Truck Accidents

Car Accidents vs Truck Accidents: Collisions and their Effects

After a motor vehicle accident, it may not feel significant whether the other driver was in a car or semi-truck. Regardless of the other type of vehicle that was involved, you’ll suffer from emotional and financial distress as a result. But upon further investigation of how these accidents occur and the related legal action, you’ll realize …

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Determining Liability when a Third Party Causes a Car Accident

Evaluating who is at fault for a motor vehicle collision is almost always a driver vs. driver argument. In most cases, determining the level of negligence contributed by each driver is the correct approach: Drivers are ultimately responsible for their actions that cause a car accident. However, in some cases, liability for a car accident can be …

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USDOT is Working to Minimize Truck Driving Regulations

With the support of truckers nationwide, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) is proposing legislation that would pull back on federal Hours of Service regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) established Hours of Service regulations for truck drivers in the 1930s, as a way to curb the risks associated with fatigued driving. …

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How is Driver Fatigue Proven as a Factor in a Truck Accident

Some of the most common causes of truck accidents include intoxication, reckless driving, and defective vehicles. Often, the cause of a truck accident can be determined through a sobriety test, or by analyzing the data from the truck’s black box (such as in cases of speeding). But there is another common truck accident contributor that could be …

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