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Additional risks associated with truck accidents

Considering the amount of cars and drivers on the road in the United States each day, it is not surprising to see or hear a news report about a car accident and its affect on traffic. Due to numerous safety precautions and car technologies geared to minimize the dangers of a car accident, thankfully most accidents are minor and do not lead to significant injuries. The same cannot be said for truck accidents however.

Lack of sleep means a lack of safety on the road

Baltimore residents are often advised to get more sleep, no matter how difficult it can be to actually accomplish that task. With busy work and personal lives, individuals may find themselves staying up late at night or waking up early in the morning in order to get more things done, with the amount of sleep they get suffering as a result.

Knowing when to settle your case and when to go to trial

It's important to know one's audience. Making a formal presentation at work, for example, is much different than dealing with the people in one's personal life. Accordingly, it is beneficial to be able to know what works best in each case, as some means of communication are more effective with certain individuals or in certain contexts than others.

Truck driver fatigue a common cause of truck accidents

Many Baltimore residents are aware of the various dangers that exist on the road. Drunk driving, texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving are among the most dangerous and deadly behaviors that can lead to accidents. However, some dangers may be far less apparent, but just as likely to cause an accident.

What obligation do truck companies have to keep vehicles safe?

Most Baltimore residents who own a vehicle have experienced the unfortunate situation of having something go wrong with the vehicle. Whether it is a flat tire, a transmission problem or one of the many other things that can quit working in a vehicle, problems arise from time to time that need to be addressed.

Level the playing field against trucking companies after a crash

When things go wrong for Maryland residents, it is important to get to the bottom of the situation and figure out how to make it right. This is especially true when serious incidents occur, such as accidents in which individuals suffer injuries at the hands of another person.

Injured in a truck accident? Check the trucking rules and regs

The rules of the road exist for the safety of Maryland residents. As discussed last week in this blog, motor vehicle violations not only serve as a guide for safe driving standards, they can be used in connection with a personal injury action if the other driver violated the rules of the road.

Police cite truck driver with multiple violations in fatal crash

Every Baltimore driver who has earned the privilege of having a driver's license has learned the rules of the road at one time or another. Indeed, this is the purpose of having driver's education courses and making individuals pass their driver's test before they are given a driver's license and allowed to operate a vehicle on Maryland's roads.

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