Losing a Limb in a Car or Truck Accident

Unfortunately, car and truck accidents happen all too often, and when they do, they often leave victims seriously injured. Sometimes, those injuries are scrapes and bruises; other times, it’s broken bones and lacerations. Then there are times when the injuries are so severe that it may lead to a loss of a limb entirely. Traumatic…

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Large Trucks and Blind Spots

Large trucks, big rigs, commercial trucks – no matter the name, they are massive vehicles. In fact, large trucks weigh in somewhere between 20,000 and 80,000 pounds, depending on the amount of cargo they’re hauling. Commercial trucks pose a variety of risks to the passenger vehicles around them on roads and highways. In addition to…

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Should We Hire Teens to Drive 18-Wheelers?

With the shortage of truck drivers, the United States is looking for ways to increase the truck driver population. One of the latest proposals to help the shortage is to hire teens to drive commercial trucks. While this may seem like a viable solution, there are several worrying aspects. Driving an 18-wheeler is a challenge…

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The Dangers of Underride Truck Accidents

Sharing our roads with giant commercial vehicles can be daunting even without knowing the statistics and risks. Simply seeing how large and imposing they are can make anyone nervous to drive next to them. While a healthy dose of respect for their size certainly won’t go amiss, it is still important to understand every possible…

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