Wish List for Reducing Commercial Trucking Accidents in Georgia

MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, was signed in July by President Obama and authorizes $105 billion in transportation improvements for the 2013-14 fiscal year. It is the first long-term highway authorization since 2005.

We reported recently on our Atlanta personal injury lawyer blog about some of the safety improvements likely to lead to a reduction in serious and fatal tractor-trailer accidents in Atlanta and elsewhere. Safety initiatives in the bill include electronic logging of drive time, a review of minimum insurance levels, improved driver’s education requirements, and creation of databases for drug testing results and approved certified medical examiners.

Article was first seen at: https://www.finchmccranie.com/a-wish-list-for-reducing-commercial-trucking-accidents-in-georgi.html


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