On May 15 of this year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) introduced Brake Safety Day. This was an unpublicized day on which the CVSA partnered with local law enforcement in 45 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces and conducted random inspections of commercial vehicles.
A U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) study highlighted the role of inexperienced truck drivers in accidents involving semitrailers.
If you were forced to work without pay, how long could you survive? Most Americans don’t have $400 saved up in case of emergency. For the more than 800,000 federal employees who are now entering their second straight month without income, the situation is getting increasingly dire.
Attorney Allegra Carpenter presented at this year's American Association for Justice's (AAJ) Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado, from July 7-10. A skilled litigator and trial consultant, Carpenter shared insights on how plaintiff attorneys can favorably represent clients concurrently involved in a criminal trial.
Every time there's a plane crash, the story makes headlines in every major media outlet. Fortunately, such tragedies occur infrequently. But what would happen if there were a commuter plane crash every week in the United States--each time killing all of its passengers? Under such a scenario, plane crashes would kill more than 4,000 Americans each year. There would likely be a public outcry to increase plane safety and reduce unnecessary deaths.
In any city in the U.S., you'll find an intersection or stretch of the road that local drivers will know to circumvent. Certain areas, for a variety of reasons, can be magnets for car crashes, and those who wish to get to their destination without incident will dodge them accordingly.