Common Truck Accident Injuries

Since semi-trucks are up to 30 times the weight of a standard car, truck accidents often cause significant damage to whatever is caught in the crash. As a result, injuries can be severe or even fatal to those in a passenger vehicle. If you are injured in a truck accident, you should hire an experienced […]

Smaller Trucks on the Road is Key to Safer Travels

Truck accidents usually result in serious injury or death, and with so many commercials trucks on the road during any given day, it’s not surprising that approximately 500,000 truck accidents occur each year in the United States. About 5,000 of those truck accidents result in at least one fatality, according to statistics published by the […]

Fatigue Negatively Affects Uber and Truck Drivers Alike

Many of us have had at least one long night on the road, fighting to stay awake before finally realizing it’s just better to stop somewhere and sleep. In those moments, we come close to understanding the dangers of driving while drowsy. Even so, it is still difficult to fully fathom the perils of this […]

Tire Blowout Lawsuits

More than 15 years after the Bridgestone/Firestone tire recall involving Ford Explorers and other SUV and light truck rollovers, massive auto recalls are in the headlines almost daily. Faulty tires may have faded into the background of our consciousness, but they are still a serious problem. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), tire […]

The Importance of Tire Safety

You may take tire maintenance for granted, but you really shouldn’t. Your car’s tires actually affect maneuverability, fuel economy, riding comfort, braking distance, and tire life. More important, your tires could cause a wreck and serious injuries. The following article is intended to inform you on why it’s important to maintain your tires, and what […]

Top 5 Truck Accident Resources

1. Five Safety Tips for Avoiding Truck Accidents Although collisions with large commercial vehicles typically involve truck driver error and are often ultimately the fault of the trucking company, there are many things that the everyday driver can do to avoid getting into a truck accident. And, some truck accidents happen because regular drivers just […]

Poor Visibility and Auto Accidents

Poor visibility can occur under a number of conditions. It is a common factor in inclement weather and often found in combination with treacherous road conditions, making for an extremely dangerous situation. But poor visibility is not always accompanied by hazardous weather, and can be the result of harsh natural or manmade lighting conditions. Although […]

The Dangers of Underride Accidents

Any accident involving a large commercial truck can be a massive and devastating crash. Underride accidents cause some of the worst injuries. Decapitation is the biggest danger in an underride accident. Although there is no way to completely prevent all truck accidents, underride can be prevented with adequate safety equipment installed on big rigs. Rear […]

Truckers and Tough Turnaround Times – Why Sleep Matters

Truck driver fatigue is a very real and constant danger on our roads, as the 2014 crash involving a Wal-Mart truck that killed comedian Jimmy Mack, left Tracy Morgan severely injured, and also injured three other passengers, reminded the world. Hours of Service (HOS) rules were created in an attempt to combat fatigue, by limiting […]