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Feds Report A 13 Percent Increase In Truck Accident Deaths In 2021

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Last year was a particularly deadly year for motorists in the U.S., with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reporting a 13 percent increase in the number of deaths in accidents involving large commercial trucks. This alarming statistic was mirrored by an overall increase in traffic fatalities (42,915), which went up by 10.5… Read More »

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Failing To Load Cargo Properly Can Cause Truck Accidents

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Commercial vehicles can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. Besides making them a lot more dangerous if they collide with smaller vehicles, this weight also puts a lot more wear and tear on the components of the trucks themselves. The number of miles driven by most commercial drivers only adds to this… Read More »

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Tulsa Jackknife Truck Accident Lawyers

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

There are some types of collisions that can occur just as easily between a passenger car and a commercial truck as between two similar sized vehicles. Rear-end collisions, for instance, can occur between vehicles of various sizes. There are, however, certain types of accidents that are unique to tractor-trailers and other trucks, one of… Read More »

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Runaway Trailer Accidents Cause Devastating Injuries

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Because commercial vehicles are so much heavier than standard-sized passenger cars, stopping them typically requires a lot more time and distance. To help with this process, semi-trucks are equipped with brakes on both the cab and trailer portions of the vehicle. If the brakes on either portion of the truck fail for some reason,… Read More »

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Were You Injured In A Truck Accident Caused By A Tire Blowout?

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Most commercial vehicles are made up of cabs that are attached (temporarily) to large trailers, both of which have a series of wheels and tires. That’s why semi-trucks are commonly referred to as “18 wheelers.” Unfortunately, because large trucks travel so many miles and often carry heavy cargo, the tires on those vehicles are… Read More »

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Tips For Avoiding Truck Accidents

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Semi-trucks are, on average, around 72 feet in length, 8.5 feet wide, and 13.5 feet tall. This, combined with the fact that many semi-trucks weigh in at around 80,000 pounds, makes them a force to contend with for anyone else on the road. Even with special training, these vehicles can be hard to control,… Read More »

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Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes When Filing A Truck Accident Claim

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Commercial vehicles, like semi-trucks, outweigh even the largest SUVs and passenger trucks on the road, often by as much as 20 to one. The consequences of collisions between vehicles of such varying sizes can be devastating, and even deadly, for occupants of the smaller vehicles. Unfortunately, even when they are to blame, many trucking… Read More »

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Dump Truck Dangers

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Any type of large truck poses a risk to other drivers. Certain kinds of trucks, however, are a particular threat to others on the road. Dump trucks, for instance, which carry extremely heavy, uneven loads, are known for making frequent stops, and are often out early in the morning before the sun has risen…. Read More »

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What To Do After A Truck Accident

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

While all car accidents can have potentially serious consequences, certain kinds of crashes, or collisions involving certain types of vehicles, are known for being especially dangerous. Accidents that involve commercial vehicles, for instance, are notorious for causing devastating injuries to the occupants of the smaller vehicle. Recovering compensation after this kind of accident can… Read More »

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5 Tips For Sharing The Road With Commercial Vehicles

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Auto accidents that involve semi trucks and other commercial vehicles are notorious for causing devastating injuries. For this reason, motorists should use extra care when sharing the road with these kinds of vehicles. We’ve included a few tips to help you with this endeavor, but also recognize that sometimes, even the most careful of… Read More »

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