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The Proposed Truck Safety Act, Preventing Accidents

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Proposed Truck Safety Act, Preventing Accidents [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Did you know that truck accidents are one of the leading causes of highway deaths in the United States? Because there is such a need for transporting goods, especially in the Beverly Hills area, the trucking industry will not, with absolute certainty, be going out of business anytime soon. Because of such a high number of fatal accidents caused by truck drivers, there are hundreds of thousands of people banning together to try to change the rules that regulate commercial truck driving.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="22px"][vc_column_text]The Truck Safety Act, proposed to the U.S. senate last month, is one step closer to addressing the much needed concerns about truck drivers and safety concerns. This bill implements new rules, including altering the manner in which truck drivers are paid, insurance provisions by employers, and new speed limits:[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="30px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][mkd_icon_list_item icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="fa-check" title_font_weight="" title="Increased Minimum Liability Insurance"][vc_column_text]Currently, motor carriers hold a $750,000 minimum liability insurance. In the Truck Safety Act, they request it be increased to $1.5 million. This is because many victims of truck accidents suffer from extenuating and critical medical care and support. This rule is meant to give peace of mind to drivers on...

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