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Distracted truck drivers are a growing threat to public safety

Generally speaking, crashes caused by distracted driving have become a growing problem in recent years. Every time you embark on San Antonio roads, you are likely within the proximity of someone texting, programming a GPS, using an infotainment system, or multitasking behind the wheel. It's become so habitual in our driving culture that many people […]

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42% rise in deadly truck crashes comes despite more safety inspections

The U.S. trucking industry’s safety record is much improved from decades ago. Legislation in the 1980s required more roadside inspections and gave states money to carry most of those out — and that was even before technological improvements made trucks much safer. Yet, fatal crashes involving large trucks in the United States increased 42 percent […]

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Efforts underway to make San Antonio safer for bicyclists

Riding a bike in San Antonio can be deadly. Twenty-nine people were killed or seriously injured while riding a bike in 2018 in the San Antonio area. That’s according to the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) bicycle advisory committee on the website of Texas Public Radio KSTX - San Antonio. The Bicycle Mobility Advisory […]

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Our Attorneys Disclose How Truck Safety Violations are Tracked

Texas truck drivers may already be familiar with the term Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) but what does it mean to other road users? The CSA program applies to large commercial trucks and is administered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The purpose of this program is to enforce safety standards for truck […]

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Potential New Texas Trucking Laws Roundup

Our state legislature is going to be spending a fair bit of their time this year talking about commercial trucks, the safety of their drivers and others who share the road with them. Three bills have already been introduced that would each address a different aspect of operating a truck in Texas.   These include provisions for driver hour […]

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Finding Truck Accident Evidence: San Antonio Attorneys Discuss

Accidents involving large commercial trucks in San Antonio can be devastating for those involved. Unlike smaller passenger vehicles, they can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds and can take longer to stop. When they’re unable to stop, the damage they cause can be catastrophic. Even with brakes that are properly maintained and up-to-date, large commercial […]

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