New Federal Law Would Allow 91,000 Lb. Rigs

By Randy Appleton, Virginia Trucking Accident Attorney

A Republican congressman from Wisconsin announced last Thursday that he would introduce a bill that would allow 91,000 lb., six-axle tractor trailers on US...

Alabama Company Recalls 6800 Tractor Trailer Hitches After Fatal Crash

A company in Alabama - Fontaine Fifth Wheel - has agreed to recall 6800 tractor trailer hitches, one of which was believed to have failed in a Ohio wreck last year that killed two men.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started...

Truck Crash in TX Highlights Lack of Side Guards

A family in Texas has filed a lawsuit in Harris County against PJ Trailer Manufacturing Inc, stemming from a deadly crash that took the life of a 54 year-old woman last year. 

On June 11, 2014, the woman was driving to work in Houston when she...

Study Finds Big Rig Parking Shortage Leading to Accidents

By Randy Appleton, Virginia Truck Accident Lawyer

Parking shortages along interstates could be causing truckers to continue to drive when they are tired. Or, they may end up spending the night on an exit ramp or...