DOT Report: Two of Every Five Teens Have Been in Danger

truck accident caused by distracted driving

Distracted driving is among the leading causes for truck accidents across the U.S. Truck drivers are distracted by texting or by the handheld or CB radios that are in their trucks. The US Department of Transportation has released a comprehensive road safety plan entitled “Blueprint for Ending Distracted Driving,” amid worrying concern from highway and … Read more

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

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Trucks and tractor trailers have long been the undisputed kings of the road. By their sheer size and presence on the highways, many drivers, especially the young and inexperienced, avoid them as much possible. This stands to reason as over 7 of every 12 accidents that involve these road behemoths end in at least one … Read more

When to Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, you may need to hire a truck accident lawyer. A good truck accident lawyer can help you recover losses resulting from a motor vehicle accident and/or reduce the large amount of paperwork and hassle often associated with truck accident insurance claims. The deadline for filing personal injury … Read more

Questions to Ask a Truck Accident Witness

Here are some questions that you can ask a truck accident witness :  Were you in a car and, if so was the vehicle moving or stopped?  What did you see first?  Did you actually see the two cars impact one another and, if so where were you when the accident occurred?  What time do … Read more

St. Louis Truck Accident Experts

St. Louis truck accident experts

Accident reconstruction experts will look for metal scarring which is a hole, depression or gouge left by vehicle parts digging into the roadway. There are different types of gouges such as a chip, which is a hole made in the road surface; a chop which is a broad sharp edge cut in the pavement; or … Read more