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John Lowery

Big Trucks in Fog or on Ice: Federal Safety Regulations Say "Park It. Don't Drive It."

Recently in Nashville heavy fog and icy road conditions set the stage for a 50 car pile up during the morning work commute. With the onset of winter, it seemed prudent to revisit the topic of a…

John Lowery

Winter Weather and Big Trucks: Ignoring Regulations Puts Motorist Safety on Thin Ice

A sometimes guilty pleasure is the reality show Ice Road Truckers, which details some of the more treacherous highway adventures of truckers along a highway built atop frozen tundra in Canada’s…

George Fusner

I-24 Tractor Trailer Death December 28, 2009

WSMv reports the death of 19 year old Jessica Wyatt of Dover Tennessee on east bound I-24 in Cheatham County Tennessee near Pleasant View Monday night. It was reported she struck the rear of a…

George Fusner

One Dead, Three Injured in I-40 Crash Caused by Hit and Run Big Rig

Another tragedy involving teenagers. Lindsey Toft of Montery was killed in an accident on I-40. The November 22nd crash also left three others injured.
She and her sister, Jessica Toft, 17, were…

George Fusner

Two College Students Killed in Sewanee Tractor Trailer Wreck

19-year-old Kathryn Katy Christianson of Chattanooga and 18-year-old Kathleen Beech of Clarksville were killed in the Thursday morning crash while they are two other University of the South rowing…

George Fusner

Companies Keep Unsafe Trucks and Drivers on the Road

It’s an issue that is largely ignored by the media. Most people don’t come in contact with it until it’s too late. It’s truck safety – or lack thereof. The American…

George Fusner

Texting While Driving – Now Illegal In Tennessee

Texting has taken the country by storm, and many have become addicted to it. Sometimes its the only way I can communicate with by two 20+ year old children. For years many battled for banning cell…

George Fusner

Drowsy Truck Drivers-The Solution

Semi-truck driver fatigue is one of the most common contributors to an accident when the truck driver is at fault. Even when the driver doesn’t fall asleep, fatigue can affect the senses…

George Fusner

Semi-Truck Gas Tank Design Flaw

As an experienced truck accident attorney, many cases I see are related to the negligence of a semi truck driver, their company, violations of the FMCSR or another party. Truck driving is a very…

George Fusner

Death At A Tractor Trailer Parked on Shoulder of I-24 Rutherford County

On Friday night a women from Chicago was killed when the pick up truck in which she was riding struck a semi truck parked on the shoulder of I-24 near Murfreeesboro reported the Tennessean on…