Category: Truck Accidents

What Are the Hours-of-Service Regulations for Truck Drivers

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Truck Accidents

Truck drivers work under an immense amount of pressure. Stores need to restock their shelves on time. At the same time, truckers do not always control the conditions on the road. They may end up stuck in traffic and losing valuable time. Alternatively, the truck driver may experience delays in leaving because of maintenance issues…

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Major Causes of Trucking Accidents in Arizona

Posted on May 13, 2022 in Truck Accidents

According to the trucking accidents statistics by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), in 2020 there were 1,481 truck tractors, with or without semi-trailers, involved in trucking accidents, 61 of which were fatal and 323 caused injuries. In addition, 9,232 various types of trucks and truck combinations were involved in motor vehicle accidents, 33 of…

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What Should I Do if I Am Injured in a Multi-Vehicle Pileup?

Posted on May 6, 2022 in Car Accidents,Truck Accidents

Multi-vehicle pileups or accidents involving multiple vehicles due to a “chain reaction” are not uncommon, particularly on high-volume and high-speed highways and roadways. When an initial collision occurs on these roads, a multi-vehicle pileup can quickly develop. This type of accident can cause you serious injuries, property damages, and no idea where to start in…

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Who is Sued in a Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit?

Posted on May 2, 2022 in Truck Accidents

Being involved in a semi-truck accident can be particularly catastrophic. The sheer size and weight can have devastating consequences for a much smaller, lighter passenger vehicle. You may experience significant injuries and property damages in a semi-truck accident. If the truck driver or another party’s negligence led to the accident that caused your injuries, you…

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Trucking Accident Statistics in Arizona

Posted on April 12, 2022 in Personal Injury,Truck Accidents

Commercial trucking accidents are all too common Large trucks continue to be involved in motor vehicle crashes throughout Arizona and the United States that result in injuries and fatalities. The size, weight, and speed of commercial trucks can make them lethal when they collide with much smaller passenger vehicles on Arizona roads and highways. Therefore,…

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Semi-Truck Accident Investigations in a Personal Injury Case

Posted on April 5, 2022 in Truck Accidents

A semi-truck accident involving commercial trucks are unique because federal laws and regulations apply to these trucks that do not apply to regular passenger vehicles. For example, these vehicles are subject to state laws and laws that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) oversees. In addition, drivers of commercial vehicles, trucking companies, and the…

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