Being involved in a car accident is awful; being involved in one that isn't your fault is horrible. You may be injured, your medical bills could be through the roof and you may be missing work. How do you recover from this? How will your car be replaced? Why are the insurance companies pressuring you now?
With the summer months coming to an end, and kids going back to school, many families will be travelling on those last minute trips that come in September. For the people who do their best to patrol our streets and keep us safe from vehicle accidents, this will be a hard month for them. They just want to ensure that everyone travels safely and avoids dangerous behavior behind the wheel, especially semi-trucks or tractor-trailers.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety administration have gotten together and have written rules that specifically prohibit truckers and bus drivers, especially those who transport hazardous materials, from texting or even using any hand-held cellphones when driving their vehicles.