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Safety Advocates, Victims, Attorneys Call On Trucking Industry To Set Underride Guard Standard

Underride Meeting

RALEIGH, NC ( — The trucking industry must adopt new standards for side underrides, according to the families of victims needlessly killed in preventable truck crashes.  In a town hall-style meeting held Friday, U.S. Senator Kirstin Gillbrand (D-NY), who introduced underride legislation in 2017, said she understands that side underride guards can keep motorists alive. “We know that adding side underride guards

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Indiana State Police Arrest Truck Driver On Multiple Charges

SEYMOUR, IN ( (Source: ISP Verbatim Advisory) — Today, February 14, 2021, a truck driver was arrested on numerous charges after leaving the scene of a crash on I-65 in Jackson County, Indiana. At approximately 10:30 am, Trooper Tia Hunt responded to a semi tractor trailer parked on the shoulder of I-65 Northbound near the 53 mile marker, just north

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Matthew wright, former insurance defense attorney, joins leading truck safety law firm

Matthew wright

FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE ( — Matthew Wright knows just how difficult itcan be to take on a trucking company following a catastrophic crash. As a former insurancecompany defense attorney, it was Wright’s job to protect the truck drivers and others whenthey killed or maimed motorists. Wright says, “Many of the insurance companies cared little about the people making claims.”Deciding it was

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Arizona Truck Driver Declared Imminent Hazard


WASHINGTON, D.C. ( (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Arizona-licensed commercial driver Jordan A. Barson to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Barson was served the federal order on December 23, 2020. On December 10,

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Attorney Andy Young Appointed As First Ever Plaintiff’s Attorney To Federal Safety Committee

Andy Young Truck Accident Attorney

WASHINGTON, DC ( — Nationally recognized trucking lawyer Andy Young is the first ever Plaintiff’s Trial Attorney appointed to the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.Appointed as one of the last acts of departing Transportation Secretary Elaine Cho, the appointmentmarks the first time that a plaintiff’s attorney has been asked to serve on the MCSAC. The committee is an advisory body

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ATAA Announces Latest Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

academy of truck accident attorneys

TOLEDO, OH ( — There are now 47 “board certified” Truck Accident Attorneys in the United States who are members of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. Representing the best of the best, these Truck Accident Attorneys are the attorneys who have proven excellent in the practice of Truck Accident law. The National Board of Trial Advocacy says that these

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