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

FMCSA Improves Motor Carrier Regulations Concerning Hazardous Materials

Enforcing motor carrier safety regulations decrease the risk of Missouri trucking accidents. When motor carriers such as trucking and passenger bus companies know that safety regulations will be enforced, they comply with safety regulations. Since safety regulations are designed to decrease the risk of a… read more

FMCSA Announces Millions In Trucking Safety Grants To States

The federal government recently announced that state agencies will receive millions of dollars in a concerted effort to reduce the number of trucking accidents in Missouri and around the nation. After extensive research and discussion with state-level safety leaders, the federal government is awarding several… read more

Roadcheck 2010 Results Are In!

Every year for the past 22 years, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has performed a flurry of a random inspections over a three-day span called Roadcheck. With the cooperation of federal agencies here in the U.S., Canadian and Mexican transportation officials, and thousands of inspectors,… read more

U.S. Department Of Transportation And FMCSA Shuts Down BM&L Trucking, LLC

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, LLC to cease all of its transportation operations. FMCSA based the order on the fact that BM&L’s transportation operation contained safety violations which posed an imminent hazard to the public safety of multiple… read more

Hiring And Retention Regulations For Tractor Trailer Companies

The single largest contributing factor to fatal Missouri tractor trailer accidents is driver error. While certain crashes may have be unforeseeable and unavoidable, other drivers have a history of poor driving habits that should have been an indicator of their chances of causing an accident… read more