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The Trucking Industry Recession

Published on Nov 15, 2019 at 12:40 am in Truck Accidents.

In a sad turn of events this year, trucking as an industry has faced, and continues to face, a brutal recession affecting the livelihood, careers, and bottom lines of truck drivers and trucking enterprises. Companies of all sizes are feeling the belt-tightening as less money comes in. As a result, trucking companies need to reduce […]

The Dangers of Overloaded Trucks

Published on Nov 1, 2019 at 12:36 am in Truck Accidents.

For years, trucking companies and truck drivers have tried to increase profits in any way they can, same as any business or businessman would do; however, they don’t always choose what many would consider ethical avenues to pursue to increase their pay. One such method that happens again and again that inevitably puts truck drivers’ […]

Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Published on Oct 15, 2019 at 12:32 am in Truck Accidents.

Some people may think that being a truck driver is an easier job than others; sitting around cruising along streets and highways, stopping off for coffee and bite here and there. They fail to take into account the heavy lifting, the loading and unloading, hours and inevitable years of stress on your back, road conditions, […]

Illegal Trucking Cargo Doesn’t Pay

Published on Oct 2, 2019 at 12:28 am in Truck Accidents.

There’s an old adage that says crime doesn’t pay, but plenty of people see big dollar signs for breaking the law and thinking they’re going to get away with it. How would anyone know they’re transporting any illegal substances in an 18-wheeler? Or so one Oregon truck driver thought before being pulled over in Idaho […]

New Hampshire Truck Driver High on Drugs Kills 7

Published on Sep 15, 2019 at 12:24 am in Truck Accidents.

Driving trucks is a great career almost anyone can train to enjoy comfortable pay, longevity, and sightseeing depending on the length of runs taken. One drawback to being a truck driver is the loneliness of being on the road constantly and dealing with distracted drivers, roadblocks, traffic, and more daily. As a result, some may […]

Examining Truck Drivers and Marijuana Use

Published on Sep 1, 2019 at 12:20 am in Truck Accidents.

Sometimes after a long day of work, people want to relax and have a beer or a cocktail. With plenty of liquor stores and bars in almost every town, it’s an easy pick up to unwind. Some people don’t particularly want a drink or want to drink at all. Some people prefer to smoke a […]

5 Basics for All Truck Drivers

Published on Aug 15, 2019 at 12:16 am in Truck Accidents.

Whether you’re new to truck driving, or a veteran of the road, going over the basics can help keep you sharp, professional, and driving for years to come. Plenty of people become lackadaisical behind the wheel and overconfident in their abilities which can lead to serious accidents; considering the size and weight of trucking rigs, […]

Texas Fund $1.1 Million to Truck Driving School

Published on Aug 1, 2019 at 12:13 am in Truck Accidents.

Truck driving is a great way to earn extra money or to earn a living full time. Many products we purchase and use day to day are shipped via truck; so there isn’t a shortage of work available for drivers to pick up. However, it isn’t always the easiest job to begin and requires training […]

What You Need to Know about CDL ABV Laws

Published on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:06 am in Truck Accidents.

Many people will say there is nothing quite like an ice cold beer after a long day; some like a glass of red, or maybe rosé with a meal, especially brunch; some like a mint julep on a particularly hot day. Whoever you are and your preferences, there’s a drink out there for you, assuming […]

Fatigued Driving, The Move Over Law, and You

Published on Jul 1, 2019 at 12:04 am in Truck Accidents.

An Albuquerque and Texas trucking accident lawyer, such as an attorney at Buckingham & Barrera, is well versed with fatigued driving and the Move Over Law. Unfortunately, there are many drivers on the road today who are likely too tired to be operating vehicles. Fatigued driving impairs judgment, reaction time, and can lead to tragic […]

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