This crash shows you exactly why trucking companies are supposed to do safety inspections

A quick lesson in trucking law: maintenance duty You probably know that specific laws and regulations apply to all commercial trucks that use our public highways.* One of those rules: every trucking company must have a regular truck maintenance program to keep its equipment in safe operating condition. As a back-up, the truck driver must [...]

Truck Tire Retreads

With the summer months upon us, the hot weather can cause truck tire retreads to separate. Flying tire parts are commonly called "gators", because the shredded tire parts fly at vehicles behind the truck and "bite" at very high speeds. Heavy commercial motor vehicles are heavier, with more miles on the tires than most passenger vehicles. [...]