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Cogan & Power Recent Blogs

Why Tanker Truck Accidents Are So Dangerous
August 23, 2019
When an accident involving a tanker truck occurs, there is a greater likelihood of serious injuries or fatalities becaus ...
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Entry-Level Driver Training: Are Fewer Trucking Crashes on the Horizon?
July 23, 2019
Entry-level driver training requirements scheduled to go into effect in February 2020 may reduce the risk of large truck ...
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Truck Safety Technology Is Saving Lives
June 25, 2019
As motor vehicle accident fatalities rise throughout the country, the trucking industry is turning to technology to make ...
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Hair Drug Testing for Truckers
April 24, 2019
Drug testing hair follicles may reduce the number of fatal accidents involving impaired truck drivers. Nationwide, opio ...
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Legal Liability in Oversize Load Accidents
January 25, 2019
Oversized loads can overburden a vehicle and cause the driver to lose control over the rig. Drivers have a duty [&hellip ...
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When Major Truck Violations Cause a Crash
November 19, 2018
Commercial truck drivers that fail to adhere to safety regulations and motor vehicle laws run the risk of causing seriou ...
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When Road Debris Causes a Crash
October 25, 2018
When road debris causes a crash, private motorists, truckers, and commercial transportation companies can be held liable ...
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How the ELD Exemption for Livestock and Ag Haulers Could Impact Safety
August 21, 2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is currently considering rules that would exempt agricultural haulers fr ...
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The True Impact of a Hazmat Truck Crash
June 19, 2018
Exposure to chemicals, fuel, and other toxic substances that are spilled in a hazmat truck accident can have life-alteri ...
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Can Trucking Regulations Be Reduced Without Undermining Safety?
April 25, 2018
Trucking regulations are designed to protect motorists and pedestrians from harm, but there are motions underway that ma ...
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