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Major semi-truck crash on I-5 in Oregon

Early in the morning of February 20, a major semi-truck crash on I-5 shut down the interstate for several hours. Initial reports from Oregon State Police (OSP) indicate that the semi truck was headed southbound on I-5 near Wilsonville, Oregon, and crossed into the northbound lanes. It looks like four vehicles were involved in the semi-truck [...]

2020-02-20T21:42:50+00:00In the News|

New entry-level training and commercial driver rules could reduce truck crashes

Entry-level truck drivers with commercial licensing requirements will face significant changes to training rules and regulations in 2020. New Commercial Driver Rules According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), new rules will soon apply to entry-level commercial truck drivers. On February 7, 2020, new national training standards will apply to all entry-level driver [...]

How a plaintiff’s lawyer can use the motor carrier Safety Director as an expert witness

The following information is an excerpt of a presentation given to the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys by plaintiff's lawyer Kevin Coluccio. I have taken the depositions of many motor carrier Safety Directors.  As I became more experienced and knowledgeable,  I developed the skill of questioning defendant witnesses in such a manner as to make [...]

Court holds trucking companies 100% responsible for Skagit Bridge collapse

Last week, the Washington Supreme Court issued a ruling in the ongoing litigation between the State and trucking companies regarding the collapse of the I-5 Skagit River Bridge in 2013. Washington Supreme Court tells trucking companies, not WSDOT, to pay for I-5 Skagit bridge collapse While Judge Steven Gonzalez’ reasoning was not completely sound and [...]