Recent Posts in Trucking Accident Category

How Much is Your Truck Accident Case Worth?

Due to the immense size of commercial vehicles, some of which can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, accidents involving commercial trucks and tractor-trailers are known for their overwhelming potential ...
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Risks of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks

Because commercial trucks pose risks to public safety, the trucking industry is subject to numerous state and federal regulations. Among these safety regulations are those concerning the proper ...
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Semi-Trucks & Exploding Tires

Tires are an essential component of any vehicle, which means that defects made during the design or manufacturing phase, as well as negligence in maintenance, can lead to devastating blowouts, ...
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Commercial Truck Crashes vs. Car Accidents: Key Differences

While all auto accidents have the potential for creating profound short- and long-term setbacks in the lives of victims and their families, the type of accident that occurs can introduce a number of ...
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What Is Drowsy Driving and How Can It Cause Truck Accidents?

Long-distance truck drivers have one of the hardest jobs in the United States. In the past, they have driven for such long hours that restrictions on driving 11 hours in a 14-hour workday were put in ...
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Trucking Accident News: 2 Fatal Crashes Over the Last Week

Despite their helpfulness and how much they benefit the economy, large commercial trucks can prove to be dangerous. Their sheer size in combination with even the smallest problem can result in a ...
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18-Wheeler Crashes Into Hotel Room, 1 Guest Dead

On Friday, May 6, 2016, an 18-wheeler crashed into an El Paso hotel room after driving off of the highway. Police reported that the man occupying the hotel room was killed as a result of the accident. ...
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Rules of the Road: New Federal Regulations Aimed to Make Roads Safer

Most trucking companies and drivers are subject to state and federal regulations. Federal regulations are promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”). The FMCSA has ...
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Trucking Accidents: Time is of the Essence

Throughout the United States, interstate commerce continues to develop, thrive, and grow. As a result, many companies utilize large trucks on the road to carry goods, equipment, or raw materials to ...
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How to Combat Vague FMCSR Regulations

Imagine this. It is raining, the roads are wet, and a truck changes lanes without checking its blinds spot and collides with your car. The pain of your injuries are made worse by the fact that the ...
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Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travels

Are you planning on going away for Thanksgiving? Traveling the long highways in order to spend time with friends or family? No matter your plans, if you are using the roads to travel, you must take ...
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Dangers of Thanksgiving & Holiday Traffic

With Thanksgiving and numerous other holidays coming up, it’s easy to understand that there will be a number of vehicles on the road. This doesn’t just include small passenger vehicles, though. It ...
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