Texas Truck Accidents Blog

Last Updated : May 19, 2022

What Not to Say To a Truck Driver After a Truck Accident

Posted on Sunday, April 10th, 2022 at 3:09 pm    

If you’re involved in an accident with a commercial truck, there are certain things you should never say at the scene of the accident or later to the insurance adjuster. These vehicles are heavier and larger than passenger vehicles, and a crash involving a commercial truck often results in greater damage to the car and […]

What Are Truck Driver Training Requirements?

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 at 9:18 pm    

Anyone interested in becoming a commercial truck driver must apply for a commercial driver’s license (CDL). They must also complete a training program and multiple tests successfully. Having a thorough knowledge of operating procedures is necessary. Large trucks, such as tractor-trailers, are massive. They can be challenging to maneuver, especially in dangerous conditions. Truck drivers […]

How Texting While Driving Causes Truck Accidents 

Posted on Thursday, February 10th, 2022 at 4:29 pm    

By now, you have seen the ad campaigns and neon signs lighting up the interstate. Texting and driving is a deadly combination. Yet, if you think texting and driving a car is dangerous, consider the implications of texting while driving a commercial truck. Truck accidents are uniquely devastating when they’re involved in accidents. It is […]

Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents

Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at 4:18 pm    

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 32,462 crashes involving commercial motor vehicles (CMV) in Texas in 2020, including 513 fatal crashes contributing to 581 fatalities. Accidents involving 18-wheeler trucks or other large commercial vehicles are often far more severe in terms of destruction and lethality. Therefore, every driver should do their best […]

How to Read an Accident Report

Posted on Saturday, January 1st, 2022 at 3:50 pm    

If you were involved in a car accident in Texas, the investigating officer will complete a detailed and very important report called the Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Report (Form CR-3). This report contains a trove of information about your accident. It is a key piece of evidence that insurance companies and lawyers use to determine […]

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

Posted on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 3:43 pm    

Determining whether you have a personal injury case to pursue depends on a range of contributing factors. You might have sustained an injury and want to seek the compensation you need to pay for your medical treatment and other expenses. If you think someone else is at fault for the accident, you should immediately hire […]

Personal Injury Case -What Is the Discovery Phase ?

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2021 at 10:07 pm    

One of the most important parts of a personal injury lawsuit involves the discovery phase. If you have never been involved in a lawsuit before, you may not know what the discovery phase of a lawsuit involves. However, if you have a personal injury case that is headed to court, you should familiarize yourself with […]

Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

Posted on Sunday, October 10th, 2021 at 11:50 pm    

Large trucks travel hundreds of miles across the country, carrying the supplies we rely on each day. The drivers behind the wheels of these large trucks are on the road for many hours at a time, facing long distances and heavy traffic as they deliver their cargo from one place to the other. Because of […]

What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Posted on Friday, October 1st, 2021 at 11:12 pm    

Large trucks travel great distances to carry the food, supplies, and other products that we rely on each day. Behind the wheel of every truck is a driver who is also required to travel long distances and spend many hours driving. These extended amounts of time on the road can cause truck drivers to become […]

How Do Helmet Laws Impact Fault in a Bicycle Accident?

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2021 at 9:58 pm    

For many people, bicycles are a fantastic mode of transportation. They’re practical, they’re good for the environment, and they allow those who use them to exercise on a regular basis. While bicycles have many benefits, they are not without risk. Each year, hundreds of Texans are injured in bicycle accidents, with more serious injuries occurring […]