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- What Drivers Need to Know About Rear Cross Traffic Alert Systems
Traffic alert systems are on the rise. The benefits and shortcomings of these technologies are being further explored as time goes on.
- 2016 Sees New Laws for Illinois Drivers
Driving in Illinois is changing in 2016. Make sure you are up to date on the new laws and how they affect your commute.
- Stopping Distances for Commercial Vehicles
Due to the potential for serious damage, the trucking industry is highly regulated. Truck drivers must follow a complete set of rules regarding the amount of miles that they can drive in a day, the number of hours a day that the truck driver can travel and when they must take breaks. The large nature of commercial vehicles makes them a potentially dangerous object on the roadways. As such, truck drivers must take their stopping distances into consideration.
- Storage, Bailment, Warehouse Lien Foreclosure and Logistics Issues Under the UCC
The heart of the bailment relationship which results when a logistics customer transfers property to a warehouse for storage is the warehouse receipt. It is much more than a receipt. It is a document of title and provides essential terms. An attorney retained to provide advice relating to damages or foreclosure of a warehouse lien needs to be experienced with the UCC and also with third party logistics contracts which are often incorporated into the warehouse receipt.
- What Attorneys Need to Know To Draft Third Party Logistics (TPL) Contracts
Third party logistics (TPL and 3PL) contracts are some of the most complicated agreements an attorney can draft. For the manufacturer entering into an agreement with a third party logistics provider, or a new entity providing logistics services, well-drafted and negotiated third party logistics contracts are essential to protect profits and exclude liability for damages or unforeseen additional costs.
- Train Accident Cases
Cases involving train accidents and resulting injuries have a number of significant differences from other personal injury cases. By being aware of the following information, you can make a more informed decision about whether to pursue a train accident case.
- The Dangers of Using a Cell Phone While Driving
People are more likely to cause serious accidents when they use cell phones while driving. In fact, a study conducted by the University of Utah shows drivers who use cell phones while driving are as impaired as drunk drivers.
- NTSB Issues Truck Safety Agenda
Some of the most effective truck accident safety initiatives come out of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB.)
- Seeking Compensation for Motorcycle Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to experience a fatal accident than car drivers.
- Pennsylvania Highway Safety Laws Need Improvement
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS) in Washington, D.C. assert that Pennsylvania’s highway safety laws lag behind ten other states, putting Pennsylvania drivers at a higher risk of preventable car accident injuries and deaths.