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Could a Trucking Company be Liable for a NM Trucking Accident by Setting Unrealistic Delivery Schedules?

By Mark Caruso |

Trucking Companies May be Liable for Forcing Truck Drivers to Drive Faster than the Speed Limit The trucking business is the class “time is money” type of industry.  The faster the a truck driver makes a delivery, the faster that the truck driver and trucking company make money.  The more deliveries done, the more… Read More »

NM Trucking Accident Caused by Ill or Fatigued Truck Driver: What are My Rights?

By Mark Caruso |

Albuquerque Auto Accident Lawyer Explains Liability When a NM Trucking Accident is Caused by an Ill or Fatigued Driver Even in the best of circumstances and situations, a large commercial vehicle like a big rig, semi tractor trailer, 18 wheeler, double trailer, or other box truck is just downright dangerous.  This includes when a… Read More »

Common FMCSA Violations That Cause New Mexico Trucking Accidents

By Mark Caruso |

New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Common FMCSA Violations Which Cause 18 Wheeler Wrecks Since trucking is an interstate business, meaning it takes place in multiple states, there are federal regulations which apply to truck drivers and trucking companies no matter what state the truck is from, going to, or presently in.  These federal… Read More »

New Mexico Trucking Accident Caused by Distracted Driving

By Mark Caruso |

Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Distracted Truck Drivers and 18 Wheeler Wrecks Distracted driving is now more dangerous than drunk driving, according to research.  The primary cause of distracted driving is electronic device use, particularly cell phone use.  No matter the reason, cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle is not acceptable.  This… Read More »

When Does a Truck Driver Have to Inspect Cargo? Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains

By Mark Caruso |

Understanding When Truck Drivers Need to Inspect Cargo: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Shares a Secret to Win Unsecured Cargo Cases! Large commercial vehicles like 18 wheelers, flatbeds, semi tractor trailers, and other big rigs haul cargo.  Big cargo.  That is what they do.  Most companies do a good job at it too.  But unfortunately… Read More »

Could Truck Driver Fatigue Have Caused the Fatal Lordsburg Trucking Accident on I-10?

By Mark Caruso |

Could the Fatal Lordsburg Trucking Accident on I-10 Been Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue? We have been following a fatal Lordsburg trucking accident on I-10 that has been reported by several news agencies.  A semi tractor trailer truck driver crossed the centerline median and hit another semi tractor trailer head on, and then hit… Read More »

High Winds Could Cause New Mexico Trucking Accidents

By Mark Caruso |

Truck Drivers are Required to Take Preventive Measures in High Winds: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Many news sources including the National Weather Service are forecasting high winds for New Mexico and particularly Albuquerque, including gusts over 75 MPH.  People are advised to exercise extreme caution and avoid travel.  High profile vehicles are also… Read More »

Crashes with Stopped Trucks on Interstates: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer

By Mark Caruso |

Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains When Large Trucks Need to Put Up Warnings Such as Signs or Hazards Not only can a large commercial truck like an 18 wheeler, big rig, semi tractor trailer, or other box truck cause serious injury when it is moving, but it can cause significant injury or even wrongful… Read More »

New Mexico Trucking Crashes Caused by the Polar Vortex

By Mark Caruso |

Polar Vortex Causing New Mexico Trucking Crashes Due to Snow and Ice The news across the country is that the polar vortex had plummeted temperatures for the majority of Americans throughout the Midwest and Northeast.  Here in New Mexico, temperatures did not drop to arctic levels but were still below freezing for several days… Read More »

How Long Can a Truck Driver Drive? Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains

By Mark Caruso |

Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains the FMCSA Hours of Service Rules on How Long a Truck Driver Could Drive The shipping and logistics industry is one of the largest industries in the United States.  The largest part of this industry is shipping through large commercial vehicles like 18 wheelers, semi tractor trailers, double trailers,… Read More »

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