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What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Rollover Accidents?

All types of truck accidents can be very dangerous, and people in other vehicles can be seriously injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer truck. However, some of the worst truck accidents involve situations where a truck turns over. In these cases, another vehicle may be crushed underneath a truck’s trailer, spilled cargo may create dangerous obstacles in the road, and the overturned truck may block multiple lanes of traffic, [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:06+00:00June 4, 2021|Truck Accidents|

Causes of Truck Driver Fatigue That Can Lead to Dangerous Collisions

Tractor-trailer trucks are much larger and heavier than most other vehicles, and because of this, people in passenger cars and trucks are likely to suffer serious injuries in truck accidents. There are a variety of factors that can lead to collisions between commercial trucks and other vehicles, but one of the most common is driver fatigue. Truck drivers who attempt to drive while drowsy may nod off while behind the [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:08+00:00May 17, 2021|Truck Accidents|

Who Is Responsible for Truck Accidents Caused by Truck Tire Blowouts?

There are a variety of reasons that truck accidents take place. Collisions may be caused by negligent truck drivers, including in cases involving driver fatigue, traffic violations, or distracted driving. Truck accidents can also be caused by equipment failure on a truck, including situations where tires blow out and cause a truck driver to lose control of their vehicle. In these cases, it is not always clear who is at [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:09+00:00May 6, 2021|Truck Accidents|

Will Driver Fatigue Lead to More Truck Accidents Due to COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the health and safety of most people in the United States. Fortunately, many people have been able to avoid becoming infected by following safety guidelines, including wearing masks in public and maintaining social distancing. However, there are other ways outside of infections that the pandemic can threaten people’s safety. One issue that has not received a great deal of attention is the possibility of truck [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:14+00:00February 12, 2021|Uncategorized|

How Can Improperly Secured Cargo Cause Truck Accidents?

Wisconsin sees more than 7,000 accidents involving large semi-trucks each year, with many resulting in injuries. In some cases, a crash happens solely because of the negligence of the truck driver, perhaps due to drunk, distracted, or fatigued driving, or simple driver error. However, sometimes the cause of a truck accident is more complicated, including in cases involving loose or unsecured cargo. Why Is Loose Truck Cargo Dangerous? Unsecured cargo [...]

2022-07-29T15:15:32+00:00November 21, 2020|Truck Accidents|

How Can I Seek Damages for Injuries Caused by Truck Driver Negligence?

When a passenger vehicle is involved in a collision with an 18-wheeler truck, the crash and the resulting aftermath can be catastrophic. According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for 2017, approximately 121, 000 trucks and large buses were involved in crashes that resulted in serious injuries. Due to the heavy loads and long stopping times of semi-trailer trucks, their drivers must take a great deal of [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:22+00:00December 19, 2019|Truck Accidents|
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