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Posts Tagged ‘pre-trip inspection’

Ryder releases interactive inspection app to improve truck safety

Written by Steve Gursten Posted April 23rd, 2014

“There’s an app for that”: Even with regular maintenance, it’s still critical to conduct the pre-trip and post-trip inspections to avoid truck accidents

Ryder inspection app

Truckers spend a considerable period of time when obtaining their CDLs and in “truck school” learning about the importance of properly inspecting their semi-trucks before and after every trip.  These are known … Read More

Scrutinizing a truck driver’s pre-trip inspection: The cargo

Written by Steve Gursten Posted October 30th, 2013

Truck lawyers should focus more on the  pre-trip inspection to show that the truck driver is not  inspecting his tractor-trailer and cargo

truck cargo

Yesterday I wrote about the importance of truck lawyers really scrutinizing a truck driver’s pre-trip inspection.

Having attended and spoken at over 100 trucking seminars for lawyers across the country, I would say … Read More

How lawyers can scrutinize a truck driver’s pre-trip inspection

Written by Steve Gursten Posted October 29th, 2013

The pre-trip inspection is the keyhole that helps build your case against a dangerous trucking company

Every attorney who litigates a  truck accident should know that under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), all truck drivers are required to make a pre-trip inspection of their semi-trucks before operating on the highway (§ 392.7). And … Read More

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