Transportation Law

Transportation law presents attorneys and their clients with a very broad legal field to navigate. Maybe you represent a long-haul transportation company facing a myriad of challenging regulatory and legislative restrictions or the often harrowing task of negotiating with an insurance company on behalf of a commercial client after a terrible accident on the highway. Whatever legal situation you are handling, click below on FindLaw’s collection of Transportation Law articles as part of the Corporate Counsel Law Center Law Library. Check out other articles geared towards attorneys representing motorcycle injury victims, a discussion of the most common spinal cord injuries, and more information on what to do if your client is involved in a driving under the influence (DUI) case.
Transportation Law Articles
    • Pre-Tax Parking, Van Pooling, and Mass Transit Pass Programs
      The IRS has just published Proposed Regulations on .qualified transportation fringe benefits. that provide guidance for employers interested in offering pre-tax parking, commuter highway vehicle (van pooling), or mass transit pass programs. Over the ...

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    • Personal Injury Reports: Critical to Successful Claims
      Personal injury reports may seem like routine documents but, in reality, when and how they are filled out can have a dramatic impact on the success of your injury claim and your future.There are at least two reasons to carefully complete the report ...

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    • Plate Impoundment in Minnesota
      Under certain circumstances the state has the authority to take the license plates off of a motor vehicle and destroy them. This is referred to as license plate impoundment. There are several sets of circumstances which can trigger plate ...

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    • Passengers with Disabilities
      The Air Carrier Access Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap in air travel and requires air carriers to accommodate the needs of passengers with disabilities. In 1990 The Department of Transportation issued a rule defining the rights ...

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    • Nebraska Criminal Law Questions
      Any time you become involved in a criminal investigation, either as a witness or possible suspect, it is advisable to consult with an attorney before you make any verbal or written statements to law enforcement officials. You always have the right ...

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    • Lunch at Ophelia's or Summertime and the A/C is Humming
      The third Wednesday of the month rolled around with the inevitability of a fourth Bulls' championship. Stuart - forty-two, thin as an oboe with a hairline that was receding like high tide on the Jersey shore - was to met Maurie - same age, shaped ...

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    • Keeping Young Drivers Safe, Graduated Licensing
      Young drivers are involved in fatal crashes at over twice the rate as drivers aged 21 and older. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is encouraging states to adopt a graduated licensing system to ease young drivers into the driving ...

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    • Driver's Ed 101
      Road Construction Drivers need to be particularly attentive when passing through road construction. Heavy equipment and hard-hatted workers can be distracting. Changing conditions, such as temporary lane closures, width changes, and crossovers, can ...

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    • Congress Acts to Preempt Regulation of Intrastate Transportation of Property
      A deregulation bill which preempts state and local trucking restrictions has received a final vote in Congress. President Clinton has vowed to sign it. The legislation, which becomes effective January 1, 1995, deregulates intrastate trucking ...

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    • Commercial Vehicle Accidents: Race to the Scene
      When a commercial motor vehicle such as an 18-wheeler or tractor-trailer collides with a car or light truck, the consequences can be disastrous. The comparative weight and speed of the vehicles involved in these accidents lead to crushing odds for ...

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