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COVID-19 and Truck Accidents: The FMCSA Suspends Trucking Regulations

By Manning & Zimmerman |

The demand for certain medical supplies, especially disinfectants and personal protective equipment, has been booming during the coronavirus pandemic. Also, many Americans have been stocking up on food and supplies, emptying the shelves of some grocery stores. In response to COVID-19 panic buying, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) decided to temporarily suspend… Read More »

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Accidents or Injuries Resulting from Trucks Reversing

By Manning & Zimmerman |

Truck accidents are sometimes caused by errors in judgment by truck drivers reversing their trucks and/or trailers. Most trucks have blind spots that make reversing difficult, especially when backing up with a trailer connected. In a recent case, a truck driver on foot was literally run over by a backing up truck, leaving the… Read More »

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Liability for Cargo Spills

By Manning & Zimmerman |

The commercial trucking industry provides a critical link in the process of transporting cargo across the nation. Unfortunately, because the trucks that make this possible are so much larger than passenger cars and are also responsible for carrying potentially hazardous cargo, they also pose a serious risk to other drivers on the road. Collisions… Read More »

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