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Truck Accidents Are Often Caused By Inexperienced Truck Drivers

New truckers often lack the skill, knowledge, and experience to avoid causing serious and fatal truck accidents. Many truck accidents in Indiana and other states are caused by inexperienced truck drivers. This is why federal officials at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently took a hard line and denied two requests to allow...

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Impaired Truck Driving May Be Underreported

Hair-follicle testing is suggested to increase detection. Some of the most catastrophic and devastating tractor-trailer accidents involve truckers who were too high to drive. With the force of a vehicle that weighs up to 80,000 lbs when fully loaded, truck accidents can result in life-altering injuries like traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, fractured bones,...

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Federal Officials Propose Rule Changes For Commercial Truck Drivers

A Fort Wayne truck accident lawyer explains how the changes could prevent serious crashes involving tractor-trailers. To reduce the number of semi-truck accidents in Indiana and other places throughout the country, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently proposed several rule changes for commercial truck drivers, commercial motor vehicles (CMV), and commercial trucking companies....

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Compensation For Rear-End Accidents In Indiana

Fort Wayne car accident lawyer explains how much money your claim is worth Perhaps the most misunderstood type of car accident is the rear-end accident. Many people think these accidents aren’t that serious because they’re so common. Each year, an estimated 1.7 million rear-end crashes happen on average across the country, according to accident data...

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Will New Truck Underride Regulations Save Lives?

Action is underway to reduce the severity of one of the most lethal types of truck accidents on the road—underride crashes. After years of discussion and study by the federal government, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it's updating two Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to prevent fatal rear truck underride...

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Upcoming Truck Brake Inspections Aim To Reduce Truck Accidents

Brake failure has the potential to cause a serious truck wreck. Commercial truck inspectors will be sweeping North America next month to inspect the brakes on commercial trucks as part of an annual educational campaign designed to bring awareness about the dangers of defective truck brakes and how they contribute to causing serious truck accidents....

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What Are the Most Common Types of Truck Accidents in the U.S.?

Semi-truck accidents have the potential to cause severe and debilitating injuries Although 18-wheelers make up no more than 5 percent of all the registered vehicles on the road, truck accidents are still fairly common in Indiana and across the nation. Injuries and fatalities are also common when it comes to truck accidents because heavy trucks...

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Indiana Drivers Reminded to Share the Road with Motorcyclists

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Motorcyclists in Indiana understand the importance of riders and drivers safely sharing the road. That’s because every motorcyclist knows it only takes one small mistake to cause a serious motorcycle accident. That’s why road safety experts in Indiana and across the country recently designated May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness...

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