Georgia Truck Accidents Blog

on February 20th, 2022

Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents

Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents Trucks are significantly larger, heavier, and more powerful than passenger vehicles. For this reason, accidents with a truck are often more dangerous and deadly than a crash between two cars. Yet, commercial trucks are an important part of the transportation and logistics system in the U.S. As a result,…

on January 10th, 2022

What You Need to Know About Your Truck Accident Claim

Filing a truck accident claim against the insurance company of the trucking company or truck driver is complicated. Insurance companies require a substantial amount of information about you and the accident. The claims process after a truck accident is usually more complicated than after a car accident. This is because there are more parties involved.…

on December 20th, 2021

How Texting While Driving Causes Truck Accidents

As cell phones become more and more useful to us, it’s important that we consider the potential hazards associated with their use. Though cell phones are integral to navigation, communication, and entertainment, using them while driving can be extremely dangerous behavior. This is particularly true for truck drivers. Not only are they breaking the law,…

on November 20th, 2021

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

After an accident, insurance company representatives will contact you to try to investigate your accident. To protect your rights and your ability to seek full and fair compensation for your injuries, there are some things that you should refrain from saying to them. What Is an Insurance Adjuster? Insurance adjusters are employed by insurance companies.…

on November 1st, 2021

What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Anytime we travel on a road or highway, we’re likely to pass several tractor-trailers. We may tend to not give a second thought to these massive commercial vehicles and their drivers transporting goods from state to state. But if the unfortunate happens, and you’re involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer due to no fault…

on October 20th, 2021

What Is the Difference Between Car and Truck Accidents?

Car versus truck collisions are usually much more traumatic than car versus car crashes because the force of the impact often results in more death and serious injuries. Car/truck accidents are also a lot more complex because they require the party seeking recovery to prove how the accident happened, which of a variety of potential…

on October 10th, 2021

Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

Commercial trucks have been responsible for more than 50,000 collisions, 16,000 injuries, and 428 deaths in Georgia over the past five years. Truck-on-car collisions routinely result in death or catastrophic injuries for the occupants of the car because of the increased weight and velocity of a loaded semi on the highway. Occupants of passenger vehicles…

on September 24th, 2021

How Does Texting While Driving Affect Truck Accidents?

Everyone understands the dangers of drunk driving. However, most people don’t know that distracted driving is just as dangerous. Texting while driving is a common distraction that can have fatal consequences. When someone takes their eyes off the road and their hands off the wheel to read or send a text, they’re not focused on…

on September 16th, 2021

How Does Fatigue Affect Truck Accidents?

Although many people believe driving while tired isn’t that dangerous, it can result in a catastrophic accident. Fatigue interferes with a driver’s ability to react appropriately to hazards and maneuver their vehicles around others safely. It also affects coordination, judgment, vision, and decision-making. When a truck driver operates a commercial truck while fatigued, it increases…

on June 18th, 2017

Understanding a Truck Accident Case

An automobile accident that involves trucks or semitrailers is more likely to cause serious injury or death than one involving smaller vehicles. In addition, truck accidents present different issues when it comes to making claims for compensation that would ordinarily be encountered with a car accident involving two personal vehicles. The victim of a truck…

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