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Truck Accidents & Industry News

Who May Be Liable for Wide-Turn Accidents in Indiana?

Due to their size, vehicles like commercial tractor trailers, buses and trucks generally need more room to make turns. These maneuvers, when done incorrectly, may lead to serious accidents on narrow or heavily trafficked roadways. Were you injured in… Read More

Liability for a Truck Accident Due to Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Thousands of accidents caused by drowsy motorists happen each year. Truck drivers are especially high-risk for causing a motor vehicle crash due to fatigue and falling asleep at the wheel because of the long hours they drive without a break. When truck… Read More

How COVID-19 is Affecting the Trucking Industry

In an attempt to adapt to changing needs, including those brought about by the novel coronavirus, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has modified certain federal regulations that impact truckers and, potentially, the safety of all… Read More

How the Shortage of Truck Drivers Can Cause Dangerous Commutes

Over the years, the trucking industry has seen a downturn in the number of truck driver applicants, and with more experienced drivers retiring, finding new drivers has become very important. Below, find out how the influx of new, less-experienced drivers… Read More

Risk Factors for Truck Drivers That Can Lead to Accidents

There are times when motorists are responsible for truck accidents. However, in many cases, a truck driver’s negligence is what ultimately leads to an accident. There are a lot of risk factors faced by truck drivers that may put them more at risk for… Read More

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Truck Accident?

Semi-trucks impose unique hazards to motorists sharing the roadway. Accidents involving a semi-truck often caused devastating damage, which can result in victims suffering serious injuries and disability. This may cause them to suffer costly medical expenses,… Read More

Commercial Trucking Laws in Indiana

Due to the risks commercial trucks pose to other motorists sharing the roadway, there are several state laws and federal regulations monitoring the trucking industry in Indiana. If a trucking company or driver’s failure to uphold these laws results in… Read More

Tips for Drivers on Avoiding a Truck Accident

When you are on the road with a large truck, it is important to use caution and practice safe driving skills to avoid an accident. Compared to other vehicles on the road, trucks are larger and heavier, taking longer to stop and using more space to make… Read More

Understanding Fault in a Semi Truck Accident

Truck accidents are much different than typical car accidents, due to the sheer weight and size of a commercial truck. Often, the injuries victims sustain in a truck accident tend to be more serious, and fatalities are more likely. There are also special… Read More

Can Truck Drivers Be Held Liable for Weather-Related Accidents?

Weather can affect road conditions and make controlling a large commercial truck difficult, often leading to weather-related truck accidents. However, even when the weather is bad, a vehicle’s driver may be liable for a crash. If you have been injured… Read More