Are Semi-Truck Drivers Violating FMCSA Safety Regulations?

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Attorney Carson Runge | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult “It’s basic physics that when you get hit by an 18-wheeler you’re going to lose. Every time, bottom line.” The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) creates federal rules that all truck drivers must follow to keep everyone safe on the road. However, investigations reveal that semi-truck […]

Drowsy Driving On the Rise Among Tractor-Trailer Drivers?

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Attorney Brian Davis | 888-592-5071 | Free Consult “You got an 80,000 pound truck going up against a 4,000 pound SUV or 2,500 pound car, the physics don’t lie.” What happens when truck drivers violate the laws on how many hours they are allowed to drive at once? Is the COVID-19 pandemic putting more pressure […]

San Antonio 18-Wheeler Truck Accident: Who is Responsible?

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Attorney Gregory Herrman | 888-981-1283 | Free Consult “Just be very, very careful when you see an 18-wheeler. Just stay as far away from it as you can.” A San Antonio 18-wheeler truck accident left one woman dead. It was a hit-and-run accident: the truck driver left the scene after the crash. Who is responsible: […]

Do Tractor-Trailer Drivers Need More Training?

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Attorney Brian Davis | 888-592-5071 | Free Consult “If these guys aren’t following the… rules of the road for truck drivers, they put everybody at risk who’s on the road with them. That’s you, that’s me, that’s my family, your family—everybody.” What kind of training do truck drivers receive before hitting the road? Why do […]

Common Cause of 18-Wheeler Accidents: Not Training Drivers

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Attorney Carson R. Runge | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult “Time is money for these 18-wheeler companies. So if they halt putting someone behind a tractor-trailer, then that’s money that they’re losing in hauling freight.” Carson R. Runge is a personal injury attorney with Sloan Law Firm with offices in Longview and Houston, TX. He concentrates […]

Do Trucking Companies Encourage Violating DOT Regulations for Truck Drivers?

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Attorney Gregory Herrman | 888-981-1283 | Free Consult “I am not saying every single truck driver out there is a bad guy, and every single truck driver out there is violating these rules. There are good truck drivers, but there are also bad ones.” Truck drivers are under immense pressure to make their deliveries on […]

Commercial Vehicle Accident Attorney: What You Need to Know

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Attorney Tad Thomas | 888-981-0031 | Free Consult “Pushing drivers to go beyond their maximum allowable hours, pushing them to go beyond the speed limit in order to make runs, that is profit for those companies.” How are commercial vehicle accidents different compared to normal car accidents? Tad Thomas is an attorney with Thomas Law […]

Texas Attorney: Preserving Evidence After 18-Wheeler Truck Accident

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Alan Robertson | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult How can an attorney help preserve evidence after an 18-wheeler truck accident? Alan Robertson is a trial attorney with Sloan Law Firm based in Longview, Texas, with offices in Houston and Santa Fe. He focuses his practice on car and truck accidents, as well as oil field injuries […]

How is an 18-Wheeler Collision Different from a Car Accident?

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Attorney John Sloan | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult An 18-wheeler collision is typically far more devastating than an accident involving smaller vehicles. John Sloan is the founder of Sloan Law Firm based in Longview, Texas, with offices in Houston and Santa Fe. He focuses his practice on truck and auto accidents, defective products, oilfield accidents, […]

Columbia Truck Accident Attorney: What to Do After a Semi-Truck Collision

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Tyler Bailey | 888-981-0034 | Free Consult “If you don’t get a lawyer as soon as possible, there’s a chance that a lot of the evidence your lawyer will need to make sure you receive everything you’re entitled to, they will not be able to get their hands on.” Why do big rig truck accidents […]

Tire Tread Separation: Attorney Explains the Risks

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Attorney Michael Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | Free Consult “…a tire more than six years old will delaminate all by itself and when that happens we might have the kind of loss of control that could put us and our family and others in harm’s way.” Tire tread separation is a dangerous hazard to everyone on […]

Do You Need to Call a Lawyer After a Semi-Truck Accident?

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Attorney Carson Runge | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult If you’ve been involved in an accident with a big rig truck, why is it important to call a lawyer after a semi-truck accident? Carson R. Runge is a personal injury attorney with Sloan Law Firm with offices in Longview and Houston, TX. He concentrates his practice […]

Atlanta Truck Accident Lawyer: Distracted Truckers

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Kathy McArthur | 888-511-3130 | Free Consult “The driver of a tractor-trailer has to be always on top of his game, always watching for the unexpected, and ever-vigilant about inspecting that vehicle and keeping up with the maintenance.” When truck drivers are exhausted or distracted, they put everyone on the road at risk. This may […]

Determining if Truck Driver Error Caused a Truck Accident

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Attorney Michael Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | Free Consult “At the end of the day, it is the driver’s obligation to be safe. No question about it.” Truck drivers are under a lot of pressure from their employers to stay on the road. They may break laws by driving longer hours than they should and resort […]

Dangerous Truck Driver Behaviors to Watch For

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Attorney Ray Hatcher | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult “It goes off the roadway onto the shoulder or crosses the centerline, that can be a distracted driver who’s looking at a phone or could be a tired driver.” Large tractor-trailers on the road can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. When traveling at speeds upwards of 75 […]

Truck Drivers on Cell Phones Rising Cause of Truck Accidents

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Attorney Trent Shuping | 888-981-5602 | Free Consult “There’s a lot of pressure on truck drivers and trucking companies and sometimes that leads them to cut corners and look the other way in efforts to get one more load done.” Are drivers of large tractor-trailer trucks driving while distracted by their cell phones and other […]

Why Trucks Driving in Bad Weather Could Constitute Negligence

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Attorney Brian Davis | 888-592-5071 | Free Consult “This is not just a normal motor vehicle crash case. This is a complex case that needs expertise in trucking law.” Rain, snow, sleet, and ice are just a few elements that can create potentially hazardous conditions for anyone on the road and especially for big-rig truck […]

Crash on I-80 in Wyoming Involves 27 Vehicles

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Metier Law Firm | 888-634-7366 | Free Consult On March 20th, there was another devastating vehicle crash on I-80 in Wyoming. It occurred east of Laramie near milepost 331. There were 27 vehicles in the crash, and 23 of them were commercial trucks. This is not the first massive chain-reaction car crash to occur this […]