US Underride Laws on Par with Canada’s from 2007

US Underride Laws on Par with Canada’s from 2007

You may have never heard of a “rear-impact guard” however you have likely stared at one without even knowing it. These metal frames located on the back of tractor trailers or “big rig” trucks hang down towards the ground. Their job is to prevent truck underride...
4th of July Events Around Atlanta

4th of July Events Around Atlanta

Atlanta offers a rich variety of recreation all year round, but no time of year puts our city’s wonderful diversity on display more than the 4th of July. Our nation’s independence day is the occasion for a vast array of celebrations, from splashy displays of...
Knowing a Trucker’s Blind Spots & How to Avoid Them

Knowing a Trucker’s Blind Spots & How to Avoid Them

If you drive with any frequency on America’s roads these days, you no doubt have become accustomed to sharing the asphalt with tractor-trailers. An estimated 3 million commercial trucks drive on our country’s roadways to move 9.2 billion tons of freight every year....
April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving has always been a danger on our roadways. From playing with the radio to horsing around in the car, there are all kinds of distractions that can take our eyes off the road just long enough to cause an accident. In recent years, distracted driving...
Lessons from the Tracy Morgan Trucking Accident

Lessons from the Tracy Morgan Trucking Accident

It’s been a long road to recovery for comedian and actor Tracy Morgan. The SNL and 30 Rock star was involved in a deadly trucking accident in June 2014. His limo-van was struck by a speeding Wal-Mart tractor trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike. The accident killed his...
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