The short answer: NO! There is a dangerous, incorrect, and all too prevalent assumption that the issuance of a CDL (and the training that goes into CDL issuance) means that the CDL holder is qualified to drive any commercial vehicle. In reality, obtaining a CDL is oftentimes just the beginning on the road to becoming […]
What is Off-Tracking in a Large Truck?
WHAT HAPPENS IN OFF-TRACKING? Off-tracking is a term used to describe what happens with large trucks, or any vehicle with more than one set of wheels when the rear wheels don’t follow the same path as the front wheels while moving through a turn or a curve. Instead, the rear wheels will follow the shorter […]
VIDEO: Is a truck company obligated to research a driver’s history before hiring? Pt. 2
Last week, partner at The Law Firm for Truck Safety talked about a truck company’s obligation to research a driver’s history before hiring. Today, he dives a little deeper into the subject. Watch below.
Is a trucking company obligated to investigate a driver’s history before hiring?
Watch as Matthew E. Wright, a partner at The Law Firm for Truck Safety sheds some light on when and if a trucking company is obligated to investigate a driver’s history before hiring.