September 29, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

The Most Common Fall Road Hazards If you take a motor vehicle trip during the fall months, you will most likely encounter a few road hazards, although some may be more prevalent than others depending upon the part of the United States that you are traveling through. In this guide, you will learn what they…

September 25, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

Recover Damages From a Truck Accident In the United States, over 13,000 people are injured each year in accidents with semi-trucks. Along with that, thousands of dollars in property can be damaged. If your personal property was damaged in an accident, you might be able to recover the costs of those items. Property Damage Can…

September 21, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

The Five Substances Truck Drivers Most Commonly Abuse A 2020 report by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration found that over 28,000 truck drivers tested positive for illegal drugs. Drug use can become a major problem if a truck driver is ingesting substances close to the start of their driving shift. Being aware of the…

September 17, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

How Often Brake Failure Causes Truck Accidents The trucking industry is responsible for transporting as much as 69.1% of all freight in the United States. This means that there are hundreds or even thousands of trucks ferrying goods on American roads at any given time. Sadly, intricate pieces of machinery are prone to accidents, and…

August 28, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

Truck drivers are required to drive long hours throughout a standard workweek, which increases the possibility that the driver will become fatigued and accidentally cause a vehicle collision. Many accidents have occurred due to the truck driver being fatigued at the time. If you believe that the other driver who caused the accident was fatigued,…

August 24, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

Most of the deaths and injuries that result from truck accidents involve people riding in smaller vehicles. This makes sense because truck drivers have the benefit of being in a much larger vehicle that may weigh up to 80,000 pounds. The driver and passengers in the other vehicles are the only ones likely to receive…

August 20, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

Even though there are many reasons that truck accidents occur, one of the most common causes is the truck driver making a mistake. In 2014, around 87% of truck accidents were caused by a driver making a critical mistake, which could be anything from falling asleep while driving to operating the truck at well over…

August 16, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

If you are in one of the 500,000 truck accidents that happen each year, you may be able to sue and get some assistance with things like car repairs and medical bills. Unfortunately, many people skip out on this helpful compensation because they assume that being partially at fault means they cannot win their lawsuit….

July 29, 2021 Truck Accident Blog

How a Lawyer Helps With a Truck Accident Lawsuit Each year, there are roughly 38,000 commercial vehicle accidents, so it is no surprise that truck accident lawsuits are a very common lawsuit type. Though every case is different, most lawsuits will still require a lawyer with a specific set of skills. During a truck lawsuit,…