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Safety Tips for Tractor-Trailer Drivers

Every commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver could stand to brush up on some driving safety tips. Toward that end, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has developed a website where CMV drivers can access …

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Transportation Safety Rules Rolled Back Under Trump

As promised, President Donald Trump and his administration are rolling back regulations throughout the federal government. According to a review by The Associated Press (AP), the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has recently slowed …

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April 9-13 is MoDOT Work Zone Awareness Week

The Federal Highway Administration is promoting April 9-13 as the 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week. Once again, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is joining the effort to alert drivers to the increased construction …

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No Automatic Braking Systems for Tractor-Trailers

Despite research indicating that automatic braking systems save lives, they will not be required on tractor-trailers any time soon, according to a recent article on Forbes.com (Automatic Braking In Trucks Will Lag Cars by Years). …

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SJB Files Suit Alleging Wrongful Sale of Guns Used in Rampage

41 News (KSHB - Kansas City) reports on Shamberg Johnson & Bergman, joining the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, filing suit against a pawn shop located in Newton, Kansas.  SJB alleges the store, named …

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SJB Files Lawsuit Over Semi-Automatic Assault Rifle Used in Mass Shooting

Shamberg Johnson & Bergman and The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed suit on behalf of the family of murdered Joshua Higbee against A Pawn Shop. The lawsuit alleges that A Pawn Shop, located in …

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NTSB Recommends Safety Regulations for Single-Unit Trucks

The dangers of crashes involving tractor-trailers are well known. The massive size discrepancy between tractor-trailers and ordinary vehicles causes devastating damage in almost any collision. As a result, tractor-trailers are subject to a number of …

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Dangerous Party Buses Require More Scrutiny

Shamberg Johnson & Bergman knows the dangers presented by party busses operated without compliance with state and federal regulations.  The firm represented the family of a woman killed after falling from a party bus non-compliant …

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The Future Is Now for Driverless Trucks

In the movie Duel, Steven Spielberg’s directorial debut, a motorist is terrorized by what appears to be a driverless tractor-trailer. A frightening scenario to be sure, but thank goodness it’s only science fiction. We don’t …

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Family Settles Suit with Walmart for Gun Used in Jewish Community Center Murders

SJB has helped the family of William Corporon and his grandson Reat Underwood, who were shot and killed outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, reach a confidential settlement with Walmart, which sold a …

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