This is how a 12-ton steel beam just fell off a semi truck

Commercial truck drivers and motor carriers have stringent rules and regulations they must follow; because of the damage that can be caused by their errors, they are subject to greater scrutiny. In the many years I have handled trucking cases, I have seen many careless acts by professional drivers and motor carriers. But mistakes like this one are truly [...]

2017-09-28T18:42:53+00:00September 28th, 2017|Truck Inspections|

It took the tragic death of a UW professor to close this trucking safety loophole

The logging truck, quite simply, had been massively overloaded. It wasn’t the first time this trucking company—and this trucker—had been caught overloading their logging trucks.   Logging trucks—like this one—must follow strict guidelines to correctly load and secure extremely heavy cargo.   But one day, on a scenic road in the Olympic Peninsula, [...]

2016-01-12T18:29:18+00:00January 12th, 2016|Overloaded truck|