Trucking Accidents

H.R. 3781, the Insurance Act

Recently, H.R. 3781, the INSURANCE Act, was introduced to Congress. The bill would have raised the minimum insurance requirement for commercial motor vehicles. However, the act failed to pass. Read on to learn more about this proposed law and how it may still impact future claims.  What Is H.R. 3781…

Groundbreaking front crash avoidance technology such as forward-collision warning (FCW) and automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems is estimated to make a huge life-saving impact on American roads. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) estimates that by 2025, vehicles equipped with both technologies will prevent 42,000 crashes, 20,000 injuries, and…

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report to Congressional Requesters entitled “Truck Underride Guards Improved Data Collection, Inspections and Research Needed.” The report found that an average of about 219 fatalities from underride crashes involving large trucks were recorded annually from 2008 to 2017. It also…