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How to Report Truck Safety Violations
Truck safety violations are infractions of federal and state regulations governing the operation of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the trucking industry, such as breaking Indiana’s trucking laws. These violations...
Are Sleep Disorders Common in the Trucking Industry?
Unfortunately, many trucking companies in the United States put tremendous pressure on their drivers to meet deadlines, and sometimes the deadlines are not completely realistic in terms of safety. Christie...
How Much Is My Truck Accident Case Worth?
Experiencing a truck accident can leave victims struggling with severe injuries, significant financial burdens, and a lot of questions regarding what to do next. One question that often looms large...
Fatal Trucking Accidents Study
New Study: The Role of Trucking Companies in Deadly Accidents Every year, nearly 13 million trucks travel throughout the United States, carrying the lifeblood of the nation's economy. But this...
Why Should You Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?
Truck accidents are a serious problem in the United States, with thousands of people injured or killed each year in collisions involving large commercial vehicles. The causes of these accidents...
What Not to do After a Truck Accident
The Do's and Don'ts After a Truck Accident Truck accidents can be some of the most devastating on the highways in Indiana. These vehicles make collisions with other cars particularly...
How to Proceed Following a Truck Accident Case?
What to Do After a Truck Accident Accidents involving commercial trucks can be catastrophic and affect your life. The sheer size and weight of these vehicles can sadly cause extensive...
What are the Trucking Laws in Indiana
Trucking Laws in Indiana Indiana plays a significant role in the trucking industry, and with this comes the responsibility to adhere to the state's trucking laws, which are in place...
When to Consult a Lawyer for a Truck Accident
Truck accidents are not uncommon on the roads and highways of Indiana, and they sadly often result in serious injuries and damages. But if you have been involved in a...
This Is Why Semi-Trucks Catch Fire
As you know, fires can be devastating and have the potential to cause significant harm to all involved. There are a number of ways in which a semi-truck can catch...
What are the Service Requirements for Commercial Trucks?
The United States federal government has put strict inspection and service requirements in place for commercial trucks in an effort to help keep road users safe from unnecessary dangers. When...
The Dangers of Tire Blowouts
What is a Tire Blowout? A tire blowout can occur when a vehicle tire tears or bursts suddenly, and typically occurs at high speeds. Keep in mind this is very...
What Is a Runaway Truck?
As you know, semi-trucks are massive and tremendously heavy. In fact, a fully loaded semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds (lbs). Your passenger vehicle that weighs 3,000-5,000 lbs doesn’t...
5 Facts You Should Know About Semi-Truck Crashes
As you may know, commercial trucks are a vital component of everyday life in the United States. We are a nation of consumers, and all the goods we enjoy on...
4 Types of Accidents Unique to Commercial Trucks
Traffic accidents happen all the time for all sorts of reasons. However, there are certain types of accidents that are unique to trucks due to the nature of their massive size...
How Can Drivers Suffer When Commercial Vehicles are Improperly Serviced?
As road users, we all have a duty to act in reasonable ways in order to keep each other safe. Those who work with commercial vehicles have an even greater...
Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Truck Accident?
Truck accidents tend to be particularly harmful because of the massive size and weight of the vehicle and its cargo. When a truck accident occurs, there are several parties that may...
Semi Accidents in Lake County, Indiana
Lake County, Indiana has some of the most traffic collisions of any county in Indiana as of 2019 and 2020. Whether on the county’s many interstates, state roads, or US routes, the...
What To Do After a Semi Truck Accident
This big rig T-boned the other vehicle. When a passenger car is in a semi accident, the experience is confusing and complex. Not only is your vehicle damaged, you or...
Holding a Trucking Company Liable for an Accident
In 2016 there were nearly 17,000 semi-truck collisions in Indiana alone. For anyone who’s been the victim of one of these accidents, it may seem confusing what the next step is in...