Where Are the 4 Blind Spots on an 18-Wheeler?

Large truck accidents are some of the most devastating traffic accidents on the road. Whether you call them tractor-trailers, big-rigs, or 18-wheelers, a large truck outweighs your vehicle by up to 75,000 pounds.  Occupants of other vehicles sustain almost three-fourths of the deaths and injuries… read more

Can You Sue for a Car Accident if You Are Not Hurt?

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, over 157,000 traffic crashes were reported statewide in 2019. Because of those crashes, 881 people lost their lives, and 55,112 people were injured. There were also 118,387 property damage-only crashes. Some people involved in car accidents are fortunate… read more

Breaking News: Missouri Passes Emergency COVID-19 Workers Compensation Benefit Presumption for First Responders

When COVID-10 hit the country, nobody really knew how unprepared our country was to deal with the crisis. Coronavirus has spread rampantly throughout the country and now New York has more confirmed cases than any single country. First responders have largely used up the personal… read more

Contigo Water Bottle Recall

Contigo has issued a recall on water bottles that pose a choking hazard.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Bans Truck Driver Text Messaging

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a final rule banning commercial drivers from text messaging on the road to decrease Missouri truck accidents. The FMCSA recently prohibited on-the-job text messaging by commercial truck drivers. Under the new regulation, motor carriers cannot require… read more

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin Shuts Down Demco Express LLC

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Administration recently ordered Texas-based interstate trucking company Demco Express/Demco Transportation, Inc. to cease any and all trucking and transportation operations. The FMCSA found that Demco Express was an imminent hazard to national public safety due to its… read more

Five Truck Crash Kills One

Karl Krueger, 62, was killed and another man was injured Tuesday in a chain reaction crash that involved five tractor trailers near . This fatal tractor trailer accident occurred before noon as four of the trucks were stopped on highway I-29. Krueger was driving the… read more

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Program Tested, Found Effective

The federal government recently evaluated the cost and effectiveness of the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) program in Missouri. The CSA is a federal initiative designed to strengthen the safety of the nation’s public roadways. The CSA aims to improve the safety of large trucks… read more

Motorcyclist Struck By Tractor-Trailer’s Exploding Tire

A male Festus, Missouri resident was struck by an airborne tire tread that exploded from the wheel of a tractor-trailer when the resident was traveling on Interstate 44 on his motorcycle. The motorcyclist was struck on June 13, 2012 at 1:25pm in Phelps County. Kenneth… read more

Fatality In Fiery Semi-Trailer Accident

Two semi-trucks crashed into a head-on Missouri semi-truck accident in Cameron, Missouri, killing one and injuring two. The accident occurred when a northbound tractor trailer crossed the centerline and slammed into a semitrailer traveling in the other direction. Both trucks burst into flame at impact…. read more