trucks on highway

As we all know, drinking and driving is a deadly combination on the nation’s highways. Even with Massachusetts’s stringent laws against operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol (OUI), 33 percent of accident fatalities in the state involve alcohol impairment. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Massachusetts’…

Brockton Truck Accident Lawyers

Nationwide, large commercial trucks were involved in 4,327 fatal crashes and 344,000 injury-causing crashes in the most recent year for which statistics are available, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Large commercial trucks are prone to one of the deadliest types of accidents, a jackknife. Jackknife accidents occur…

white flatbed tow truck

Typically, when you picture a tow truck, you think about it coming to help a driver in distress. Perhaps you’ve found yourself stranded at the side of the road because a lack of gas or mechanical failure left your car unable to operate safely, or maybe you had enough luck…

tanker truck

Any type of truck accident poses a substantial hazard to everyone sharing the road with the truck driver. Tanker trucks, however, pose unique hazards. Often, tanker trucks carry hazardous liquids and chemicals. If the tank cracks, it can spill those chemicals over the road, impacting victims in the accident, as well as individuals…

Car wreck of semi truck trailer rolled over

Rollover truck accidents can cause serious injuries to vehicle occupants. Not only do occupants suffer exposure to a high degree of force, crumpling metal, and cracked windshields in a rollover, they may suffer injuries as loose items in the car fly around uncontrolled. When big trucks lose control and suffer rollovers, on the other…

underqualified trucker

We never expect a person to get behind the wheel of a car and drive on the road without the proper training. However, this can and does happen. While this poses a serious hazard when an unqualified person is operating a car, there is even a greater risk when the…

Colorful Modern Big Semi-trucks And Trailers Of Different Makes And Models Stand In Row On Flat Park

Commercial trucks provide a valuable service to the nation’s economy by transporting a variety of goods all across the country. While most truck drivers practice safe driving, some take risks to reach their destinations faster. Truckers are typically paid per mile, meaning the more miles they drive, the better the…

fatigued driver

Driving a truck is a demanding business. Truck drivers are always under pressure to make sure their cargo is at the destination on time. Sometimes, drivers sacrifice sleep to meet a deadline. An 18 wheeler can weigh approximately 20 times more than the average passenger vehicle, which makes it more…

Trucks of all sizes surround us on city streets and highways. From large semi-trucks to delivery trucks, drivers with commercial drivers licenses (CDL) must responsibly share the road. The size and weight of the trucks vary; however, the dangers are similar when it comes to personal injury cases. If you’ve…

Overall Mirrors Of The Truck Against The Blue Sky

Most people know what a blind spot is, and most drivers know where blind spots are in their own vehicles. But many people do not realize just how expansive a semi-truck’s blind spots are—and that there are four of them. When you are in a trucker’s blind spot, you increase…