The U.S. is a hotbed of traffic accidents. That’s according to a study published by the American business magazine Forbes. In 2020, the U.S. laid claim to nearly 36,000 fatal traffic accidents, the study revealed. While this is alarming, it only offers a glimpse into what is happening on American roadways. There were approximately 1.6 … Read More
Who Is Liable in a Delivery Truck Accident?
Most of us have shared the roadways with them at one time or another, delivery trucks from FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, Amazon, and others. According to several studies, we have more of these large commercial vehicles on our roads today than we did 2 to 3 years ago. One of those studies comes from truckinginfo.net, … Read More
Complexities Of Truck Accident Claim
In most states, truck accidents are taken much more seriously than regular automobile accidents. This is because commercial trucks can cause far more damage and injury due to their size and weight. Difference Between A Car And Truck Claim: It’s important to note that filing a claim for a truck accident differs from a typical … Read More
How Your Driving Record Can Affect Your Injury Claim
Many drivers have at least a few blemishes on their driving record, such as speeding, blasting through a stop sign and even previous car accidents. Such items on your driving record could indicate that you are an unsafe driver, but this is not always the case. For example, you may have run through a stop … Read More
Were You Injured In An Accident With A Delivery Truck Driver?
Unfortunately, mistakes and accidents happen. With the number of packages being delivered each day on the rise, more people are getting involved in accidents. Large delivery trucks can travel thousands of miles every day. While on the road, drivers may need to stop unexpectedly, experience a shifting load, back up without looking or fail to … Read More
Common Mistakes That Can Cause A Car Accident
Even if you obey traffic laws, you can’t always avoid accidents. Although vehicles are manufactured with more safety measures than ever before, car crash rates have been rising. Your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident are 1 in 366 for every 1,000 miles that you drive. Understanding the most common causes of … Read More
How to Prepare for Driving in Wintertime Weather
Winter storms and other adverse weather conditions can be scary and hazardous. Snow, sleet, rain, ice, and wind can make roads extremely dangerous for drivers. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration, automobile accidents on cold, frozen, slick pavement cause over 1,300 deaths and 116,800 injuries every year. When you drive in … Read More
How To Drive Safely Near Delivery Trucks
Thanks to online shopping and the ability to get virtually anything delivered right to your front door, the number of delivery trucks on our roads has increased exponentially. To avoid accidents and arrive in one piece, drivers must be mindful of the vehicles they are sharing the road with and take extra precautions when behind … Read More
Holiday Season Truck Accidents: Risks and What To Do
For sure, the holiday season is full of fun and joyful moments. However, the rush of traffic and the flood of shoppers can sometimes pose hazards. And one of the most dangerous aspects of this season is the greater number of delivery trucks out on the road. Of course, internet shopping is here to stay. … Read More
How to Avoid Car Accidents During The Holiday Season?
Many people will be traveling during the holiday season. For some, it will be the first time they have ventured away from home in over two years because of the pandemic. It would therefore come as no surprise if this year’s holiday traffic volume sets a new record. In fact, AAA estimates that the number … Read More