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Tag: truck accident

What happens when commercial truckers are distracted?

Sharing the road with commercial truckers can be challenging in the best circumstances, and when cars and trucks collide, smaller automobiles are usually on the losing end of things. Your chances of being a victim of a trucker accident jump considerably …

Truck driver and company sued by family of Illinois trooper

Both of our posts last week focused on the fatal truck accident along Interstate 88 that injured an Illinois state trooper and killed a Tollway worker. Truck driver fatigue was blamed for the accident and the truck driver responsible is facing several …

Fatal Illinois truck accident Part I: Truck driver negligence

One of the stories dominating Chicago area news right now is the fatal truck accident that occurred early last week. Based on new accounts, truck driver fatigue is the likely cause of the devastating crash that killed a tollway worker and severely …

Truck accidents: Does the whole trucking industry need to change?

Earlier this week, we wrote about a fatal truck accident that killed an Illinois State Police trooper. That accident, which occurred last March, occurred because the young truck driver involved nodded off behind the wheel. He had allegedly worked a …

Truck driver who caused fatal crash was perusing Facebook

We often write about the dangers of distracted driving, as well as the dangers posed by giant tractor-trailers. It should come as no surprise, then, that together these hazards make for a deadly combination. Distracted truck drivers seem to be …

Truck driver honored for logging 4 million accident-free miles

Statistically speaking, auto accidents are a near certainty for every driver at some point. The average American drives 12,000 miles each year and is involved in three or four accidents annually. Commercial drivers have an even larger statistical probability of …