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Eric T. Chaffin

Renewed Call for Needed Updates on Semi-Truck Underride Guards

On February 20, 2018, U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Shumer, released a press release in which he called on the federal government to implement new truck safety standards that would require big rigs to be equipped with energy-absorbing underride […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Supreme Court Decision Opens the Door for Companies to Require Sleep Apnea Screening in Truckers

According to a study by the University of Pennsylvania—sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the American Transportation Research Institute of the American Trucking Associations—almost one-third of truck drivers (28 percent) have some form of sleep apnea. […]