One of the potential dangers that can arise is a ...
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  • 3 Aug. 2016

    Hours of Service Violations & Tired Truck Driver Accidents

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    As with any driver on the road, those who operate large commercial trucks are subject to laws in order to keep themselves and others safe. However, due to the large size of commercial trucks and the demanding work schedules truck drivers often face, there are additional regulations that limit how much they can drive on any given day or throughout the week before they must take mandatory breaks. ...
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  • 7 Jul. 2016

    Fatal Sealy Truck Accident Investigated As Homicide, Police Report

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    A truck accident in Sealy, Texas injured one person and killed another when a Texas Disposal Services truck collided with an Old Highway 90 bridge. According to law enforcement, the truck was in a raised position when it hit the overpass, causing debris to fall into traffic on Highway 36. A white sedan carrying a mother and two children struck the rubble, injuring the mother and killing the child ...
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  • 19 Feb. 2015

    Federal Regulators Support Study on Tired Truck Drivers

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    Safety regulators from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have announced that they will be launching a $4 million study on driver fatigue and commercial trucking safety. The FMCSA - a government agency tasked with regulating commercial freight and passenger carrying companies - will be working with researchers from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) to study the ...
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  • 16 Jan. 2015

    5 Dead, 3 Injured in South Texas Oil Field Tanker Crash

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    Five men who are believed to be oil field workers were killed Thursday morning - January 15 th - in an accident involving a crude oil tanker truck. According to authorities, a van the men were traveling in slammed into the overturned truck and subsequently burst into flames. The accident took place just southwest of San Antonio in the Eagle Ford Shale. The incident occurred around 8:15 a.m. when a ...
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