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This is one of the most common questions anyone injured in an accident must answer. Let me help with some information regarding truck and car collisions in Tennessee.
Each year, roadway and interstate traffic increases. This includes both private vehicles and commercial trucking. These two travelers share the same roads, which often result in accidents and injuries. If you are injured, you must decide... Read More
Just how dangerous is it to drive a car or truck on Tennessee roadways? It is actually more... Read More
Big rigs cause major delay in traffic this last Friday before the weekend could get started. All it took was a driver to lose control over his haul this past Friday in Fort Bend County to cause major delays in traffic. According to reports, the 18 Wheeler was traveling Northbound and ended up on the Southbound lanes of U.S. 59.
As a result, a pickup truck with two children collided into the 18 wheeler. At the time no major injuries were... Read More
New evidence that those “underride guards” that have been on the back of 18 wheelers for about a decade now can save lives, in some crashes. But, a new round of crash tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety show that there is room for improvement. “The latest round of testing shows, yeah, they are doing a pretty good job in some conditions,” says institute research chief David Zuby. “But in other conditions, there’s room for... Read More
The Safety Management Cycle (SMC) is the signature tool behind the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) investigative process. FMCSA designed the SMC to help Safety Investigators (SIs) and motor carriers improve safety by identifying and correcting safety performance and compliance issues.
How Is the Safety Management Cycle Used?
The SMC provides SIs and motor carriers with a step-by-step process that goes beyond just identifying “what” the... Read More
There is a big difference between truck accident collisions and accidents involving cars. A truck is likely to cause much more damage to both you and your vehicle. Because of these inherent dangers, a trucking company is subject to a host of rules and regulations that create more liability for the negligence of the drivers.
These truck drivers are held to a higher standard — they often work long hours with little sleep and can easily lose attention and concentration, which can... Read More