Truck Accident

May 18 2022

Negligence and Truck Accidents

Our roads are teeming with several types of trucks, from tractor-trailers and flatbeds to garbage trucks and cement mixers. Due to these vehicles’ size, weight, and cargo, they are susceptible to several types of accidents that can cause severe injuries to passengers in other motor vehicles nearby. Some of the more common kinds of truck accidents include:… Read More

Truck Accident

Apr 14 2022

Truck Driver Fatigue Leads to Accidents

Did you know that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulates the number of driving hours truckers are allowed in their job? Some of the hours-of-service regulations include: A driver is allowed a maximum of 11 hours of driving after an off-duty period of 10 hours A driver must take a 30-minute break after 8… Read More

Truck Accident

Feb 17 2022

Who’s Responsible for an Unsecured Load Truck Accident?

That’s a tricky question. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has specific regulations for loading and securing items onto the back of a commercial truck. These pertain to any cargo-carrying vehicle that contains a box, hopper, tank, or other similar device forming the structure of a truck operating in interstate commerce. These regulations dictate… Read More

Truck Accident

Feb 9 2022

Why Truck Accidents Are on the Rise?

There are over 500,000 trucking accidents in the U.S. and that number is climbing. Covid and the current supply chain slowdown have contributed to this unfortunate trend in several ways: Due to Covid, there is a decrease in the number of truckers—this means companies are looking to current truckers to fill the gap with more… Read More

Truck Accident

Jan 28 2022

10 Actions Your Attorney Can Take to Help After a Truck Accident

If you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident with a truck, chances are you are suffering from significant injuries, not to mention emotional trauma. An experienced attorney can get the compensation you need for medical and other expenses. They will help investigate your accident and take actions to prove your case—many of which you… Read More

Truck Accident

Jan 20 2022

How to Prove Distracted Driving in a Truck Accident

Distracted driving is a dangerous problem in the United States. When a collision involves a passenger car and commercial truck, the consequences can be deadly. According to statistics, 3,142 people died in accidents involving distracted driving in 2019. Texting while driving is one of the most common distractions exhibited by motorists. Although federal regulations prohibit… Read More

Truck Accident

Jan 20 2022

How Does Texting and Driving Affect Truck Accidents?

Many people know how dangerous it can be to text while driving. However, a significant amount of drivers do it anyway. Texting is one of the most common types of distracted driving. It can lead to severe injuries, destructive property damage, and even death. If someone decides to look down at their cell phone to… Read More

Truck Accident

Jan 20 2022

What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

It can be challenging to prove that a truck driver should be held liable for causing an accident. If you suffered injuries, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical treatment and other expenses. However, you might not know how to show the truck driver’s actions contributed to the crash. The trucker’s travel log… Read More

Truck Accident

Jan 17 2022

Common Types of Truck Accidents

Sacramento sees a large amount of truck and large commercial vehicle traffic due to the significant role it plays in agricultural distribution in the U.S. In fact, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there were 13,565 accidents involving large trucks or buses on California roads in 2019, making California one of the most… Read More

Truck Accident

Nov 10 2021

What Questions Should I Ask a Truck Accident Witness?

It’s scary for anyone to find themselves involved in a collision with a commercial truck. When a large truck and small car collide, the smaller vehicle occupants typically sustain more severe injuries than the truck driver. Even if you know the truck driver is responsible for causing the crash, stating that to the investigating officer… Read More