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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

  • Traffic Tickets in North Carolina

    Almost everyone gets a traffic ticket at some point in their lives. In North Carolina, there is a wide variety of tickets that you might receive, including: Even if you have never had any traffic conviction in the past, a conviction of speeding ...

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  • Airlines Face Changes if Air Carrier Access Act Amended

    On Sept. 7, 2005 the Department of Transportation issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to invite comments from the airline industry regarding an amendment to the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986. The amendment, if passed as proposed, will affect ...

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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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  • Five Myths About Defending Accused Drunk Drivers

    Almost every attorney is at one time or another confronted with a client, friend, or family member charged with drunk driving. Because accused drunk drivers are immediately charged with a crime, drunk-driving cases represent the single largest ...

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  • But I Had The Right Of Way

    You are driving along in your car on a city side street. The weather is clear, and you are driving slightly less than the speed limit because a lot of cars are parked on both sides on the street. You are driving through a number of intersections ...

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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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  • Professional Drivers Commercial Driver's License

    The Federal Government has cracked down on professional drivers, primarily long distance or over the road truck drivers, who obtained licenses in different states to spread point violations around and avoid losing their license to drive in any one ...

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  • Preserving Claims in the Aftermath of a Motorcycle Accident

    Article provided by Joseph G. Klest. Please visit our Web site. In 2007, over 100,000 motorcyclists were injured in traffic accidents as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This was a 94% increase from 1997. Other ...

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  • Surveillance

    Surveillance is a method railroads and insurance companies use to try to discredit injured workers' claims. They have a long history of hiring private detectives to photograph and video tape injured workers. Whether or not you have hired legal ...

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  • Minnesota Implied Consent Law

    When a police officer decides he thinks it is appropriate to revoke someone's driver's license, he fills out a form and sends a copy of it to the Department of Public Safety in St. Paul. This is actually a copy of the "Notice and Order of ...

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