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The Danger of Defective or Malfunctioning Parts on Commercial Trucks

Many truck accidents are caused by the driver's negligence. However, there are also a significant number of accidents caused by defective parts on a commercial truck, from fuel tanks to lighting. Below, learn more about some of the most common defective…

How Safety Regulations Can Affect Your Truck Accident Case

One way to prove negligence in a truck accident is to establish that the driver or another entity violated California trucking industry regulations in a variety of areas, such as drug and alcohol testing, weight limits or securing cargo. If you or a…

7 Things to Do After a Truck Accident

Truck accidents can happen in an instant. Due to the size of these vehicles, being hit by a massive commercial truck can be terrifying and can cause serious injuries. The actions you take after a truck accident can impact your claim for compensation,…

10 Safety Tips for Driving Around Trucks

Driving around commercial trucks can be dangerous, so always take extra precautions. The risk of an accident increases with these vehicles because they have larger blind spots, cannot maneuver as easily, and take longer to stop compared to passenger vehicles. 1.…

How Can Hours of Service Regulations Affect Your Truck Accident Case?

One of the most common causes of truck accidents is fatigued or drowsy driving. Commercial truck drivers face intense pressure from their employers to meet tight deadlines, pushing them to drive when they are over-tired. When our truck accident lawyers…

Common Types of Truck Accident Injuries

Between 2014 and 2015, more than 7,500 people were killed in accidents involving commercial trucks, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute. In 2015, 69 percent of truck accident fatality victims were occupants…

Four Killed in Bus Crash in Merced County

Four people were killed and nearly 24 people were injured in a bus accident in Merced County on Tuesday, Aug. 2. The charter bus was heading to Sacramento when it crashed into a freeway sign pole on Highway 99. According to California Highway Patrol…

NHTSA Says Semi-Trailer Truck Underride Collision Guards Wont Prevent Deaths in High-Speed Crashes

In an effort to decrease severe injuries and fatalities related to truck underride collisions, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently proposed a new safety rule which would require all semi-trailer trucks to have stronger…

California Semi-Trailer Truck Accidents Have Become a Big Concern

On any given day, there are over two million semi-trailer trucks travelling on U.S. roads and highways. Semi-trucks play an integral role in local, national, and international commerce. As the economy continues to improve, freight traffic increases, causing…

Meet the Worlds First Self-Driving Truck

Commercial trucks may one day routinely travel on autopilot, with drivers taking over only in situations like bad weather and on city streets. The worlds first road-ready, self-driving truck, the Freightliner Inspiration, was unveiled just outside of…