Dec 24, 2018

Accidents Caused by Trucks Backing Up

By |December 24th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Backup accidents (also called back over accidents) occur when a commercial truck hits a person, or hits another vehicle or stationary object, while the truck is in reverse. Large commercial trucks have huge blind spots, which makes the task of backing up dangerous, unless the driver has the assistance of a spotter or a rear-view [...]

Nov 2, 2018

Two Recalls Affect More Than 28,000 International Trucks

By |November 2nd, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Navistar, Inc. recently announced two separate recalls involving more than 28,000 International trucks. Additionally, Continental Tire announced a recall of approximately 2,000 commercial truck tires. These announcements are according to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The trucking company is recalling 26,288 of their heavy-duty trucks with specific Cummins engines – ISX15 [...]

Sep 21, 2017

Garbage Trucks Pose a Danger to Neighborhood Streets

By |September 21st, 2017|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Every day, garbage trucks drive our roadways and neighborhood streets to provide a valuable service to the community. However, when these large and heavy vehicles are not operated in a safe manner, they can cause serious accidents that leave innocent victims with severe injuries. Recent Los Angeles garbage truck crashes demonstrate the dangers of these [...]

Oct 22, 2015

It’s not just trucks that are dangerous: some drivers are, too

By |October 22nd, 2015|Legal News, Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Actually, the above headline might reasonably benefit from a slight word adjustment, namely, the substitution of "many" for "some," given relevant statistics that help flesh out the real-world dimensions of driver-related risks in the nation's commercial trucking industry. In the aggregate, commercial truckers would seem by all indications to warrant close scrutiny from safety regulators [...]

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