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Truck Drivers Can Prevent Disastrous Truck Fires

Truck fires are often catastrophic, especially when other vehicles are involved. A truck fire can start as a result of a collision on I-215 in Riverside, improper loading of hazardous materials, or ...
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Tough Breaks for a Victim Paralyzed in a Truck Collision

I should have stayed home that day. Why did I go to work? Why didn’t I just stay in bed? Will I ever make it through? Why me? These are some of the questions you may ask yourself after a serious ...
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Impact of a Truck's Failure to Yield on a Simple Left Turn

You have just a few minutes to grab lunch during your break, so you jump into your car and head to your favorite deli in downtown Santa Ana. You drive straight down E. Fourth Street when a large ...
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Rear Impact Guards May Not Save Your Family in a Truck Crash

Many trucks are equipped with rear-impact guards, also known as underride bars, which are meant to prevent cars from sliding underneath and getting pinned under a truck in the event of a collision. ...
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A Truck Crash Can Cause Severe Psychological Trauma

“This is it,” you say to yourself. “This cannot be the end. I have a family to take care of.” These are your last words as you see an 18-wheeler speeding towards you, swerving ...
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CB Rambo: How You Can Get Caught in the Deadly Crossfire

Truck drivers can get very frustrated and angry with other truckers, exhibiting classic signs of road rage such as honking, swearing, and making rude gestures. While you may not think this is a ...
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Amphetamine Use May Have Contributed to Your Truck Crash in Santa Ana

Truck driving is a demanding job with long hours, lengthy time away from family, and the need to remain in one position with a focus on the road for long periods. When making a monotonous drive on ...
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Highway Hypnosis: Trucks Using Cruise Control in Riverside, Ca are Dangerous

Highway hypnosis is a term that not too many of us know about, but it is something we have all experienced. Highway hypnosis, or white-line fever, is a sort of trance-like state that a driver goes ...
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Was Your Truck Crash In Irvine Caused by the Shippers Loading it Wrong?

A number of parties may be responsible for your truck accident on the 405 Freeway in Irvine. The more obvious parties include the truck driver, trucking company, and even the loading company. But did ...
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Unhitched Semi-Truck Trailer Crash in Orange County, CA

A runaway trailer that becomes unhitched from a semi-truck can lead to damaged vehicles, injuries, and even deaths. The trailer could crash directly into the cars behind it, the trailer could topple ...
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Serious Truck Accidents in Orange County Caused by Falling Debris.

We can all see the dangers posed by semi-trucks in Orange County that have trailers with open tops and are carrying heavy loads. Despite how tightly secured the load may be, debris always seems to be ...
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Eating and Driving Don't Mix for Orange County Truckers

Truck drivers put in long hours behind the wheel, driving well beyond ten hours in one stretch. Just like the rest of us on the road, truckers get hungry and need to eat in order to maintain ...
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Be Wary of California Truck Drivers Smoking Behind the Wheel

We face so many distractions while driving, such as the radio, GPS, and our cell phone. Truck drivers deal with these distractions, too; however, if a distracted truck driver causes an accident on the ...
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Antihistamines Are Dangerous for Orange County Truck Drivers

Allergies can be a real pain and can occur any time of the year. For many truck drivers, dealing with allergies is a nuisance and can make the drivers feel lousy, day in and day out. Common allergy ...
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Upland Truck Accident Lawyer Lists Causes of Tire Tread Separation

Tire tread separation happens on cars, SUVs, and motorcycles, but when a tire tread separation occurs on an 18-wheeler, this can lead to a blowout and a major collision. Without warning, the ...
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Trucks Must Stop at Weigh Stations, Says Orange County Truck Accident Lawyer Brian Brandt

If a weigh station is open and signs are posted indicating that trucks have to stop, then all drivers of commercial vehicles must pull over. Weigh stations and truck scales are becoming increasingly ...
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$150 Million California Truck Crash Verdict: How Did They Do It

Following a recent trial, a jury awarded an amazing $150 million to a Riverside girl whose family was burned alive as a result of a tragic truck accident in southern California. While no one can argue ...
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Kylie Asam Wrongful Death Suit & Trial Information

In November 2009, a fatal accident occurred in Sunland, California in which three family members died when their SUV crashed into a commercial truck that was idling on the side of the freeway. The SUV ...
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Orange County Truck Accident Lawyer Warns of Trucks Parked on Freeway

You are driving home after work, and you see an 18-wheeler pulled over on the side of the freeway. What do you think to yourself? Probably nothing because commercial trucks are constantly standing, ...
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In an Orange County Truck Crash? We Will Hold the Company Responsible

Although a truck driver crashed into you, causing serious damage to your vehicle, did you know that the trucking company may also be held responsible for that crash? Thankfully, a trucking company can ...
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Do Cell Phone Bans Work at Preventing Truck Accidents in Upland?

Many would argue that cell phone use continues to be one of the primary causes of truck driver distractions that lead to serious accidents throughout the country. While there is a cell phone ban in ...
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Was Rancho Cucamonga Truck Accident a Result of Aggressive Driving?

Recently, a four-year-old girl died in Rancho Cucamonga when the motorcycle she was riding on collided with and got caught under a semi-truck. In this fatal crash, which involved a tractor-trailer ...
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Why Truck Drivers Abuse Alcohol and Cause Serious Orange County Truck Accidents

Alcohol abuse by commercial truck drivers is a significant concern for those of us in Orange County and Upland, California—particularly given the sheer volume of 18-wheelers on our roads every ...
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How You Can Be Prepared in Case of an Orange County Truck Crash

Car accidents can be distressing, but almost nothing is more devastating than a collision with an 18-wheeler. A crash with a heavily loaded semi-truck in Orange County is often a life-changing ...
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What Happens When Orange County Truckers Ignore Slick Road Conditions?

The rain can bring slippery road conditions to Orange County, Upland, and other parts of Southern California. When the weather turns bad, particularly during rush-hour traffic, you can count on ...
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