Category: Trucking Accident

Category: Trucking Accident

Driver Fatigue Driving takes a considerable amount of focus, attention, and concentration. Navigating traffic, avoiding obstacles, and monitoring for emergencies are all a part of the task of driving. Yet, many drivers routinely get behind the wheel of a car without the ability to do these tasks. Many drivers would not... Read More
Tractor-Trailers Tractor-trailers are enormous vehicles—the largest on the road. While large commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are often colloquially called “18-wheelers,” tractor-trailers can have up to 30 wheels. While their very size makes them ideal for bringing products to businesses and consumers throughout the state, it also makes them potentially lethal.... Read More
Truck Rollovers According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Corpus Christi area alone saw 394 crashes involving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in a recent year, causing two deaths, nine serious injuries, and 24 non-incapacitating injuries. While these might seem like relatively low figures, remember, that is in our... Read More
What Should You Do After a Head-On Truck Collision? Head-On Truck Collisions A head-on collision with a truck can cause severe damage to the other vehicle, and even more substantial injury to everyone inside the vehicle at the time of the accident. In fact, head-on truck collisions represent one of the most dangerous and devastating types of accidents.... Read More
Truck Blind Spots Trucker Blind Spot Accidents The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the governmental agency tasked with regulating the trucking industry, estimates approximately one-third of collisions between passenger vehicles and trucks occur in truck blind spots. To reduce the startling statistic, the FMSCA continues to educate the public about the... Read More
What a Lawyer Can Help With After a Semi Truck Accident Every time you pass a semi truck on the road, you share that space with a vehicle that could transport a combined weight of up to 80,000 lbs, including truck, trailer, and cargo. Semi truck drivers undergo substantial training to help them better prepare their vehicles. Unfortunately, that does... Read More
When is the Trucking Company Responsible for an Auto Accident? Insurance companies and the trucking companies they represent are always looking to minimize the amount it has to pay in compensation for injuries and losses caused by their drivers. One of the tactics they use is to claim that the truck driver is an independent contractor, and as such,... Read More
Drug & Alcohol Testing Requirements for Commercial Truck Drivers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the body responsible for setting rules and regulations regarding drug and alcohol testing among commercial vehicle drivers. Whether its an 18-wheeler driver or semi-truck operator, or a company vehicle driven by an employee on the clock, there are strict drug and alcohol... Read More
6 Things You Need To Know About Trucking Accidents in Texas Trucking accidents happen all over Texas. Whether it’s an 18-wheeler accident or another type of trucking accident in Texas, these dangerous trucks are everywhere. According to a recent survey by the American Trucking Association, there are more than three million commercial truck drivers in the United States. To be... Read More
How can an accident reconstructionist help me after an 18-wheeler accident? After a trucking accident in Corpus Christi, medical expenses and other damages are likely significant. 18-wheelers can cause devastating injuries. Because of the complexity of an 18-wheeler accident, often times the assistance of an accident reconstructionist is necessary. In order to get the compensation you deserve after a truck... Read More