FMCSA Shuts Down Midwestern Commercial Truck Company

The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) shut down an Indiana trucking company for multiple federal safety violations. The FMCSA’s decision to shut down ultimately prevents Missouri semi-truck car accidents, since the Midwestern truck company operated across state lines. The… read more

FMCSA Orders Georgia-Based Trucking Company To Cease Operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently ordered a Georgia-based trucking company, Judson Mobley Logging, Inc., to cease all its operations for its continuing violations of several federal safety regulations. Judson Mobley engaged in interstate commerce and operated across state… read more

FMCSA Strengthens Trucker Drug Restrictions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an agency of the United States Department of Transportation, promulgated a new final rule to emphasize that illegal drug use can bar a truck driver from operating a commercial motor vehicle. FMCSA regulations are an important safeguard of… read more

5-year-old Injured In Trucking Accident in Missouri

A 5-year-old from Warrensburg, Missouri was injured in a Benton County Missouri trucking accident on Monday evening. The accident resulted in injuries for two adults as well. The multivehicle truck accident occurred on August 15, 2011 at 7:20pm as two tractor trailers drove on US-65… read more

Federal Government Cracks Down on Unsafe Trucking Companies

According to the United States Department of Transportation, the Obama Administration has dramatically increased orders to shut down unsafe trucking companies. These federal orders are a part of a larger effort to decrease Missouri trucking accidents and the injuries that result from them. The Administration… read more

FMCSA Database Accepts Reports of Tractor Trailer Safety Violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has created a database that accepts complaints about motor carrier safety violations. This database empowers everyday citizens to protect the safety of the nation’s highways and prevent Missouri truck accidents. The National Consumer Complaint Database accepts complaints of… read more

Alcohol Suspected In Fatal Crash Involving Semi Driver in St. Louis, MO

The last week of 2010 saw a fatal accident on Interstate 70, near Agate, Colorado. A St. Louis, Missouri tractor-trailer driver is charged with causing the accident which took the life of a 71-year old man, and seriously injured two others. It is believed 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 Establishes A Consumer Checklist For Choosing Moving Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently established a checklist for consumers to better help them choose “responsible” interstate moving companies. Consumers often choose moving companies when they have to transport a large amount of personal property from one… read more

Alcohol, Drugs and Tractor Trailers

Driving while intoxicated is a major problem on our country’s roadways. On almost any given day you can open the newspaper or look at daily crash reports and see at least one alcohol related accident that occurred in the area. In fact, Missouri had 364… read more