Congress Reexamining Insurance Minimums for the Trucking Industry

In 1980, Congress enacted regulation that the trucks have $750,000 in insurance.  And it has been that amount for thirty-five years, although in real terms that $750,000 is worth $4 million in today’s dollars. On February 26, 2015, comments will close on a crucial rule making issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Trucking Accidents|Comments Off on Congress Reexamining Insurance Minimums for the Trucking Industry

Serious Questions Raised About Median Barrier in Orland High School Student Tragedy

A Federal Express truck driver for unknown reasons crossed a grassy highway median on I5 near Orland and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students on their way to visit Humboldt State University.  The accident occurred on I5, north of Route 32 in Orland.  The devastating incident killed 10 people and [...]

By | April 11th, 2014|Bus Accidents, Catastrophic Accidents, Dangerous Road Condition, Trucking Accidents|Comments Off on Serious Questions Raised About Median Barrier in Orland High School Student Tragedy