Truck Accidents

Ask an Expert: What to Know About Truck Crashes

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Within the last two decades, the number of truck crashes has increased by 20 percent. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 4,897 individuals died, and 130,000 people were injured in crashes that involved a large truck in … Continue reading

How to Spot and Avoid Big Truck Blind Spots on WV Roads

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Driving around large trucks can be daunting, and it is important to stay out of a big truck’s blind spot. However, doing so may not always be easy. West Virginia roads are diverse. We have large highways and small two-lane … Continue reading

What is Logo Liability in Commercial Truck Accidents?

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Americans face nearly constant bombardment from advertisements and logos, even on the road. Most drivers have noticed commercial trucks with company logos emblazoned on their trailers, but few realize that these logos can actually influence liability determinations in some accidents. … Continue reading

What Causes a Tire to Blow Out?

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Tire blowouts cause thousands of serious auto accidents every year. A tire blowout occurs when the tire splits or bursts into pieces and falls from the rim, rather than a flat tire that stays on the vehicle. Tire blowouts can … Continue reading

What to Do After a Truck Accident in West Virginia

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In 2014, there were a total of 3,744 fatal accidents involving large trucks in the United States. The state of West Virginia accounted for 25 of these accidents. That is at least 25 fatalities that drivers may have avoided with … Continue reading

Can I Sue a Trucking Company If I Was Hit by One of Their Drivers?

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From a legal standpoint, auto accidents involving a commercial vehicle, such as a truck or 18-wheeler, are more complex than accidents that only involve privately owned vehicles. Even when the cause of the accident may seem obvious to those who … Continue reading

What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents?

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Even a minor collision can have devastating consequences. But when these accidents involve big rigs, the results can be fatal, even at low speeds. But what causes these accidents? And what can we do to prevent them? The Federal Motor … Continue reading

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