Truck Accidents Blog

What Is the Hours of Service Rule for Truck Drivers?

Commercial truck drivers must follow state and federal laws to ensure the safety of other motorists sharing the roadway. One of the most important laws is the “hours of service” rule, which limits the amount of time that a driver can operate a vehicle… Read More

Who Can I Hold Liable for a Truck Accident?

The aftermath of a truck accident can be very confusing. Often, several parties are involved in a single trucking operation, which can make it difficult to know which one is at fault when a trucking accident occurs. For this reason, it is important to… Read More

Steps to Take Following a Truck Accident

Truck accidents happen quickly and often cause devastating injuries and confusion for victims involved in a collision. However, knowing how you should respond after a truck accident may help protect your rights and your ability to obtain compensation.… Read More

5 Common Truck Accident Injuries

Thousands of people are killed every year in truck accidents, and hundreds of thousands more are injured. Accidents involving commercial trucks are often more severe than those involving passenger vehicles simply because of the size difference between… Read More

Three Reasons to Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

Trucking accidents are likely to result in more serious injuries compared to the average car accident. Part of the reason this occurs is due to the sheer size of the vehicle involved. Some semis can weigh up to 40 tons, compared to the average automobile,… Read More

Sleep Apnea Among Truckers Increases Accident Risk

According to a Virginia Tech study, untreated truck driver sleep apnea puts drivers as a much greater risk for being involved in a serious accident. Drowsiness and daytime fatigue, common factors in Truck accidents , are most commonly caused by… Read More

Fatal Semi-Truck Accident Reported in Belle Glade

Early March 10th, two victims lost their lives after two tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicle collided on State Road 80. An additional victim sustained serious injuries in the devastating crash that led to a seven-hour shutdown of an eight-mile stretch… Read More

Changes Proposed to Improve Truck Rear Impact Protection

Approximately 400 deaths occur each year when cars rear-end large trucks. In an effort to reduce deaths, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is focusing on improving rear underride protection, as stated in a notice of proposed rulemaking… Read More

Truck Crashes into Power Lines Killing One, Injuring Another

One person was killed and another was injured after a semi-truck crashed into power lines in Canal Point in western Palm Beach County early Tuesday morning. According to the sheriffs office, the crash occurred just before 4 a.m. at Lakeshore Drive and… Read More

Dangers of Large Trucks

Deaths from crashes involving large trucks on U.S. roads could hit a six-year high when the first figures for 2005 are released this spring, according to the Transportation Department's preliminary estimates. Each year hundreds of thousands of people… Read More


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