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Trucking Industry

Can Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance Cover Pedestrians?

Yes, pedestrians hurt in crashes can be covered by uninsured/underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) insurance. They aren’t covered in every situation, however, and there can be several situations, along with pedestrian accidents, in which UM/UIM coverage applies. Here’s a closer look at...

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New Federal Program Testing Interstate Trucking for Drivers18-to-20-Years-Old

A Pilot Program for Younger Interstate Truckers Is Now Underway. Here’s Why It’s Raising Both Praise & Concern. Federal regulators are operating a pilot study to evaluate the potential benefits versus risks of letting 18, 19, and 20 year olds...

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National Trucker Shortage Affects Motor Carriers & Road Users

Ongoing Trucker Shortage Will Only Get Worse, Experts Say. Here’s Why & How Some Propose to Solve The Problem By 2028, the shortage of truck drivers in the U.S. could triple, with more than 160,000 open positions without truckers to...

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How Much Are Truck Accident Settlements: 5 Factors to Consider

Compensation for the victims of truck accidents varies, depending on: The extent of the property damage The severity of the injuries The nature of the negligence that caused the wreck Whether one or more parties are liable for the accident...

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