OP-1 is a form motor carriers use to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for operating authority. MCS- 150 is form to register for a USDOT number. Many companies will have filled out both forms. If you are an attorney handling a tractor trailer collision case, make sure you send a Freedom […]
Pedestrian Struck by Tractor Trailer in Charles Town, W.V.
A man struck by a tractor trailer as he walked across U.S. Route 340 in Charles Town, W.V., on the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 21, was airlifted to a nearby medical facility with serious injuries, according to The Journal. Initial reports indicate the man was crossing the highway at Jefferson Terrace Road when he was […]
NTSB: Ban All Cell Phone Use While Driving
Truck drivers who’ve felt singled out by talk of cell phone bans can take heart: It’s not just about trucks anymore. Thanks to a strong correlation between fatality crashes and cell phone usage while driving, on Tuesday the five-person National Transportation Safety Board unanimously recommended a universal ban on talking, texting, and emailing while driving […]