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Is falsifying a trucking log illegal?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) governs the rules that trucking companies and truck drivers must live by when on the roads of the United States. These laws apply to all truck drivers, even those in the Lehigh Valley. The trucking log is an important legal document that truck drivers must complete regularly. It is illegal to falsify one of these documents.

Dangers posed by a distracted truck driver

Truck drivers play an important role in the economy of our country. The more trucks you see on the roads, the stronger the economy. Driving a truck can be rewarding and dangerous all at the same time. Truck drivers are required to follow certain drive-time rules in order to stay fresh and alert behind the wheel. Below are some of the dangers posed by a distracted truck driver.

What are the common causes of Lehigh Valley truck accidents?

Trucks are an important part of the country's economy. They carry goods to retailers from manufacturers. They also carry goods from retailers to customers. The more trucks you see on the roads, the better the economy is. As the volume of trucks increases, so does the number of accidents. So, what are the common causes of truck accidents?

Additional caution needed for winter driving

When you think about it, driving is always dangerous. Consider, you are enclosed in a metal box, often traveling at more than 100 feet per second. Human reaction time is such that no matter what happens in front of your vehicle, you have probably traveled almost 100 feet before you can take any action.

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