Cell phones

May 23, 2013

Feds To Ban Truckers From Using (Hand-Held) Cell Phones

By |May 23rd, 2013|Business Travel, Cell phones, Driving, Independent Contractor, Safety Rules, Truckers, Uncategorized, Working from Car|0 Comments

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Today's post comes from guest author from Jon Gelman, LLC - Attorney at Law.The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing to restrict the use of hand-held mobile telephones, including hand-held cell phones, by drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) while operating in interstate commerce. Cell phones have become [...]

Jun 14, 2012

Cell Tower Deaths: More To Come

By |June 14th, 2012|Cell phones, Safety Gear, Safety Rules, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On May 22, 2012 the PBS Frontline series ran a devastating story about cell tower deaths in this exploding industry and at the end of the story, after it had revealed how little concern is being shown for the safety of men who climb these towers, one man was quoted as saying "people will die." [...]

Sep 26, 2011

Cell phone ban for commercial drivers could affect truckers’ work’ comp’ claims

By |September 26th, 2011|Cell phones, Driving, Truckers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our post for today comes to us from our colleague Rod Rehm of Rehm, Bennett & Moore in Nebraska. On Tuesday the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a recommendation that could affect millions of truckers. The NTSB proposed that commercial drivers be banned from using both hand-held and hands-free mobile phones while driving on the [...]