Understanding the Rules on How Many Hours a Trucker Can Drive

Understanding the Rules on How Many Hours a Trucker Can Drive

With around 130 million commercial trucks crisscrossing the nation’s roadways every year, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) have their hands full trying to create sensible regulations that keep r...

I Was Hurt in a Truck Accident and I’m Afraid I Can’t Afford a Lawyer

I Was Hurt in a Truck Accident and I’m Afraid I Can’t Afford a Lawyer

Facing mounting medical bills, expensive physical therapy, the inability to work, and other costly consequences, people injured in truck accidents find themselves saddled with hefty bills without an adequate way to pay them. Yes, the truck driver’s...

The Most Dangerous Areas Around a Large Truck

The Most Dangerous Areas Around a Large Truck

In a collision between an 18-wheeler and the average passenger vehicle, the smaller vehicle is going to lose. That is why all drivers should be extra cautious when driving near big rigs. Consumer Reports researched this issue with the help of a 28-ye...

Should I Talk to the Trucking Company’s Insurer After a Truck Accident?

Should I Talk to the Trucking Company’s Insurer After a Truck Accident?

In the days and weeks following a truck accident, as you are trying to focus on your health and doing your best to get back to normal, the trucking company’s insurance provider is most likely attempting to locate you. They want to get a statement f...

Do Commercial Trucking Rules Apply to Small Business Trucks and Vans?

Do Commercial Trucking Rules Apply to Small Business Trucks and Vans?

18-wheelers and their drivers are subject to many state and federal regulations designed to keep roadways as safe as possible. But what about the thousands of smaller trucks and vans that hit the road every day? Are the trucks, vans, and trailers use...

Hurt in a truck accident? Here’s how long you have to file the claim. Get specific advice from a Texas lawyer at Ted By Lyon & Associates: 866-503-4864.

What Is the Time Limit for Filing a Truck Accident Injury Claim?

Truck accidents happen in seconds and change the lives of the injured forever. Getting proper medical care is the most important thing to do in the aftermath of a crash. Once the medical situation is stabilized, you and your family should consider ta...

Why Is “Black Box” Data Important in Truck Accident Lawsuits? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

“Black Box” Data: What Is it and Why Is it Important in Truck Accident Lawsuits?

Airplanes have “black box” recorders, but did you know that trucks have similar technology? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) requires all commercial trucks and buses to have electronic logging devices (ELDs) onboard. Most c...

Drivers Don’t Just Cause Truck Accidents–Truck Defects Can Be to Blame, Too

When many people think of truck accidents, they think of negligent truck drivers who fail to pay attention behind the wheel. But truck accident cases are often much more complex than that. The cause of the accident may actually be defective truck par...

Safety Week Underscores Importance of Truck Brake Maintenance

When we hit the road as part of our daily routines, we are all putting significant faith in the idea that we will arrive at our destinations safely. We can be the most experienced and defensive drivers, but one thing can go wrong and tragically impac...