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- Summer Truck Tire Blowouts
Summer travel can be particularly hazardous for a number of reasons: there is often more traffic on roadways due to summer vacations, more young drivers on the roads, more intoxicated drivers, and more dangerous tire blowouts.
- Trucking Regulation Update
Updates on 2017 trucking regulations were recently presented at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Conference in Cincinnati. The four major areas of interest at the conference focused on regulations for carrier safety fitness determination, driver training standards, proposed speed limiters, and electronic logging devices. The long debate over the 34-hour driver restart rule was also addressed and finally put to rest after an extended period of debate.
- How Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Help in a Case of Motorcycle Wrongful Death by Truck?
Accidents involving a motorcycle and truck are serious, often fatal, and necessitate immediate legal representation and attention. Many tasks need to be performed immediately including obtaining investigative reports.
- Five Things You Should Know about Truck Accident Cases
Some things are obvious. Other things are not. Like the fact that commercial truck drivers are bound by stricter laws and regulations. And in the case of impending litigation, itís best left to an attorney to sort those things out. Because no matter what you may believe, a truck and car crash are two very different things. Ken answers some common questions and concerns we hear on a regular basis.
- How Louisiana Insurance Companies Pay Damages in a Car Wreck
Insurance companies in Louisiana, including Baton Rouge, Look at many claims in different ways. Here are some secrets of how a car insurance company pays a claim in Louisiana.
- How to Claim Compensation for a Soft Tissue Injury
Soft tissue injury or whiplash refers mainly to injuries which involve the neck and shoulders, suffered by hundreds of road users every single day. It's most common in rear-end collisions but can occur in front-end collisions and other types of accidents as well. If a whiplash injury happens to you, the law says you have a right to compensation.
- 5 Things To Do When Youíve Been Involved in a Vehicle Accident
Nearly 1.3 million people die - globally - in road accidents each year; thatís over 3,000 deaths per day, and over 20 million people are injured or disabled - 2.3 million of those injuries occurred in the US alone. Statistically speaking, you have a high likelihood of being in a car accident at some point in your lifetime (and some probability suggests that figure is 3-4 non-fatal accidents per lifespan - about once every 17.9 years).
- Side Guards Are Effective on Large Trucks - So Why Arenít They Mandatory?
There are times when the interests of the public and the interests of big business are at odds with each other. When they clash, it is too often the public who gets the short end of the stick. One perfect example is the issue of side guards on tractor-trailers.
- In Truck Accident Cases, Experience Makes All the Difference
Few types of vehicle crash cases are as complex as those involving large commercial vehicles. Large truck crashes often result in severe injuries, so the stakes are also much higher than other types of vehicle injury cases.
- When Does an Accident Claim Turn into a Personal Injury Case?
Accident law in West Virginia has become very complicated over the years. With recent changes in insurance regulations, claim limits and even liability requirements, accident cases have become more complicated.