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Transportation Law Lawyers In Council Bluffs Iowa

Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States and is on the east bank of the Missouri River. The population was 58,268 at the 2000 census. Along with neighboring Omaha, Council Bluffs is part of the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2000, with an estimated population of 837,925 residing in the eight counties of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Council Bluffs is several decades older than its significantly larger neighbor across the river, Omaha, which was founded by Council Bluffs businessmen and speculators in 1854 following the Kansas-Nebraska Act.

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.