Contigo Water Bottle Recall

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

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

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 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 in Missouri

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

Five Truck Crash Kills One Man in Missouri

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 Holds Public Meeting On National Registry

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be holding a public meeting (dated June 11, 2012) in Washington, D.C. concerning the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (the “National Registry”). The FMCSA initially published the National Registry in the Federal… read more

FMCSA Changes Safety Program After Reaching Settlement

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) changed how information will be published on the website of its safety accountability program for motor carriers. This change in Missouri motor carrier regulations is a part of a settlement ending recent litigation with trucking associations. The Compliance… read more

FMCSA Announces Final Rule Banning Trucker Cell Phone Use

The United States Department of Transportation announced a new final rule banning cell phone use by interstate truckers earlier this week. The Department of Transportation enacted the rule as a part of its concerted effort to decrease Missouri distracted driving truck accidents. The rule prohibiting… read more