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  • Category: Trucking Accidents

    How Should Drivers Handle Truck Accidents Caused by Tire Blowouts?

    Tire blowouts can be serious, potentially resulting in catastrophic injury or death. However, if a truck experiences a sudden tire blowout on an interstate highway, it may result in a chain reaction involving multiple vehicles and many injured parties. Identifying the cause of the accident may be difficult, as there are many contributing factors. Determining[…]

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    Can Faulty Brakes Cause Truck Accidents?

    A large tractor trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. This is a significant amount of weight that relies on the vehicle’s braking system. Due to the importance of a big rig’s brakes, truck drivers are required by law to inspect their brakes daily. Unfortunately, missed inspections, negligence, and brake deterioration left unchecked result[…]

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    Who is Liable in a Parked Truck Accident?

    When a commercial truck and passenger vehicle collide, the results can be catastrophic. Most people assume that trucks must be moving to cause an accident. Unfortunately, even a parked truck can cause an accident that results in serious or fatal injuries. Truck drivers have a legal responsibility to ensure that they are not posing a[…]

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    Truck Accidents Caused by Blind Spots

    Blind Spot Areas on Commercial Trucks Many motorists are unaware that a truck driver may not be able to see them as they travel behind the tractor trailer. Oftentimes, there are signs on the back of a commercial rig that provide drivers with a reminder that if they are unable to see the truck driver[…]

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    Overloaded Trucks on the Road

    A commercial tractor trailer can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when fully loaded.  The massive weight of these large trucks poses a significant risk of serious injuries when involved in a collision, especially a collision with a passenger vehicle. When truck drivers allow their rigs to exceed the maximum load weight, they put everyone on[…]

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