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Category: Truck Accidents

January 2018 Traffic Accidents

Jan 01 2018 in Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there were over 1000 fatal car accidents in Illinois in 2017. Being injured in a traffic accident can leave you and your loved ones seriously injured or even result in death. To stay up to date on the…

How to Avoid a Truck Collision

Dec 22 2017 in Truck Accidents

You and your loved ones rely on city streets and interstate highways on a daily basis to get to school, work, or other places. You also share the roadways with large trucks who are using these roads to move freight. Unfortunately, truck collisions are common…

Law Makers Weigh Pros & Cons of Automated Trucks

Dec 06 2017 in Truck Accidents

In November 2017, Elon Musk of Tesla unveiled an electric semi-truck. This electric truck has a sleek style and semi-autonomous features. It has a revolutionary battery that can supposedly haul 80,000 pounds for up to 500 miles before it needs to be recharged. Tesla intends…

Dangerous and Defective Commercial Truck Tires

Aug 14 2017 in Truck Accidents

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes rose 8 percent (3,749 v. 4,050) over the 12-month period from 2014 to 2015. While these accidents may be attributed to different reasons, one persistent concern is how…

Most Common Defective Truck Parts

Jun 08 2017 in Truck Accidents

Defective truck parts can put both the drivers of these large vehicles and other motorists at risk. Malfunctions may not be apparent to the eye, but even the unseen can often prove dangerous. This is why knowing what to look for when it comes to…

What Kind of Training is Required for a CDL?

Jun 07 2017 in Truck Accidents

Drivers of large and heavy vehicles like freight trucks, buses, and dump trucks must maintain what is called a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to verify their skill and ability to operate them. Drivers must receive special CDL training to ensure they can maneuver these vehicles…