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New Rule in Trucking Industry Mandates Electronic Time Logs

Feb 22 2018 in Truck Accidents

Recently, a federal law was implemented regarding how semi-truck drivers log their driving hours. The law requires the installation of electronic time logs in trucks, and federal officials are hoping this will reduce the number of truck-related accidents on the road. To learn more about…

Returning to Your Job After a Work Injury

Feb 21 2018 in Workers' Compensation

When you are injured at work, your immediate focus will be on your recovery. Workers’ compensation insurance exists to help you recover by providing financial compensation for both medical costs and regular household expenses. However, returning to work after an injury may take some time…

FMCSA Studying Excessive Commuting by Truck Drivers

Feb 20 2018 in Truck Accidents

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has implemented regulations stating when truckers can be driving and how often they need to take breaks in between working days. Nonetheless, little has been said about putting an end to excessive commuting by truck drivers until recently. The…

Most Dangerous Roads for Truckers

Feb 20 2018 in Truck Accidents

Zonar, a company known for its fleet management technology, studied data provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and developed an infographic depicting the 10 most dangerous roads for truckers in the United States. The highways, which are located in ten different states, see…

Common Insurance Forms After an Accident

Feb 19 2018 in Auto Accidents, Insurance

Getting into a car accident can be frightening, and in the aftermath of the crash, you could be in shock. But, in order to recover the compensation you deserve, you should immediately gather evidence related to the wreck and fill out common insurance forms and…

How to Prove Negligence in Court

Feb 16 2018 in Insurance

Receiving compensation for a car accident that wasn’t your fault can be difficult and complex. Drivers who get into accidents generally let their insurance companies decide settlement amounts, but sometimes, in order to fully recover, you need more than the insurer is willing to give…

Dangers of Driving with Headphones

Feb 14 2018 in Auto Accidents

Driving with headphones is illegal in the state of Illinois and can result in a serious fine. Not only is it a distraction, it also blocks out sounds such as sirens while driving. While driving with headphones or earbuds is illegal, this law does allow…