St. Louis Trucking Accidents: Regulator Failing on Several Fronts

Two federally-commissioned reports on a trucking safety initiative launched in 2010 were critical of several aspects, recommending numerous modifications in order for the program to be more effective. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Safety Carrier Administration unveiled the Compliance Safety Accountability program with the promise of improving commercial truck and bus safety. However, our Read More

Officials Warning Motorists of Weather-Related Car Accidents in Missouri

Officials Warning Motorists of Weather-Related Car Accidents in Missouri As we recently reported on our St. Louis Car Injury Lawyer Blog, motorists have been facing some serious risks for car accidents in the area with the sketchy winter weather. Unfortunately, risks for car accidents skyrocket in various weather conditions, ice and snow being among them. As officials with the Transportation Department work to get Read More

More Regulations Proposed to Help Reduce Risks of Distracted Driving-Related Car Accident in St. Louis, Nation

More Regulations Proposed to Help Reduce Risks of Distracted Driving-Related Car Accident in St. Louis, Nation The state of Missouri currently has no law restricting the use of cell phones or text messaging devices for any driver over the age of 20. There is only one law that prohibits drivers who are 21-years-old or younger from texting while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. The lack of laws regulating these Read More

St. Charles Truck Accidents Can Be Deadly

St. Charles Truck Accidents Can Be Deadly A 22-year-old woman died recently in Springfield after an accident with a tractor trailer on a highway in St. Clair County, the News-Leader reports. The tragic accident shows how important it is to avoid truck and tractor trailer accidents in St. Charles. These vehicles are large and can cause severe injuries or death. St. Louis Injury Lawyers have devoted their careers Read More

St. Louis Trucking Accident Highlights Work Zone Safety Week

St. Louis Trucking Accident Highlights Work Zone Safety Week The gas tanker that collided with a Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) truck on Interstate 70 illustrates the dangers of large trucks carrying hazardous materials. The St. Louis trucking accident forced the highway to close while hazmat crews cleared the scene, according to KPLR 11. Our St. Louis car accident lawyers realize these large, Read More

Missouri school bus accident, St. Louis semi accident, blamed on traffic slowing for road construction

Missouri school bus accident, St. Louis semi accident, blamed on traffic slowing for road construction The bus driver's inattention and close following distance may have contributed to the deadly Missouri school bus accident on I-44 that killed two students, St. Louis Today reported. As we reported last week on our St. Louis Car Accident Lawyers Blog, the two buses collided with a semi and a pickup truck. More Read More

Two Dead, 50 Injured after St. Louis School Buses Involved in Accident with Semi

Two Dead, 50 Injured after St. Louis School Buses Involved in Accident with Semi A St. Louis, Missouri school bus accident killed two people and injured as many as 50 others on Thursday after a pair of buses collided with a tractor trailer about 40 miles outside the city, CNN reported. The Missouri Department of Transportation reported that the accident occurred at about 10:15 a.m. on I-44 near mile marker 250. Read More

Two dead in St. Louis trucking accident; authorities blame distracted driving

Two dead in St. Louis trucking accident; authorities blame distracted driving A horrific St. Louis semi accident killed two motorists in a seven-car, chain-reaction collision on I-55, St. Louis Today reported. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the tractor-trailer accident was caused by distracted driving after the trucker took his eyes off the road. By the time he returned his attention to the road, he found a Read More