Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses

To operate a commercial motor vehicle in Georgia, you must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sets the standards and rules for obtaining a commercial driver’s license.  Obtaining […]

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks

If you’re driving a car, a collision with a semi-truck can be a nightmare. Semi-trucks are significantly larger than the average vehicle. Colliding with a semi-truck is much more hazardous than getting hit by another […]

How Much Do Semi-Trucks Weigh?

America is a nation that relies on semi-trucks. With more than 2 million big trucks on our nation’s roads, the trucking industry is responsible for moving more than 70 percent of American freight. This translates […]

What is MCS-90?

If you’ve never heard of MCS-90 before, you’re not alone. Generally speaking, the people who know about MCS-90 tend to be the ones that work in the commercial trucking industry. If you have been injured […]

How E-commerce Impacts the Trucking Industry

Is e-commerce going to do away with the trucking industry? For decades, the United States has depended on the trucking industry to transport goods across the nation. Commercial trucks have been an efficient and effective […]

Georgia Paramedic, EMT, Patient Injured in Rig Crash With Dump Truck

A dump truck and a Glynn County Fire Department ambulance crashed on St. Simons Island on August 5, 2020, in Glynn County. The collision occurred around 9:50 a.m. at the intersection of Demere Road and […]

What Not to Do After an Atlanta Truck Accident

Truck accidents in the Atlanta area can cause serious injuries or fatalities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 155 truck crash fatalities in 2014 and 182 in 2015. Nationally, in 2015, […]

Does Your Teen Know How to Stay Safe around Trucks?

The time has come – your teenager has passed their driving test and has their license – at least their intermediate license. While intermediate licenses in Georgia do have many restrictions to keep novice drivers […]

The Aftermath of a Big Rig Crash

An accident involving an eighteen-wheeler can be terrifying. The trauma of the accident may continue for a long time afterwards. Accident victims often feel overwhelmed in the weeks and months after a traumatic accident and […]

Truck Accident Liability Can Be Complicated

Accidents involving large trucks and tractor-trailers are a major highway hazard. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,903 persons were killed and about 111,000 people injured in crashes involving large trucks in 2014. […]