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Why are Truck Accidents More Common During the Summer?

The period from Memorial Day to Labor Day is known as the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer because there is a notable spike in car accidents. Unfortunately, this is also true for truck accidents, which can cause devastating injuries and fatalities. Although truck driver negligence is the cause of many of these accidents, passenger vehicle » Read More


Can Self-Driving Technology Prevent Truck Accidents?

There is no question that truck accidents cause some of the most devastating injuries, particularly if the truck is traveling at a high speed when the accident occurs. In most cases, it is the occupants of the passenger vehicles involved who suffer the most severe injuries. Although not all truck accidents are caused by driver » Read More


How Does the Coronavirus Impact Delivery Truck Accidents?

Retail stores across the country remain closed as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and many grocery stores and retailers struggle to keep their shelves stocked with basic necessities, such as toilet paper, canned goods, and other pantry staples. Consumers have turned to online retailers to purchase essential and non-essential items. Oftentimes, these items » Read More


How Can I Avoid Day or Night Truck Accidents?

Injuries caused by truck accidents can be devastating. Crashes involving only cars happen more often; however, when a passenger car is hit by a truck, the risk of serious injury and death is far greater. Although the trucking industry is heavily regulated to help improve the safety of our roads, truckers still get into accidents. » Read More


What Damages Can I Claim in a Truck Accident?

When an accident involves an 80,000-pound commercial truck, the occupants of the other vehicle often suffer devastating, even fatal injuries. For those victims lucky enough to survive a truck accident, they often face a long road to recovery. In addition to the serious physical injuries, truck accident victims can suffer mental and emotional trauma from » Read More


Why are Truck Underride Accidents Devastating?

Truck accidents are some of the most destructive accidents that occur. Underride truck accidents are particularly devastating and are responsible for over 300 fatalities in the United States each year. Many of these horrific accidents could be prevented if trucks are equipped with effective underride protection. The Stop Underrides Act of 2017 would require all » Read More


What is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse?

The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is an online database that provides employers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and state law enforcement with real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol violations. The Clearinghouse helps prospective employers identify drivers who have a drug or alcohol violation » Read More


What Legal Issues are Associated with Truck Accidents?

Filing a personal injury lawsuit after being involved in a car accident is often straightforward if it is clear who was responsible. The lawsuit is between the injured victim and the at-fault driver. However, if a motorist is injured in an accident involving a large truck, there may be several parties involved. It is likely » Read More


New Technology to Prevent Drowsy Driving in the Trucking Industry

Drowsy driving is a serious issue among truck drivers because of long hours behind the wheel, driving through the night, and pressure to meet tight deadlines. Despite rules that require truck drivers to rest between shifts and not exceed a certain number of hours behind the wheel, drowsy driving continues to be a problem that » Read More


Truck Upgrades Make Fleets Safer and More Cost-Effective

Many commercial trucking companies are replacing their older trucks with newer, more eco-friendly trucks that come equipped with a range of advanced safety technology. Although the cost to invest in a fleet of new trucks is significant, the truck companies will see immediate cost savings in fuel and maintenance. More importantly, the improved safety technology » Read More