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Cogan & Power Recent Blogs

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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This Large Truck Recall Could Save Your Life
February 20, 2018
Major truck manufacturers issued a joint recall of commercial trucks in the fall of 2017 due to problems with the [&hell ...
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ATA Autonomous Truck Policy Guidelines Introduced
December 18, 2017
Automated automotive technology is a rapidly evolving field and the American Trucking Association has recently adopted t ...
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Top Speed Reductions Lead to Fewer Truck Accidents
October 02, 2017
According to a 2012 study that was funded by the federal government, reducing maximum truck speeds results in a reduced ...
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