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What Hazards Should Truck Drivers Be Aware of During the Fall Season?

Fall has officially arrived, which means that the leaves are changing from green to shades of red, orange, and yellow, the days are getting shorter, and the temperatures are starting to drop. Although these are the perfect conditions to go for a hike or an afternoon drive to admire the fall foliage, there are a » Read More

What is the Importance of Life-Saving Safety Features in Large Trucks?

When a large commercial truck is involved in a traffic accident with a passenger vehicle, the occupants tend to suffer severe injuries. Many of these devastating accidents could be prevented if more large trucks were equipped with safety technology that comes standard in many of today’s newer cars. Unfortunately, there are no regulations that require » Read More

When are Truck Drivers Most At-Risk?

According to a United States Bureau of Labor Statistics report published late last year, driving a commercial truck is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. In fact, among jobs where workers operate independently, it is considered the deadliest. In 2018, truckers had the most fatalities of all detailed occupations, more than 800 » Read More

What Types of Truck Accidents are Caused by Brake Issues?

There is a reason why truck drivers who operate large commercial trucks must obtain a commercial driver’s license. These massive vehicles can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, and their size and length make them much more challenging to navigate. Owing to their size and weight, large trucks require more road space to slow down or » Read More

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