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Truck Accidents

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Commercial Truck Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing

While it is unlawful for anyone to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the federal law requires specific testing for commercial carriers, employers, and operators. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), along with the Department of Transportation (DOT), requires that persons subject to the commercial driver’s license (CDL)…

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Two Children Critical After 18-Wheeler Crash on Katy Freeway

Two children, ages three and eight, remain in critical condition following a major crash with an 18-wheeler on the Katy Freeway. The children were riding in a Dodge pickup truck whose driver failed to control their speed; the pickup slammed into a disabled car on the freeway in the early morning hours. The pickup was…

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Fracking and Oilfield Injuries

Fracking and Oilfield Trucking Dangers

The oil and gas industry remains booming in the Permian Basin, an 86,000-square-mile area spanning southern New Mexico and West Texas. It is one of the largest oil and gas producing regions in the world, accounting for 35 percent of crude oil and 17 percent of natural gas production in the United States according to…

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Texas Aims To Eliminate Roadway Deaths By 2050

After it was recently revealed Texas leads the nation in roadway deaths, the Texas Transportation Commission voted to formally adopt the goal of reducing traffic fatalities on the state’s roadways by half by the year 2035 — and reducing them to zero by the year 2050.  This will not be an easy task considering nearly…

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Houston Truck Driver Charged With 40 Felonies After 28 Vehicle Crash

A Houston truck driver was charged with 40 felonies after causing a 28-vehicle crash that killed four people and injured at least ten others in Denver, Colorado. He faces four counts of vehicular homicide by reckless driving, six counts of first-degree assault, and 24 counts of attempted first-degree murder as a result of the truck…

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This Spring, Remember To Drive Safely In The Rain

A recent fatal accident in Texas caused by a woman speeding on wet roads serves as an unfortunate reminder for drivers to be extra cautious when driving on wet roads this spring.

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Fatigued Driving

Fatigued Driving Causing Devastating Truck Accidents

Every day, millions of Americans share the roads with large trucks. These giant vehicles help stock the grocery store shelves and carry goods to their final destinations. Although these vehicles are absolutely necessary for transportation, they are fraught with dangers. Because of their size and weight, they can easily cause devastating roadway accidents. This makes it extremely important for truck drivers to be alert and ready to respond to changing road conditions and hazards. Unfortunately, many truck drivers are driving while fatigued and causing fatal accidents.

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Large trucks are crucial to the transportation industry. Most people don’t go a single day without buying or using something that spent time being transported by an 18-wheeler. Although these vehicles are integral to our transportation industry, they do pose serious risks on the roadways. As experienced personal injury lawyers, we have seen firsthand how dangerous truck accidents can be.

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