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Commercial trucking companies ignore safety violations, endanger lives

An analysis of government data conducted by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) reveals that more than 28,000 motor carrier companies, representing upwards of 200,000 trucks, currently operate on American roads and interstates despite being in violation of federal safety laws. The presence of so many non-complying big trucks on our roads unfairly places millions of people, including truck drivers, at risk for serious personal injury and death on a daily basis. Defective brakes, bad tires, loads dangerously exceeding legal weight limits, unqualified drivers, and drivers with drug or alcohol addictions are some of the most common violations trucking companies, ... Read More