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ELD Mandate Compliance Disrupts Trucking Industry. Is Program’s Future Murky?

The law requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on all over-the-road trucks is now in effect. Federal regulators say it will ensure that truckers comply with a federal hours-of-service rule. The mandate limits driving to no more than 11 hours a day within a 14-hour workday. Drivers must then be off duty for 10 con[...]

Date: January 29, 2018 / Uncategorized
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If You’re Involved in a Traffic Accident…

It’s difficult to prepare ourselves for the day we get in a car wreck. But the truth is, what you do the first few minutes after your accident has a disproportionate affect on how things will turn out for you. Here are a few standard hints to help you deal with damage to your car, issues of liability, and possible blowback whe[...]

Date: January 24, 2018 / Vehicle Wrecks
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The New List of Safest Cars is Out: It will grow During 2018

If you own one of the following 15 vehicles on this list, we have some good news. They’re on the initial list of the 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) survey for earning its Top Safety Pick+ new car rating. Small Cars Kia Forte sedan Kia Soul Subaru Impreza – 4-door sedan Subaru Impreza – 4-door [...]

Date: January 23, 2018 / Personal Injury
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The Latest Chapter in the GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit Saga

Detroit automaker General Motors Co. (GM) on December 28, 2017, won a court ruling that could significantly impact, and even reduce the value of, certain civil claims currently against it over flawed vehicle ignition switches. The switches have been linked to more than 120 deaths and many injuries and triggered a huge recall. U[...]

Date: January 22, 2018 / Wrongful Death
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Takata Airbags Continue to Cause Harm

Yet another U.S. death has been blamed on defective Takata airbags. Honda Motor Company’s North American unit and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently confirmed that a ruptured airbag inflator of Takata Corp. that was in a Honda Civic caused the death of another driver during last summer (2017). [...]

Date: January 15, 2018 / Defective Products
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