Trucking is a tough job and is a danger for everyone on the road when a driver isn’t properly trained, or a trucking company doesn’t care enough to abide by company safety rules and regulations established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Many people just assume that drivers take it upon themselves to break…

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The I-20 at I-59 construction shutdown is causing misery for many drivers. Eighteen wheelers are taking Carraway Boulevard straight through the city for their convenience, rather than using the Alabama Department of Transportation’s suggested route of continuing on highway I-459 around the city. A five-mile stretch of Carraway Boulevard where most accidents appear to be…

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Underride guards are less common on large commercial trucks than one might think. You might see a truck here and there with these guards, which are located on either side of the truck between the sets of wheels in the front and back of the trailer. Fatal truck accidents are often the result of trucks…

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Depending on the circumstances of your truck accident, there could be multiple liable parties: people or entities who bear responsibility for the crash and your resulting injuries. Sometimes, the trucking company itself can be held liable, too. The general rule is that a trucking company is automatically liable (a legal doctrine called respondeat superior) for…

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