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- Safety Rules Could Affect Trucking Accidents
Truck driver fatigue has gained national attention throughout the media and within our political scene since a Walmart tractor-trailer caused a multi-vehicle car accident involving comedians Tracy Morgan and James McNair last summer. According to the police report, the Walmart truck driver had been awake for at least 24 hours. The result of this tractor-trailer accident fatally injured James McNair and caused critical personal injuries to Tracey Morgan, who is still recovering.
- Congress Votes to Roll Back Restrictions Aimed at Reducing Trucker Fatigue
Recently, the U.S. Congress passed legislation that eases restrictions on the rules that govern when long-haul drivers must get their required rest. The legislation is part of the overall budget bill and suspends enforcement of the controversial 34-hour rule limiting the number of hours that truckers can be on the clock. The rule was part of a series of regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that went into effect July 1, 2013.
- Super Uber Deal-Breaker
Our major Uber ride-sharing concern is the issue of liability insurance coverage, not only for the Uber passenger; but also for pedestrians and occupants of other vehicles which might be involved in a crash with a Uber car. Even if the Uber passenger doesn't care about insurance coverage for themselves, does the Uber customer want to be a good citizen? If so, and we sure do hope that being a good citizen is something to strive for, then we all need to seriously weigh the Uber pros and cons.
- Avoid Truck Accidents With These 4 Rules
Drivers can reduce their risk of truck accidents by leaving extra space, avoiding blind spots, pulling over safely and using caution in intersections.
- Personal Injury Lawyers Know Your Legal Rights After a Car Accident Injury
If you are not familiar with the legal rights you possess after being injured in an automobile accident it is most likely in your favor to find a car accident lawyer to work on your behalf.
- Have a Car Accident Lawyer by Your Side when Dealing with Insurance Companies
After being injured in an accident an insurance company will try to give you the least amount possible as compensation for the damages to your vehicle and compensation for your injuries.
- Find a Car Accident Lawyer Near You to Help with Your Insurance Claim
After being struck by another driver adrenaline is most likely coursing through your veins and you may not be able to think clearly. You also may not be able to feel the full effects of the injuries you may have sustained during the accident. For these reasons and many others you should avoid making any type of initial statement to your insurance company or the insurance company of the individual at fault for the accident.
- 5 First Steps to Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney
Suffering a personal injury can be scary, but it is always important to try and keep calm. The steps you take following a personal injury can affect the amount of compensation that you will get after filling a personal injury claim.
- Drowsy Drivers are a Danger on Illinois Roads
Drowsy driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. A lack of adequate sleep can affect the brain similarly to the ways alcohol consumption can affect it, such as slowing the individual's reaction time, decreasing his or her awareness of his or her surroundings, and negatively affecting his or her judgment.
- Is a Truck Responsible for a Car Wreck Caused by Something that Falls Off the Moving Truck?
If you drive a car, you’ve probably seen it happen (or you’ve seen the aftermath). A mattress, a piece of furniture, a chunk of metal, a huge box or some other large object falls off a moving truck (or the object is lying on the side of the road). What happens when the stuff that fell off the truck hits a car or a pedestrian or a bicyclist, causing a wreck and injuries? Is the truck responsible?