I’ve Been Injured by a Semi in a Crash – How Can An Attorney Help?

Big-rig accidents are five times more likely to cause serious injuries and death than accidents involving passenger vehicles. Tractor-trailers are heavy, really heavy – they weigh between 16,000 and 20,000 pounds. A car, SUV, motorcycle or pickup truck is going to be the loser in any collision. Tractor-trailers – semis, 18-wheelers, big rigs, whatever you […]

New Study On Crashes Involving Big Rigs: What Does That Mean For You?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is studying the reasons for semi-truck crashes and is inviting the public to comment on the design of the study. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) conducted the last comprehensive Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS) in 2001–2003. This study gave both the agency and the safety […]

Poor commercial vehicle maintenance leads to accidents

A commercial or semi-truck must meet federal safety regulations to operate on U.S. highways, but that does not guarantee that these vehicles are in the best operating condition. Sometimes a fleet manager, company or driver will put off repairs and maintenance to save money. That’s taking on a terrible risk. Commercial trucks pile on the […]