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New Drivers and Dangerous Trucks: Philadelphia Truck Accident Lawyer Rand Spear

semi truck on side of road after crash

With about 100,000 open truck driver positions, inexperienced drivers are increasingly behind the wheel says Philadelphia truck accident lawyer Rand Spear. No matter what the job if there are many openings and employers eager to hire, those who are hiring may lower the qualifications to get the positions filled. One of those qualifications is experience. …

New Jersey Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses New Entry Level Driver Training Rule for Truckers

long haul semi truck driving on road

Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule that sets education and training requirements for new truck drivers. The Entry-Level Driver Training Rule (ELDT) replaces a previous proposal that would have made it mandatory for new truck drivers to complete at least 30 hours of training behind the wheel before receiving …

Philadelphia Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses New Trucker Drug Test Database

drug test specimen bottle

Commercial carriers and companies that operate semi-trucks will soon be subject to new rules for drug and alcohol testing for their drivers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is ready to publish a new rule regarding a central database listing the results of truckers’ drug and alcohol screenings. Under the new rule, carrier companies …

Philadelphia Truck Accident Lawyer Says – Beware of Ice Missiles This Winter

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Drivers in Philadelphia and New Jersey are well-versed in the perils of winter driving. From black ice to heavy snowfall, getting behind the wheel during the winter months can be a nerve-wracking experience—especially when a driver around you has neglected to clear snow accumulation from the top of their vehicle. Sudden braking or a high …

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