18-Wheeler Rollover Accidents Shouldn’t Be Fatal

There is a huge problem that has been claiming the lives of truck drivers for years, yet most people are completely unaware that it's even a problem: minor rollover incidents that crush truckers to death. At certain high speeds a rollover accident is simply unsurvivable, and I'm not suggesting that manufacturers build indestructible cars that...

Failure to Maintain – Why Some Trucks Are Unsafe For The Road

Everyone understands that simply by driving onto the interstate we all run the risk of sharing the road with a truck driver who may fall asleep at the wheel, forget to check their mirrors before changing lanes, or otherwise fail to live up to the legal obligations he or she assumes when they become licensed...

Multi-Truck Accidents: How Lawyers Cut Through the Confusion and Determine Fault

As you're reading this article, there are hundreds of thousands of commercial trucks on the highway, and thousands of these trucks will get into an accident today. Though there are fewer of these trucks than cars out on the road, and therefore fewer accidents overall, because of the size and power of the vehicles, when...

Truck Drivers Background Checks

We get calls all the time from people asking questions about truck drivers and background checks. So, I wanted to take a few minutes to explain the different parts that make up a background check and mention who knows how to put together that kind of information. Past behavior is often a good indication of...

Truck Driver Fatigue: A Big Problem

There are many things that truck drivers can do that make an accident more likely. But few are as large a potential concern as driving while fatigued. In this article, we are going to discuss the laws related to fatigued truck drivers, and how a violation of these laws relates to a finding of fault...