Often the driver was engaged in some sort of negligent behavior at the time of the accident, which means that many of these truck accidents could have been prevented. Accidents involving tractor-trailers and large trucks are often catastrophic. … [Read more...] about Leading Causes of Preventable Truck Accidents
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Injured truckers are entitled to workers compensation as long as their injuries occurred as a result of their work activity. In 2016, 4,440 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes. While commercial truckers are an integral part … [Read more...] about 4 Trucking Injuries That Don’t Happen on the Road – Are They eligible for Compensation?
The potential for catastrophic injury or death resulting from an accident involving a semi-truck is great. This is because these large vehicles weigh between thousands of pounds and several thousand tons. The truck itself weighs approximately … [Read more...] about St. Louis Truck Accident Attorney – Representing Truck Accident Victims
The chance of a fatal collision increases significantly when a driver removes their eyes from the road. With over 400,000 trucks involved in motor vehicle accidents each year, the federal government has taken on the responsibility of monitoring the … [Read more...] about Inattentive Driving: The Cause of Many Rear End Collisions
Damages to a body caused by an accident with an 18 wheeler can be catastrophic. Drivers of these big rigs have a greater responsibility for taking care not to collide with other, smaller cars as do the companies that own and operate them. If gross … [Read more...] about Punitive Charges in Trucking Accidents
There is a weight limit imposed on large tractor trailers of 40 tons, or 80,000 pounds. Anything over that and the truck becomes more difficult to handle and could cause more serious injury in an accident. Major highways are set up with weight … [Read more...] about Weight Limits Imposed on Tractor Trailers