Top 10 Causes of Fatal Truck Accidents

Truck accidents are more deadly than most other types of vehicle accidents including car accidents. The size, weight, and mass of a truck mean that when a truck and a smaller vehicle collide, the smaller vehicle will absorb most of the force of the collision. More force means more serious injuries and a greater likelihood…

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Big Trucks and Hydroplaning Equals Big Trouble

As winter winds down and the south begins showing signs of spring, motorists are still at risk of bad weather conditions, especially surprise rainstorms. Although we don’t have to worry too much about ice here, we do have to worry about a phenomenon called “hydroplaning,” a condition that occurs when a vehicle’s tires lose grip…

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Gathering Essential Evidence for Your Truck Accident Case

One of the most important parts of any civil claim is gathering evidence to demonstrate that a person or company has acted in an improper manner that resulted in injury to someone. Accidents with trucks and tractor-trailers demand a significant amount of proof to indicate negligence on behalf of a driver or company. These types…

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Truck Accident Cases Require Truck Accident Lawyers

Tractor-trailers accidents tend to be catastrophic for everyone involved, but particularly for the driver and passengers in the smaller vehicle. Commercial trucks are massive in size and weight, and passenger vehicles like cars or motorcycles simply cannot compete in the event of a crash. The resulting amount of property damage and injuries from a collision…

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What Goes into Settling a Tractor-Trailer Case?

If you’re involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler, you probably want your case over as soon as possible. Truck and tractor-trailer wrecks are typically more serious than other crashes, with more severe injuries. Many victims are left unable to work for some time, with medical and other bills piling up. It may be tempting…

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2018 is the Year for Electric Commercial Trucks

Newly-released research from Interact Analysis is showing a rise in demand for electric vehicles, especially in the commercial trucking market. After analyzing the steady stream of orders for electrified trucks and buses worldwide, the market research company’s study found that more than 15,000 orders are already confirmed worldwide for delivery between now and 2021. The…

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New Program Helps Both Veterans and the Trucking Industry

A newly-announced pilot program aims to address the shortage of truck drivers in the United States, while assisting young veterans and National Guard reservists. Current federal law prohibits anyone under the age of 21 from driving a commercial truck. However, this program allows 18- to 20-year-old veterans or reservists to use use their military truck…

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