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Jim Lewis

Truck Driver Distracted By Porn On Cell Phone Crashes Into Stopped Vehicles

In an alarming case that demonstrates the increasing dangers posed by personal electronic devices being used behind the wheel, a truck driver in Arizona has been charged after crashing his big rig into three cop cars. Not only did the […]

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Truck Safety Group Pushes North Carolina Lawmakers To Implement Stricter Tractor-Trailer Regulation

Three different families came together recently to press lawmakers in North Carolina to push for stricter requirements on truckers. Specifically, the family members advocated for increases in the amount of insurance truckers must carry, limits on truck weight and size […]

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NTSB Study Concludes Changes Needed to Safety Rules for Single-Unit Trucks

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced the results of a safety study it conducted on single-unit truck crashes. Single-unit trucks are large trucks that have a gross…

Randy Appleton

Truck, Bus Companies Fight Federal Safety Ratings

One small federal agency called the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responsibility for ensuring that each of the tens of thousands of interstate trucking and bussing companies…

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Drowsy Truck Driver Runs off the Road in North Carolina (NC)

The dangers of drowsiness in truck drivers were again highlighted when a North Carolina (NC) dump truck driver ran off the road and into a ditch. The truck driver from Kinston, NC, survived a number…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Fatal South Carolina Highway Crash Raises Tricky Liability Issues

A deadly highway merging accident in central South Carolina has the potential to bring even greater suffering to a family who lost two children or to a tractor-trailer driver who suffered injuries…

Randy Appleton

North Carolina Is One of the Top States for Truck Wrecks

North Carolina (NC) made a top-10 list, but it’s not exactly the type of top-10 list the Tar Heel state would like to be on. The state is ranked sixth in the nation for total accidents…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Jackknifing Tractor Trailer Accidents

A lot of people are afraid to fly. There’s something about the idea of hurtling through the air that just doesn’t sit well with them. Maybe it’s the height. Maybe it’s the…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro, P.C.

Albemarle County Virginia UPS Truck Crash Injures Four

A two-vehicle crash took place on Richmond Road in Albemarle County, Virginia which involved a Toyota Camry and a tractor-trailer truck. According to investigators, a 1992 Toyota Camry driven by…

Randy Appleton

Tractor-Trailer Accident Causes Fatality in Concord, North Carolina

A tractor-trailer owned by Martin’s Abbatoir Wholesale Meat Company carrying a truck load of cattle over turned on Interstate 85 in Concord, North Carolina (NC) injuring one person and killing…