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Semitrailer Truck Accidents Are Unique

Semitrailer Truck Accidents Are More Dangerous Than Vehicle Crashes Semis and tractor trailers are common on roadways across the United States. When a large truck crashes into a passenger vehicle, occupants in the latter face a much higher risk for injury or death. In 2017, there were 4,102 … [Read more...]

Truck Driver Fatigue Poses a Roadway Threat

Driver Fatigue Can Lead to Deadly Truck Accidents Drowsy driving is a dangerous practice for any driver; per the NHTSA, drowsy driving caused 44,000 injuries in 2013. When people get behind the wheel without sufficient sleep, their decision-making may be nearly as impaired as if they are drunk or … [Read more...]

The Safety Risks of Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials

Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials Present Increased Crash Risks In 2016, there were an estimated 475,000 crashes involving large trucks in the United States. Most of those, about 73 percent, involved a collision with another vehicle on the road. About 5 percent of trucks haul hazardous … [Read more...]

The Safety Risks of Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials

Trucks Hauling Hazardous Materials Present Increased Crash Risks In 2016, there were an estimated 475,000 crashes involving large trucks in the United States. Most of those, about 73 percent, involved a collision with another vehicle on the road. About 5 percent of trucks haul hazardous materials, … [Read more...]

What You Can Do to Reduce the Likelihood of a Truck Accident

How to Prevent Being in a Truck Accident When you're operating a large truck, there are a variety of issues that can bring about an accident. In 2012, 104,000 people were injured in truck accidents, some of which were multi-vehicle crashes. When you want to avoid getting into a truck … [Read more...]

The Most Frequent Causes of Pennsylvania Commercial Truck Accidents

Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents Over 4,000 fatal commercial truck accidents occur across the United States annually, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Tens of thousands of big-rig accidents take place each year, causing injuries, oftentimes serious ones. … [Read more...]

What You Can Do to Reduce Fatigue When Driving Your Truck

How to Reduce Fatigue When Driving Your Truck Driver fatigue is a serious issue that can play a major role in causing you to be in an accident. It's estimated that 72,000 crashes in 2013 were as a result of drowsy driving. Driving a truck for long distances can be exhausting and problematic when … [Read more...]

What to Do If You’re Involved in a Truck Accident

Five Steps for Victims of a Truck Accident Victims of a truck accident must first take care of their own medical issues. Finding a good truck accident attorney shortly after dealing with these issues can help protect one's legal rights. Accidents involving trucks are exceedingly common in … [Read more...]

Common Damages in a Truck Accident Case

Common Damages in a Truck Accident Case With around half a million people each year involved in tractor-trailer accidents, it's important for victims to understand their legal rights. A truck accident will cause death in about 1 in 10 incidents. Whether your family member was killed in a truck … [Read more...]

Get Help With an Allentown Truck Accident Lawyer

Getting Help from an Allentown Truck Accident Lawyer The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration notes that in 2016, 4,400 trucks and buses were involved in fatal accidents. Dealing with a personal injury is never easy, but a truck accident attorney can help guide you through the legal process … [Read more...]

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