Trucking Attorneys Work Diligently To Defend Truck Drivers Involved In Heavy Truck Accidents

Thousands of accidents involving heavy trucks occur each year on our roads and highways. These accidents result in thousands of deaths as well as serious, catastrophic injuries. The majority of heavy truck accidents are caused by drivers of cars, suv’s and other passenger vehicles. Nevertheless, plantiff attorneys are quick to blame truck drivers for causing […]
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Truck Accidents – Reasons Truck Drivers Need Truck Accident Lawyers

Drivers of heavy trucks may require the representation of knowledgeable lawyers for a variety of reasons during their trucking careers. Accidents involving heavy trucks typically cause greater harm than other vehicles simply due to the size and weight of the trucks. Truck drivers should specifically become familiar with trucking accident lawyers that represent truck drivers […]
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How Obstructive Sleep Apnea Affects Truck Driver Performance

It is common knowledge that truck driving is a dangerous career with a high risk of accidents. Be that as it may, truck drivers suffering with sleep apnea are at an even greater risk of being involved in accidents. Recent studies have shown that truck drivers are at high-risk for sleep disorders including sleep apnea. […]
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How To Fix Problems With Trucker GPS

GPS devices are increasingly being blamed for accidents caused by heavy trucks. A reported 15,000 bridge strikes were reported in 2010. These resulted in a total of 214 deaths and 3,000 injuries. More and more truck drivers arrive at unintended destinations and are flabbergasted as to how they got there. These blunders have oftentimes resulted […]
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Driving Semi Trucks In Inclement Weather Conditions

Freight has to be delivered on a year round basis. This means that truck drivers must drive in all types of weather conditions including sunshine and inclement weather. That includes driving through rain, snow, sleet, hail, fog, ice, thunderstorms, tornados high winds etc. While their are common causes of  truck accidents, many are caused by […]
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How GPS Devices Contribute To Heavy Truck Accidents

There are many common causes of heavy truck accidents such as driver error, blown truck tires and mechanical problems. Nevertheless, accidents involving heavy trucks are oftentimes blamed on instructions given to them by their GPS device. GPS, which stands for Global Positioning System is made up of a group of satellites. These satellites are designed […]
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Semi Truck Low Bridge Accidents

Heavy Trucks of all sizes are involved in accidents of all types including low bridge accidents. Oftentimes these result in catastrophic outcomes. There are many reasons for heavy truck accidents. Driver error, incorrect directions and speeding are some of the other common causes of accidents. Commercial truck drivers are trained professionals. Truck driving schools teach […]
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Common Causes Of Heavy Truck Accidents

Heavy Trucks including semi trucks and trailers are large and heavy. They can weight as much as 80,000 lbs or more when fully loaded. These vehicles are capable of causing serious injuries or deaths to the truck drivers and other motorists when they are involved in accidents. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and […]
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Tire Blowout Semi Truck Accidents – How Trucking Lawyers Can Help

Truck tire blowouts are very serious and are often the cause of disastrous accidents. While any accident can be dangerous, those involving semi trucks can be especially catastrophic. Semi truck accidents can total the truck and take out one or more automobiles simultaneously. negatively affecting all occupants of these vehicles. These accidents often cause serious […]
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Tow Truck Drivers – Equipment Safety

Tow truck drivers rescue stranded motorists. Motorists expect the tow truck to be in good working order and expect the tow truck driver to be pleasant and efficient. Therefore, tow truck drivers must be sure to keep their trucks and other related equipment in good condition. Otherwise, they are subject to experience mechanical breakdowns or […]
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Tow Truck Drivers – Personal Safety

Tow truck drivers transport vehicles that are wrecked and non-functional. They are the saviors of many motorists who find themselves stranded due to an accident, mechanical breakdown or other problem with their vehicle. They also transport repossessed vehicles and illegally parked vehicles. Additionally, they provide road service to stranded motorists. Tow truck drivers are available […]
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Tow Truck Drivers Face Many Hazards on the Roads

Those drivers who are considering a tow truck driver career or operating their own tow truck business should be aware that it is a very hazardous job. Injuries and fatalities are very high among tow truck drivers. Accidents regularly occur when the tow truck driver is loading a vehicle onto the flatbed of the truck. […]
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Dash Cams Enable Semi Truck Accident Attorneys To Easily Prevail In Cases Of Staged Heavy Truck Accidents

Trucking attorneys are extremely effecting in defending truck drivers in cases of staged accidents. Staged accidents frequently referred to as “cash for crash” or “slam ons” are accidents deliberately caused by drivers for the purpose of collecting insurance money. Semi trucks are often targeted for these accidents. Accidents often occur when the drivers have manipulated […]
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Deadly 18 Wheeler Accidents

Accidents involving 18 wheelers are dangerous and potentially fatal to the truck drivers and other motorists on the roads. There are a number of factors which contribute to the cause of these accidents. Driver fatigue, error and negligence are major causes of trucking accidents. Distracted drivers, drunk drivers, sleepy drivers, and inexperienced drivers are another […]
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Truck Drivers Could Face Serious Consequences For Exceeding Legal Driving Hours

Trucking companies often encourage its drivers to exceed their legally allowed driving hours. This is a direct violation of federal and state laws. Trucking companies want to earn all the money they can. Truck drivers agree to this either because they feel coerced to do so or because they too will earn more money. In […]
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Prevent Teen Driver Accidents With These Distracted DriverTips

The month of April is designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The arrival of spring encourages people to head outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather. More outdoor events are planned and this increases the amount of traffic on the roads. It also increases the chances of accidents. Teenagers and college students are particularly at risk […]
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Accidents Caused by Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is one of the worst experiences a driver can have. Hydroplaning happens on wet roads. This happens when the tire treads are unable to grip the road because they have become water logged. Once this happens, the driver can easily lose control of the vehicle. It is a scary experience whether driving a car […]
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