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What to Know about Trucking Accident Law

By |2018-02-02T12:49:29-08:0007/18/2017|Car Shipping Blog|

Accidents involving commercial trucks and drivers are different than accidents involving regular drivers. It is important for commercial drivers to understand these differences and how various laws may affect them in a personal injury lawsuit. Combined State and Federal Laws One of the biggest differences in truck accidents is the number [...]

Range Rover Secretly Bumps Engine Displacement for 3.0L Motors.

By |2016-01-25T23:46:38-08:0001/25/2016|Car Shipping Blog|

Whenever car manufacturers make the slightest changes to their products they usually can't stop talking about them. Even such minor changes as new exterior colors or wheel styles always tend to make press releases, magazines and car blogs . So it is especially surprising that Land Rover, maker of luxury SUVs, [...]

New Law Could Make Fixing Cars & Trucks Easier for DIYers

By |2019-12-03T11:38:49-08:0011/21/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

In 1998, President Clinton signed into law the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which was designed to prevent online companies from infringing on each other’s technologies, as well as protect software platforms and other forms of digital technology from copying, modification, or bypassing of protection encryption. One provision in the DMCA [...]

New Highway Bill to Change Carrier Rating System

By |2015-10-31T16:44:19-07:0010/31/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

On October 22, the House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pushed H.R. 3763 a six-year highway bill forward to the full House that would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to rework the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, including a removal of carrier rankings. The Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act [...]

How Does Freight Factoring Work?

By |2017-09-22T13:11:06-07:0010/22/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

Is freight factoring worth the commission? If you’re a truck driver and you want to get paid for your deliveries immediately, then the answer is yes. If you’re looking to have more control over your cash flow, freight factoring can be extremely useful, because it takes the task of bill collecting [...]

DOT to Mandate More Training for New Truck Drivers.

By |2015-10-29T19:46:51-07:0010/10/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has announced new training updates for truck drivers to go into effect in 2016. The FMCSA formed an advisory committee in late 2014 to examine minimal training requirements and determine the duration of classroom sessions and behind-the-wheel [...]

Your Next Text Message Could Cost $500!

By |2019-12-03T11:49:04-08:0010/05/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), eighty percent of all motor vehicle accidents are due to distracted driving. Approximately 6,000 accidents each year are the result of driver inattention—and cell phones are the chief culprit. Typically cell phone laws are passed at the state level, but Tempe, [...]

Hours of Service Rules for Truckers to Return?

By |2015-09-26T20:39:07-07:0009/26/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

Hours of service regulations for drivers of large, heavy trucks were created to keep fatigued drivers off the road in order to prevent accidents, as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) writes in its Interstate Truck Driver’s Guide to Hours of Service. For example, as the FMCSA states on its [...]

Has Your Vehicle Been Recalled But Not Repaired?

By |2015-09-09T18:04:39-07:0009/09/2015|Car Shipping Blog|

Although there is no law requiring used car dealers to stop selling recalled vehicles, AutoNation has announced that none of its 293 franchises across the United States will sell any vehicle that has an open safety recall, as Ashlee Kieler reports for Consumerist. Kieler goes on to quote a statement made [...]

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