Driving Tips for Safely Sharing the Road with Large Trucks

June 15th, 2012 | Truck accident

A large commercial motor vehicle can weigh up to 80,000 pounds.  An accident with one of these heavy trucks can be life changing.  To avoid an accident, licensed drivers must understand how best to share the road with these large vehicles. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has a “Share the Road Safely Program.”   This… Read More

Ohio Truck Drivers Recognized For Safe Driving Records And For Being Heroes Of The Highway

February 20th, 2012 | Truck accident

Earlier this month, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) announced the recipients for OOIDA’s Safe Driving Award program.  This program recognizes drivers for safe, accident-free years while operating a commercial vehicle.   Four (4) of the twelve (12) Safe Driving Award recipients are from Ohio.  Our law firm would like to join OOIDA in recognizing Ohio’s… Read More

Winter Weather is Here – Please Use Extreme Caution

December 12th, 2011 | Truck accident

Waking up to winter snow and icy roads this week requires us to reverse engineer our rush, rush, rush mentality of driving from one place to another. Read More

New Rule – Commercial Drivers’ Hand-Held Cell Phone Use Banned

November 23rd, 2011 | Truck accident

Department of Transportation issued a Final Rule announcing an end to hand-held cell phone use by drivers of buses and large commercial trucks. Read More

Aggressive Driving – Just Let It Go

November 23rd, 2011 | Truck accident

"aggressive driving and road rage lead to nothing good and can often lead to severe accidents, sometimes accidents involving innocent motorists or pedestrians" Read More