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What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

A tractor-trailer consists of two separate parts that are connected. The front tractor houses the cab and engine. The trailer is for hauling loads in the back. When the tractor and trailer travel in different directions, it’s called a jackknife crash. The larger part could wind up sliding at a 90-degree angle. When both parts […]

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Trucking – What is the Difference Between Interstate and Intrastate?

Trucking – What is the Difference Between Interstate and Intrastate?

Friday, April 29th, 2022

These two major types of trucks are everyday sights in Boise, Idaho. Why does noting differences between interstate and intrastate trucking matter? Truckers need to know so they can follow specific rules. Passenger vehicle drivers can stay in the loop. Knowing which trucks do what raises awareness. If you’re in an accident with a truck, […]

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How Are Car Accident Cases Different From 18-Wheeler Accidents?

How Are Car Accident Cases Different From 18-Wheeler Accidents?

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Being involved in an auto accident is scary enough, but 18-wheeler accidents can be a total nightmare. Regular automobiles are roughly within the same size. Tractor-trailers are massive. If you survive getting hit by one of these vehicles, your life may never be the same. Have you or a loved one been injured by an […]

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FedEx Truck Accident Statistics

FedEx Truck Accident Statistics

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

More than three billion packages were delivered in 2021. Who was responsible for this feat? FedEx Ground, a sector of Federal Express Corporation (FedEx). This transporting titan gets things where they need to go, but at what cost? FedEx drivers were in 405 accidents. This alarming two-year figure began in early December 2019. Ten crashes […]

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Why You Need a Truck Accident Attorney

Why You Need a Truck Accident Attorney

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

Accidents of any kind can be scary. But an accident with a semi-truck can be a real nightmare. Your life can change in a second! Destruction follows tractor-trailer collisions. Big rigs are much larger than regular cars. An impact can be devastating. You may have reason to feel like you’ve been hit by a Mack […]

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What are Truck Accident Lawsuits?

What are Truck Accident Lawsuits?

Monday, March 14th, 2022

Truck accident lawsuits are the result of an accident involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle. Even though motor vehicle accidents happen every day, an accident involving a large commercial vehicle can be much more serious and complicated. Because of the large weight and size differences between a big rig and a personal passenger […]

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