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Bigger trucks spell big trouble on Maryland’s roads

AAA Mid-Atlantic says Congress should resist lobbying efforts, protect state’s drivers and roads by saying no to huge new vehicles June 19, 2011|By Ragina C. Averella In meetings with members of Congress and their staffs this month, I was very …

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FMCSA Fines American Welding & Tank Company

  FMCSA Fines American Welding & Tank Company Nearly $4 Million for Violating Federal Hazardous Materials Safety Standards WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced $3,876,000 in fines against American Welding & …

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Rep. McGovern Receives the Promoting Highway Safety Through Legislation Award

September 21, 2011 Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA) honored US Rep. James McGovern, D-MA, with its Promoting Highway Safety Through Legislation award for his work as a champion of safe highways. Westborough attorney Ted Bassett, Jr. …

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Arizona freeway crash: truck loses control, kills 4

by Kelsey Pfeffer – Sept. 9, 2011 06:16 PM The Arizona Republic – 12 News Breaking News Team Authorities on Friday identified four people who were killed in a collision involving semis along Interstate 10 north of Tucson. Three of …

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Washington state cannot afford bigger trucks on our stressed highways

Tommie Pillow As Washington State Patrol troopers, my colleagues and I see first-hand the dangers and damage large trucks can cause on our state’ s roads. Yet powerful corporations and large trucking companies are lobbying Congress to let tractor-trailer trucks …

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