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Transportation Law Lawyers In Christopher Illinois

Christopher is a city in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,836 at the 2000 census. It was the site of an early-morning railroad freight train derailment on Monday, December 4, 2006, involving two locomotives and 21 cars of an 83-car Union Pacific train; an unknown hazardous chemical spill ensued and mildly sickened several victims and rescue personnel, who were treated but not hospitalized. Christopher was the birthplace of the actor John Malkovich, former NBA player and coach Doug Collins, America's Next Top Model contestant Nichole Smith, Fear Factor contestant Christopher Dallas-Feeney and Match Game host Gene Rayburn.

What is transportation law?

Transportation Law includes regulations for operators, vehicles and infrastructure; as well as the contract of carriage, regulations and relation between the carrier and passenger in public transport, shipper and cargo owners. Attorneys who practice transportation law represent individuals and businesses in cases involving most aspects of travel and commerce on the ground, in the air, and on the water -- including regulation of private and commercial vehicles, aircraft, and vessels; compliance with transportation safety standards; and oversight of commercial freight shipment activity.