hours of service regulations & truck accidents

Hours of Service Regulations & Truck Accidents

Hours of Service Regulations & Truck Accidents Semi truck accidents are incredibly dangerous, often resulting in serious injury and death. To help combat the frequency of these accidents, the FMCSA has put forth several hours of service regulati...

trucking company negligence

3 Examples of Truck Company Negligence

Truck accidents have the potential to be the most damaging due to the sheer size of the trucks involved. Due to their ability to cause severe harm, trucking companies have a higher duty of care. When they fail to exercise this duty of care, truck acc...

investigation a truck accident

Why Thorough Investigations Win Truck Accident Injury Cases

As hard as it may be to believe, the chaotic aftermath of a truck wreck is also the starting point of accident investigation. What happens in the minutes, hours, days and weeks to follow is crucial for an injured person, because the results of an acc...

Safety Tips for If You’re Involved in a Pile-Up Accident

A pile-up accident occurs when several vehicles collide. Typically, these motor vehicle accidents occur on busy highways and freeways across the US. Due to the number of vehicles involved, these accidents are serious and often result in cr...

Truck Driver recieving a medical exam

Audit Finds Weaknesses in Oversight of Truck Driver Medical Exam Data

Audit Finds Weaknesses in Oversight of Truck Driver Medical Exam Data A new audit has revealed multiple flaws in how a key federal agency monitors the qualifications of medical examiners who examine commercial truck drivers and certify they are p...

Truck Drive asleep at wheel

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says

Nearly Half of Commercial Vehicle Drivers at Risk for Sleep Apnea, Study Says Nearly half of commercial vehicle drivers may be at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a chronic medical condition that can cause sleepiness behind the wheel, acco...

Amazon Delivery Truck

Why Truck Crashes Have Increased During COVID-19

Delivery truck drivers are working under tight deadlines due to COVID-19, whether they’re under pressure to deliver products to someone’s doorstep or bulk items to stores. The evolution of commerce and on-demand delivery has put incredible strai...

Truck Accident Injury Claims

What Makes Truck Accident Injury Claims Different?

It’s easy to assume that personal injury cases are all handled the same way. After all, your injuries occurred due to an accident with someone driving a sports car or an 18-wheeler, you’re still hurt. However, cases involving trucks and tru...

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These Truck Parts Are the Most Likely to Be Defective

When you think of defective commercial truck parts, you probably think of things like tires or air brakes. Typically, failures of those parts get a lot of attention when they happen. Failures of obvious parts like these are far from the only failure...

Negligent Hiring of Truck Drivers Leads to Serious Accidents

Unlike a typical car accident, the liability in a truck accident can fall on multiple parties. The truck driver is the most obvious. Yet, the trucking company itself may also be held liable in certain situations. Have you heard of negligent hiring?...