Why are Truck Crashes So Serious?

Why are Truck Crashes So Serious?

Truck Accident
There are a lot of serious traffic accidents on our roadways, but when it comes to sheer danger, truck accidents beat all the others a considerable margin. The immense size and weight of trucks ensures that the impact of truck accidents tends to be life-threatening and that the occupants of the other vehicles involved are at far greater risk. If you or someone you love has been injured by a truck driver’s negligence, make the call to an experienced Beverly Hills truck accident attorney today. The Semi’s Size The massive size of the semis with which we share our roads leads to all the following risk factors: Truck drivers experience significant blind spots across both sides and the front and back of their rigs. When motorists find themselves in these…
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Amazon Delivery Truck Accidents

Amazon Delivery Truck Accidents

Truck Accident
Many households across the U.S. have become dependent on Amazon deliveries, and the company’s influence and prevalence in our daily society can not be understated. Amazon delivery trucks are as common as any other commercial vehicle on the road, and they travel everywhere to perform their essential services. With more of these Amazon delivery trucks on the road, delivery van and truck crashes can also increase. Factors Leading Amazon Delivery Crashes With the rise of services like Amazon Prime delivery and its promises of immediate delivery, many drivers have a more frantic approach to meeting delivery deadlines. Studies have concluded this is a major reason for rising accident rates involving Amazon delivery trucks. The constant pressure to deliver ever more packages on Amazon drivers has led to reckless driving behavior.…
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Truck Crashes on the I-5

Truck Crashes on the I-5

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I-5 is a vital roadway that runs practically from border to border along the Pacific Coast. The location and necessity of this highway mean that it will be packed with trucks. These large vehicles often do not share the road well with drivers, causing serious accidents and injuries. There is not much that we can say about the Freeway that you have not already heard and experienced for yourself. One of the reasons why the Freeway is so packed is that drivers getting to and from work are not the only ones using this road. Serious Truck Crashes on I-5 In Los Angeles County, there is a fatal truck crash an average of every three days. Some of these crashes occur on the local portion of I-5. In December 2021,…
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What to Do After a Truck Accident

What to Do After a Truck Accident

Truck Accident
Accidents are traumatic experiences that often leave people confused as to what to do, that is, assuming they have not been injured too seriously not to make a difference. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you should immediately take steps to ensure your rights are protected if you are able to. The things you do or do not do immediately right after a truck accident may have a positive or negative impact on your case, but if you act quickly and do what is necessary, that will always be helpful in pursuing a personal injury case, if the facts support one. Here are some of the things you should do immediately following a truck accident: Check the status of your passengers and others involved in the accident…
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Truck Drivers Can Fall Asleep at the Wheel

Truck Drivers Can Fall Asleep at the Wheel

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Falling asleep on the wheel while driving is a major problem in the United States that in 2019 resulted in 697 deaths across the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For those who got lucky and were not killed or did not die following a drowsy driving accident, many still sustained serious injuries. Drowsy driving is the invariably dangerous combination of operating a motor vehicle as a driver and sleepiness or fatigue. This typically happens when a truck driver—or any driver for that matter -- has not slept enough, but it can also be the result of untreated sleep disorders, taking certain medications that cause drowsiness, drinking alcohol, or working the late-night shift. What We Can Do for You At Jalilvand Law, we have personal injury lawyers…
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Drunk Driving with Commercial Trucks.

Drunk Driving with Commercial Trucks.

Truck Accident
Drunk driving is a significant problem throughout California and the rest of the country, and some commercial truck drivers engage in impaired driving despite strict regulations and steep penalties. People who are injured by drunk truckers are usually able to recover compensation for their injuries and other losses. If you have been involved in an accident with a drunk trucker, you should call a Beverly Hills truck accident attorney as soon as you can. How Alcohol Impairs a Truck Driver Drinking can have  a significant impact on a driver’s ability to operate their truck. For example: It slows their reaction timesAlcohol impairs drivers’ judgment and decision-making powerIt compromises a driver’s vehicle controlAlcohol blurs and alters drivers’ vision It can result in poor judgment How to Detect a Drunk Truck Driver…
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Common Truck Driver Mistakes

Common Truck Driver Mistakes

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A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) study revealed that negligent truck drivers cause more truck accidents than vehicle malfunctions, weather, and road conditions combined. Driver errors injure thousands of road users annually, and if you suffered injuries due to a negligent truck driver, learn how a Beverly Hills truck accident attorney can help with your injury claim. Speeding Just as the saying goes, speed kills. But despite the apparent dangers speeding poses to motorists, many truck drivers still speed. In fact, in many situations, speeding is more than a mistake, as it is a blatant disregard for traffic laws. Neglecting One’s Physical and Psychological Health Neglecting one’s physical and psychological health is another mistake that truck drivers make. Some commercial drivers focus more on their trucking careers and neglect…
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