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January 26, 2022

Was Justice Served in the Lakewood Colorado Crash?

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Features Brendan Dawson, founder and CEO of Accident Plan, and one of the organizers of the Trucking Defense Network. The driver in the Lakewood, Colo. crash, Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, paid a stiff price for his actions on the afternoon of April 25, 2019.

It would be easy to argue that the crash was entirely his fault, but my guest, Accident Plan founder and CEO, Brendan Dawson, says the carrier and the broker he was working for at the time should be culpable too. Should carriers and brokers be held responsible for putting drivers into situations for which they’re not properly trained?

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0:00 Introduction
1:07 Who Is Really Accountable in the Crash?
3:30 Driver Training Laws
4:44 What Was Mr. Mederos Experience?
6:00 Why Did He Go Through Colorado?
7:16 How Do You Prevent an Accident Like This?


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