Distracted Driving

Semi Truck Accident Risk Factors

Driving a semi truck always presents a bigger risk than a non-commercial vehicle because they are so large and heavy. Truck drivers not only need to be aware of the dangers their large vehicles present, but other drivers need to be cautious of the risks they present as well. Even the smallest of driving errors… read more

What Different Weather Conditions Does to Semi Truck Driving

Dangerous weather conditions are one of the most common causes of trucking accidents. Weather can affect the handling of the truck as well as the driver. Because of this, truck drivers are required by law to use extra caution while driving in dangerous weather. This article explains the weather conditions that can affect a semi… read more

What Can I Get Restitution for if I’m Involved in an 18-Wheeler Accident

18-Wheeler accidents are much worse than accidents involving to cars. Semi trucks can weigh up to 10,000 pounds, making it unlikely for a normal car to stand a chance in an accident with one. These accidents can sometimes be catastrophic so it is important to understand who’s liable when these accidents occur and what you… read more

Is a Semi-Truck Accident More Likely to Cause Injury?

Accidents involving semi trucks can be very traumatic. They weigh between 16,000 to 20,000 pounds, making their accidents much more dangerous than accidents involving cars. In fact, semi trucks are five times more likely to cause serious injury or even death than an accident involving two cars. If you’ve been injured in an accident involving… read more

Tips on Motorcycle Safety and Accident Stats

Although motorcycles are both fun and fuel efficient, they are be more dangerous. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to experience fatalities during crashes than those who drive cars. Because of this statistic and more, it is important to take every safety measure possible when… read more

The Dangers of Distracted Driving are Real

Distracted driving has many different forms: texting, cell phone use, messing with the radio, eating or drinking, attending to a child, passenger, or pet, alcohol or drug use, and so on. Anything that takes attention away from the sole task of driving is a distraction. And distracted driving is dangerous. Extremely so. Distraction-related accidents have… read more