Quick Facts on Tractor-Trailer Accidents

Quick Facts on Tractor-Trailer Accidents

Rock Hill SC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Cars and large trucks share thousands of miles in roadway on South Carolina’s highways. The danger from fully loaded heavy tractor trailers weighing over 80,000 pounds is real. Tractor trailer drivers are obliged to follow specific driving rules and regulations that ensure their safety as well … Read more

Why Are Trailer Truck Accidents Different from Others?

Rock Hill SC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Any kind of auto accident can result in serious injury, but when your car collides with a trailer truck, the chances of escaping with minor scrapes is reduced even further. Given their massive size, weight and the difficulty in maneuvering them, trailer trucks can be described … Read more

Safety Issues With Tractor-Trailers

Charlotte NC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer In 2012 there was a large truck inspection that occurred, sadly this showed that 20% of those inspected, being over 2 million trucks, should not have been on the road due to service violations. Along with that, nearly 5% of truck drivers, 171,000, had enough violations to … Read more

South Carolina Boating Season

Rock Hill SC Boat Accident Lawyer Spring is now upon us here in South Carolina and summer is just around the corner. Many of us are planning weekends camping, road trips to the beach and cook outs with friends. Keep in mind that during these times we need to think about safety. While out on … Read more

Large Truck Accidents

Charlotte NC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Truck accidents are usually caused by specific acts or failures to follow rules by trucking companies and the truck drivers. An experienced lawyer can help you recognized the unsafe acts or failures to act by the tracking companies. The cause of truck accidents involving large trucks/autos that … Read more

Health of Truck Drivers

Rock Hill SC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Under current law, commercial drivers are required to get a physical examination every two years to ensure that they’re fit to operate large motor vehicles. The spirit of the law is to ensure that a detectable medical condition doesn’t cause a driver to lose control or … Read more

Analytics for Trucking Companies

Charlotte NC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer To prevent truck accidents before they occur is the goal of a company that is using analytics. By using analytics this allows trucking companies to try to predict which drivers in a fleet might be more likely to be in an accident. Truck accidents can be especially … Read more

Eight Hours Driving Doubles Accident Risk for Truck Drivers

Rock Hill SC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Large trucks on South Carolina roads can pose as serious threat for motorists. Truck drivers are also at risk due the size and inertia involved with a tractor-trailer moving at highway speeds. The trucking industry is regulated at both the state and federal levels. The National … Read more

Phone Restrictions for CMV Drivers

Charlotte NC Large Truck / Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer New texting and mobile phone restrictions for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers The FMCSA and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) have published rules specifically prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers and drivers who transport placardable quantities of hazardous materials from texting or using hand-held … Read more

Two Killed in a Boat Crash

Rock Hill SC Boat Accident Lawyer A child and pregnant woman were found dead after a boat crash over Memorial Day weekend. While out on a lake in North Carolina, a speed boat went over the top of a pontoon boat, killing two and hospitalizing one.  No one on the speedboat was injured. Investigators do … Read more