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February 2018 Archives

Why shouldn't I apologize after a trucking accident?

Let's say that a large commercial truck sideswipes your vehicle while trying to pass you. You and the truck driver pull over to the shoulder. Frightened and stunned, you stammer out an apology to the truck driver while the two of you exchange information.

Consumer reports of exploding sunroofs are increasing

Complaints of automobile sunroofs shattering without warning have increased in recent years, leading to concerns about the roofs' safety. According to the watchdog group Consumer Reports, these once-rare incidents are occurring with greater frequency. There were 859 complaints of exploding sunroofs filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since 1995, 71 percent of which occurred after 2011.

What are the most common injuries in trucking accidents?

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the frequency of trucking accidents has been rising since 2009 and will likely continue to increase. This alarming statistic means that motorists could be at increased risk of being injured in a trucking accident. Because of the enormous size and weight of commercial trucks, even a minor accident with a passenger car or motorcycle can cause serious physical injury. Here, we'll discuss some of the most common injuries caused by trucking accidents.

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