Posts tagged "Commercial Vehicle Accidents"

UPS drivers are supposed to take a longer, safer route

Drivers for UPS know that there is great value in avoiding traffic crashes. Clearly, public safety is at the heart of this matter, as they seek to keep others out of the hospital by eliminating dangerous accidents. There is also the financial side, though, since even a minor crash can really impact their productivity or ability to work.

The online shopping surge and commercial drivers

It's no secret that there has been a recent surge in online shopping. It's easier than ever to shop from your phone, and with many companies offering faster and faster shipping, it may even be quicker than finding time in your busy schedule to drive to the store.

Who is liable for a bus crash?

Victims of a commercial vehicle accident, such as a bus crash, may have many questions as they face an uncertain future because of an unexpected bus accident and the injuries they have suffered. As a result, injured victims should ensure they have all their questions answered and understand the legal protections available to them.

Why are there stricter regulations for commercial vehicles?

On roadways today there can be multiple lanes of traffic carrying hundreds, if not thousands, of vehicles. We all share and use this space. Because of this, safety is paramount - anytime an injury or a car fatality can be avoided this is top priority. This is a big reason why commercial vehicles are held to stricter regulations than passenger vehicles.

Uber and Lyft drivers in Baton Rouge relatively unregulated

Historically, cities and states have imposed regulations on those who transport others for a fee, like taxi drivers. One of the reasons for these regulations is to protect the safety of the public who entrust their lives and their health to these drivers.

Would telematics make commercial drivers safer?

If one thinks about it, there are many people in Louisiana who drive a variety of vehicles for a living. In addition to semitruck drivers and drivers of buses, people use all kinds of vehicles to conduct business. Sometimes, commercial drivers even use their own vehicles to earn money, such as when a person is doing a side gig driving for Uber or Lyft.

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