Category Archives: Truck Accident

Proper Documentation Can Speed Up Truck Accident Claims

Proper Documentation Can Speed Up Truck Accident Claims

After suffering injuries in a truck accident, most Houston victims need financial relief to pay medical bills and other crash-related expenses. When truck accidents involve negligence, an effective method of finding relief is filing an accident or injury claim. Our attorneys understand that victims want to expedite an accident claim as much as possible. Unfortunately, […]

Maintenance Should Be a Priority for All Truck Companies and Their Drivers

Maintenance Should Be a Priority for All Truck Companies and Their Drivers

Imagine driving down the street next to an 18-wheeler. All of a sudden, the vehicle starts to swerve. Moments later, the trailer tips, and you and several others end up involved in a serious collision. Commercial vehicles are large and powerful, so seeing a fault in the chassis or other parts lead to a collision […]

Fatigue is a Common Contributing Factor for Large Truck Crashes

Fatigue is a Common Contributing Factor for Large Truck Crashes

Commercial truck drivers work very long hours, often in difficult driving conditions due to construction, accidents or weather. Their job necessitates trying to drive as much as possible at one time, especially when their cargo is something perishable or time-sensitive. Unfortunately, working long shifts and driving for hours on end can create fatigue and exhaustion […]

Commercial Truck Insurance Companies Want to Reduce Their Losses, Not Pay Claims

Commercial Truck Insurance Companies Want to Reduce Their Losses, Not Pay Claims

Getting into any kind of collision on the Texas roadways could mean substantial damage to your vehicle and potentially significant injuries that might leave you unable to work. Certain factors increase the likelihood of the crash having severe consequences for you. A massive discrepancy between the size of your vehicle and the other vehicle is […]

Distracted Commercial Drivers Break the Law and Endanger Others

Distracted Commercial Drivers Break the Law and Endanger Others

The laws that truck drivers have to follow on the road often change through the course of a single shift. Many commercial drivers travel across multiple states every day as part of their job. Even truckers who only drive locally in Texas may not fully understand the state rules and laws. However, truckers must also […]

Stuck in a Traffic Jam? You Can Prevent a Crash

Stuck in a Traffic Jam You Can Prevent a Crash

Truck drivers are meant to be cautious when they’re driving, especially on highways like Interstates 10 and 45. These busy interstates have plenty of travelers on them, Truck drivers are meant to be cautious when they’re driving, especially on highways like Interstates 10 and 45. These busy interstates have plenty of travelers on them, and […]

The Legal Blood Alcohol Limit is Much Lower For Commercial Drivers

The Legal Blood Alcohol Limit is Much Lower For Commercial Drivers

It’s clear just from looking at them that commercial trucks take a lot of skill to operate safely. They make wide, slow turns. It takes truck drivers a long time to increase or reduce their speed. Because of this, they can also cause very severe collisions with catastrophic injuries to the motorists and passengers in smaller vehicles. […]

Trucker Fatigue is a Deadly Issue

Trucker Fatigue is a Deadly Issue

Truckers drive a lot of miles on each shift. Before they start out, they must ensure that they’re getting adequate sleep. Without this, they run the risk of becoming fatigued. A trucker who isn’t well-rested can end up making mistakes that could result in the death of innocent people. The federal government has established regulations […]