Truck Accidents

Changes to Truck Driver Regulations During COVID-19

The COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented changes to many ways of life. One significant change has occurred in the commercial trucking industry. On March 13, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its first-ever declaration of nationwide relief. The announcement came after President Trump declared a state of national emergency. Under the… read more

Rear-End Collisions

A rear-end collision occurs when one vehicle strikes the vehicle in front of it when both are traveling in the same direction. Rear-end collisions are common accidents in Arizona, especially on busy roads and congested highways with a lot of traffic. In fact, in 2018, they were Arizona’s most common type of collision. The state’s… read more

Hours of Service Regulations and Truck Accidents

Drowsy driving is a significant problem in the trucking industry. To combat this issue, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the federal body that oversees trucking industry regulations, enacted hours of service laws. Hours of service regulations aim to reduce the number of truck accidents by preventing drowsy driving. According to the FMCSA, in… read more

Best CDL Practice Test Websites

Trucking is an in-demand industry. Thanks to shortages in long-haul trucking drivers, companies are promising everything from signing bonuses to high hourly wages in exchange for a contract. This makes getting a commercial driver’s license (CDL) an enticing prospect. Commercial truck driving can lead to a good career, but first drivers must get their CDL… read more