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Truck Accidents & Industry News

Common Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents

Accidents between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles often result in devastating injuries. Commercial trucks weigh so much more than traditional passenger vehicles that it is difficult for safety features in these smaller vehicles to prevent severe… Read More

Three Dead After Tractor-Trailer Crash in La Porte County on Friday

Three people were killed on Friday morning when their car collided with a tractor-trailer on U.S. 20 near County Road 300 East. This is the second accident on U.S. 20 in the last two months in which three people were killed, according to the La Porte… Read More

Regulators Propose Tougher Training Standards for New Truck Drivers

Late last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed new minimum training standards for commercial driver's license (CDL) applicants. The new standards would require all CDL applicants to pass an instructional program that… Read More

4 Reasons You Should Contact a Truck Accident Attorney

Did you lose a loved one in an Indiana truck accident? Unfortunately, fatal truck accidents are an all-too-common occurrence in our state. According to data from the Indiana State Police Automated Reporting and Information Exchange System, there were… Read More

One Dead, Three Injured in Indiana Toll Road Truck Crash

On Friday, one person was killed and three were injured in a fatal car accident involving two SUVs and two semitrailers on the Indiana Toll Road. The passenger in a gray Hyundai SUV was killed when a Volvo semitrailer crashed into the Jeep SUV that was… Read More

Trucker Dies After Semi-Truck Accident on LaPorte County Toll Road

A truck driver was killed after being involved in a fiery semi-truck wreck around Mile Marker 42 in LaPorte County. Around 3:16 p.m. on Monday, June 6, a 2011 Kenworth semi was in the right lane on eastbound Indiana Toll Road. The driver, a 38-year-old… Read More

Electronic Logging Devices Now Mandatory for Commercial Truck Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has adopted a Final Rule which will require commercial truck drivers to use electronic logging devices. It is estimated that this Final Rule will save 26 lives… Read More

Truck Accident on I-70 Leads to Multi-Vehicle Collision

A total of nine trucks and four cars were involved in a collision on Interstate-70, around 11 a.m. outside of Richmond, Ind. Police say one of the trucks was driving too fast for the icy road conditions. No life threatening injuries were reported, but… Read More

Overweight Trucks Will Be Tracked by INDOT

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is cracking down on unpermitted overweight trucks. A new license plate tracking system will be installed to track illegal, overweight loads which are damaging the state’s infrastructure. Overweight Trucks… Read More

Personal Injury And Trucking Accidents In Indiana

In 2009, the state of Indiana logged 3,600 truck crashes. The trucks involved were not the pickup variety, but the long-hauling trucks that pull freight trailers. Out of those crashes, there were 1,408 injuries and 98 deaths. In a state with approximately… Read More