Category: Truck Accidents
Who Can You Sue after a Trucking Accident?
In 2014, there were nearly 4,000 fatalities and more than 110,000 injuries resulting from crashes involving a large truck, and more than 70 percent of fatalities and injuries in those crashes were occupants of passenger vehicles.
How to Store Important Health Information for First Responders
You never know when an emergency will strike. That’s why it’s important to be able to provide emergency responders with important medical and health information even if you are not able to directly communicate with them. Readily available medical information will help first responders make informed decisions about your care. This will also give a Read More
Truck Driver Fatigue: A Highway Safety Crisis
Although they account for only 4% of vehicles on the road, large trucks are involved in 8% of fatal crashes. The US Department of Transportation reports that nearly 4,000 people die each year in crashes involving large trucks, and people in other vehicles account for nearly 75 percent of those deaths.
What to Do When You’ve Been Hit by a Commercial Truck
Collision with a Truck: A Driver’s Worst Nightmare With a typical semi truck weighing 20 to 30 times as much as a passenger car, a collision with a large commercial vehicle ranks among the average driver’s worst-case scenarios on the road. Unfortunately, it’s also more common than you might guess: About 1 in 10 highway Read More