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Truck Accidents

Friday, November 16, 2018

What are the Most Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents?

Traffic accidents involving commercial trucks can be extremely dangerous. Accidents with large trucks typically result in catastrophic injuries and deaths. In many cases, the injuries sustained and the fatalities in the accident involve the occupants of other vehicles. On average, over three-fourths of the fatalities in large truck accidents are occupants of other vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

The causes of commercial truck accidents vary. However, it is crucial to identify the exact cause of the crash to recover compensation from the party or parties liable for damages. Texas commercial truck accident attorneys can help you identify the cause of the crash and the liable parties by conducting a thorough accident investigation.


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Three Laws Trucking Companies Break That Lead to Commercial Trucking Accidents

We share the road each day with large commercial trucks. The trucking industry provides an effective and affordable way to transport goods from coast to coast. However, commercial trucks are extremely large and heavy. Because of the size difference, a passenger vehicle is usually crushed or mangled beyond recognition in a commercial truck accident. Our


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Friday, May 25, 2018

Ten Things Truckers Must Inspect Before Hitting the Road

Truck drivers are required to perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of commercial trucks. Inspections serve several very important purposes, including identifying any potential problems that could result in Texas commercial truck accidents. While truck drivers must check all items on their pre-trip checklist, there are ten items that every truck driver should ensure are checked off before they allow their truck on the road.


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Monday, February 19, 2018

Top 5 Rules Commercial Trucking Companies Violate That Cause Accidents

Top 5 Rules Commercial Trucking Companies Violate That Cause Accidents

Commercial trucking is regulated by a host of federal and state laws. To ensure compliance with these laws, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) undertakes compliance reviews, trucking company audits, complaint investigations and even roadside inspections. Violations can lead to hefty fines. Repeat violations can result in license revocation.

Here are the top five rule violations by trucking companies, according to Texas


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Friday, September 15, 2017

What To Do When You Are Involved in an Accident With a Commercial Truck in Texas

Commercial truck accidents are traumatic events. You do not wish to ever be involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, a construction vehicle, bobtail truck, cement mixer or any other commercial truck. Because of their size and weight, a collision with such a truck can cause severe personal injury, property damage and in the worst cases, death.

If you have been involved in an accident with a commercial truck, there are a number of steps you should take immediately afterward. Often, injured drivers or passengers fail to act responsibly at the scene of the accident, costing them their compensation claims or even worse, committing an offense.


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Monday, September 11, 2017

Proving Negligence in Commercial Trucking Accidents

The Great State of Texas is crisscrossed with highways, and those highways are full of 18-wheelers and other heavy trucks.  Most truckers are hardworking, responsible drivers because they know that in big trucks even little mistakes can cause tremendous damage.  But sometimes, even truckers make mistakes, and because Texas highways are often crowded, those mistakes frequently involve other people.


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