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New Hours-of-Service Regulations Effective Today, July 1, 2013

Legal Alert: The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that new federal regulations designed to reduce truck driver fatigue took full effect today, July 1, 2013. ...more

How Does the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Help Families After Airplane Accidents?

The aftermath of an airplane accident involves action by numerous organizations, including the involved airline, federal, state and local agencies, and volunteer associations. In addition to ensuring that survivors receive...more

McAfee & Taft RegLINC - July 2011

INSIDE THIS ISSUE 1 Senate committee reauthorizes pipeline safety programs 2 Report on carcinogens lists Styrene as “reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogen” 2 National Transportation Safety Board finds...more

Fasten Your Seatbelt: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Seatbelt Regulation Does Not Preempt State Law Tort Suit

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court held in Williamson v. Mazda Motor of America, Inc., 562 U.S. __ (2011), that federal regulations do not preempt a claim for design defect based on the failure to provide lap-and-shoulder belts...more

Motor Vehicle Safety Act May Be Closer to Implementation

Chicago Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Illinois Personal Injury Attorney The Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 was introduced in May 2010 following a series of Toyota recalls caused by an unintended acceleration...more

Voluntary Auto Recalls on the Rise in 2010

2010 was a record year for voluntary automobile recalls. Over 20.3 million cars were recalled last year. The recall statistics were obtained from a recent report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety...more

Congress Fails to Pass “Motor Safety Vehicle Act of 2010?

For 9 months, proponents of the “Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010? tried to get Congress to pass the landmark legislation which would have overhauled automobile safety. Unfortunately, because of staunch opposition from...more

NHTSA Proposes Mandatory Backup Cameras in All New Cars by 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed requiring backup cameras on all new vehicles by 2014 to prevent drivers from backing over pedestrians. This is going to cost automakers (and auto buyers) more...more

SCOTUS to Consider Seatbelt Lawsuits Against Auto Makers

In late May, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to consider the issue of whether certain products liability lawsuits against car manufacturers can proceed. At issue in the case is whether federal regulations...more

NATIONAL SURVEY OF SPEEDING AND OTHER UNSAFE DRIVING ACTIONS

Las Vegas, Nevada Injury, Traffic Ticket Lawyer: research finding Traffic & Speeding Ticket Information NATIONAL SURVEY OF SPEEDING AND OTHER UNSAFE DRIVING ACTIONS VOLUME II: DRIVER ATTITUDES & BEHAVIOR Chapters 1...more

Car Crash Safety Plan Work Zone, Las Vegas Nevada Personal Injury Reserch

Crash Safety Las Vegas In work zones moving equipment and traffic create a danger, it is worse if there is a crash. Develop and use a traffic control plan for the work zone – provide traffic flow details and train crew...more

Links to Industrial Hygienists & Saftey Experts, Reserch Las Vegas Injury Law

Las Vegas Accident Lawyer, Reserch Ex: American Conference of Government Industrial Hygienists www.acgih.org Membership organization publications catalogue includes (US) national edition of Tailgate Meetings That Work!...more

Traffic Safety Devices, Uniform Manual Traffic Control, Las Vegas Injury Lawyer - Reserch

Las Vegas Injury Law Research Crash Avoidance Devices The design and applications of traffic control devices used in temporary traffic control zones are described in this chapter. A traffic control device is a sign,...more

Motorcycle Involvement in Crashes

An estimated 142,000 motorcyclists have died in traffic crashes since the enactment of the Highway Safety and National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966. Motorcycles made up nearly 3 percent of all registered...more

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