Answer: As of September 1st, 2017, texting and driving within the state of Texas is officially illegal. The offense is punishable by a fine of $25-99 for first-time offenders, and $100-200 for repeat […]
Yes, all truck drivers in Texas are required to follow a number of regulations put forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that are designed to reduce the number and the severity of truck accidents and truck accident injuries. All Texas truck drivers are required to carry truck insurance, maintain an accurate trucking log, carry a commercial trucking license, limit their driving hours, refrain from using mobile devices, use certain types of safety equipment, and give their tractor-trailer regular maintenance checks. While most traffic safety advocates agree that these federal trucking regulations are helpful, many would like to see tougher regulations as well as better means of enforcing existing trucking regulations.
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