Category: Truck Accidents

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October 10, 2019

Our truck accident lawyers discuss three major myths from the powerful American trucking industry and the facts that dispel those myths.

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October 8, 2019

U.S. lawmakers are considering a bill to increase the commercial truck insurance requirements, bringing the minimum liability limit up to nearly $5 million.

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October 3, 2019

Truck driver fatigue is caused by inadequate sleep, working too many hours or driving while sick. Hours of service rules are in place to help prevent it.

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October 1, 2019

Sharing the road with big trucks (i.e. tractor-trailers or commercial trucks) is very different from driving near a passenger car. Get 18 tips for safe driving.

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September 25, 2019

What every truck attorney should know about non-traditional commercial vehicles, and how ordinary vehicles can be subject to FMSCRs due to weight ratings.

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October 9, 2018

The New York limo crash that ended 20 lives should never have happened; limo fails safety inspections, driver was improperly licensed and the limo company had out-of-service vehicles; why the FMCSA should have shut them down

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March 19, 2018

Industry defense lawyers oppose life-saving safety benefits of ELD devices, worried it will lead to full and fair compensation for truck crash injury victims

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February 27, 2018

Chameleon carriers – dangerous trucking companies using new names to hide history of safety violations – are 3 times more likely to cause a truck accident

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January 25, 2018

To lower premiums and pay less for truck insurance, trucking companies may adopt safety measures such as on-board cameras, cell phone blocks to reduce numbers of preventable truck crashes; paying less for insurance may motivate industry to do what truck accident lawyers and FMCSA have so far failed to do to make industry safer

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