May 15, 2018

Why is Thursday Trucking’s “Deadliest Day” of the Week?

By |May 15th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Driver safety technology is evolving, and automakers and trucking companies are paying attention. By installing features like anti-lock brakes, lane drift warnings, blind spot detection, and other safety applications, cars and 18-wheelers should be getting safer. Unfortunately, fatalities continue to occur at an alarming rate on our nation's roads and highways. In Oklahoma and throughout the United States, [...]

May 14, 2018

Cunningham & Mears Is a Proud Supporter of Wings

By |May 14th, 2018|Firm News|0 Comments

Our society does a pretty good job of providing educational opportunities to special needs children. But after they graduate high school many of these people are faced with a very difficult reality that there just aren’t many options for them for what they can do. Wings is an incredible organization that was founded with the goal of filling that void. [...]

Apr 9, 2018

Why Do Tractor Trailer Rollovers Occur?

By |April 9th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Truck rollover accidents can be some of the most deadly crashes on the highway. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) states that an average of four cargo tank truck rollovers happen every day in the United States. And, many of these incidents are preventable, as they occur due to driver negligence or poor truck maintenance. In a [...]

Apr 3, 2018

Oklahoma Oil Rig Explosion Claims the Lives of Five Workers

By |April 3rd, 2018|Oil Field Accidents|0 Comments

On Monday January 22, 2018, five workers died in an explosion on an oil drilling rig in Oklahoma, which is being considered the deadliest oil and gas accident since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010 which claimed 11 lives. The oil rig that exploded is owned by Patterson-UTI, a Houston-bases drilling and hydraulic fracturing company with an abysmal [...]

Mar 20, 2018

Truck Drivers Scamming Hours of Service Safety Rules

By |March 20th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

When truck drivers are exhausted, yet continue to drive an 80,000-lb. machine along highways, everyone is put at risk – even the truckers themselves. The mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to oversee the safety of our highways by governing commercial vehicles like trucks that transport good and busses that transport people. Because fatigued [...]

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