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Fat Truck Drivers More Likely to Kill – Study Says 54% More Likely to Crash in First Two Years

Posted in Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has long been know to be a problem in the trucking industry. A recent study confirms overweight drivers are more likely to be involved in a crash, 54% more likely than other drivers! The researchers stated that OSA is most likely the cause of the increased crash risk.   Drivers who have OSA fail to get… Continue Reading

FMCSA CAVES TO TRUCKING INDUSTRY – STATES BOTTOM 1% FOR SAFETY NO LONGER DEFICIENT

Posted in Safety
The FMCSA CSA 2010 program has dropped the "deficient" category from SafeStat that found trucking companies, in the bottom 25% for driver, vehicle, or company safety, to be "deficient." The new CSA 2010 rating, announced November 18, 2010 without fanfare, will only be an "alert."  Specifically the old SafeStat system states:  "To obtain a SafeStat score, a carrier must… Continue Reading

Morgan Adams Published Nationally on Trucking Accident Litigation

Posted in Hiring A Truck Accident Lawyer
I am happy to announce that my book chapter "Trucking Accident Litigation" has been published by West Publishing, the nations largest and most respected legal publisher. The chapter is published in the multi-volume set Handling Motor Vehicle Accident Cases, 2d. West allows one author per topic and I was chosen to write the chapter on commercial truck and… Continue Reading