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- The Ten Questions Your Car Accident Lawyer Will Ask
by Warnken, LLC
What do you need to know in order to get the most out of your consultation with a car accident lawyer. Being prepared for your meeting will go a long way to getting the most from your lawyer. Here are ten questions you should be prepared to answer for your attorney
- Truck Rollover Accidents and Their Causes
Many fatal truck crashes in Dallas are the result of a rollover. Other vehicles involved in truck rollover accidents are just no match for the sheer size and weight of a semi thatís rolled over and may swing across the roadway. Many truck rollovers are actually preventable. Read on for an overview of possible causes of rollovers.
- Think Like an Investigator When Gathering Evidence for Your Auto Accident Case
After an accident, do your best and remain calm. Everything you do and say following the collision could affect a future insurance claim or lawsuit.
- Tracy Morgan's Injury After Being Hit by a Semi, Brings Trucking Regulations Back into the National Spotlight
NTSB statistics show more than 104,000 injuries and nearly 4000 deaths in 2012 from accidents involving large commercial trucks, but it takes the severe injury of a well known comedian to get the subject of commercial trucking safety back in lawmaker discussions.
- Texting and Driving Laws for Truck Drivers
Although Texas does not have any state-wide texting and driving laws banning the practice, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has a federal ban on this dangerous act for truck drivers. Drivers who take their eyes off the road greatly increase risk of an accident. Knowing this, the FMCSA published new rules in October 2010 banning all truck drivers from texting while driving their commercial motor vehicles, regardless of the state within which they are traveling.
- National Truck Accident Statistics
A variety of factors contribute to truck accidents. Some stem from negligence of a driver (the trucker or another driver), such as speeding or fatigue. Others are the result of faulty or defective equipment, such as tires or brakes. Improper loading is another cause; for instance, cargo thatís unbalanced or not secured.
- Truck Accident Fatalities and Injuries on Rise in Texas Energy Producing Areas
If you live or work in West Texas, be extra cautious while using the roads. Traffic fatalities continue to be a problem in the oil-rich Permian Basin, according to recent reports.
- NTSB Recommends Two New Trucking Safety Standards
Truck underride accidents, those accidents that happen when a vehicle collides with a truck and slides underneath it, kill hundreds of people each year. While there are certain safety mechanisms in place to prevent underride accidents, data shows that they are often ineffective.
- Trucking Accidents in Oregon
Facts and information about commercial truck accidents and legal claims.
- Dash Cams Provide Essential Evidence in Truck Accident Cases
Based on the valuable evidence dash cams have provided in recent years, itís interesting that more vehicles donít have them. Because theyíre a relatively new phenomenon, there are no US laws regulating dash cams, and while many commercial truckers use them, itís not required.