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Multiple Fatal 18-Wheeler Crashes on Texas Freeways

Posted on February 25, 2019

In the last couple of weeks there have been several fatal crashes involving 18-wheeler trucks on Texas highways. These accidents illustrate the dangers posed by large trucks on Texas roadways. While trucking is a necessary industry, large truck accidents are a significant cause of injury, economic damage and death every year in Texas. Read on […]

Got Milk? Higher Milk Hauling Limits Could Increase the Number of Dangerous Trucks on Texas Roads

Posted on January 28, 2019

With every new year comes many new laws affecting Texas residents—some more obviously than others. You may not think a law increasing the amount of milk that trucks can legally carry has much impact on your life; however, this new law could also increase the number of dangerously large trucks on Texas roads and highways. […]

Tractor-Trailer Underride Accident Results in Fatal Injuries

Posted on October 29, 2018

A recent crash on a Houston area highway has resulted in fatal injuries to a local man. The crash is an example of the deadly potential of underride accidents involving tractor-trailers and other large trucks. Learn more about the accident and underride truck accidents below, and speak with a seasoned Texas truck accident lawyer if […]

Introducing New Safety Features to Large Trucks Could Prevent Tractor-Trailer Crashes

Posted on July 23, 2018

Semi-trucks and tractor-trailers are the largest vehicles that the average driver will find on the road. In fact, these vehicles can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds when carrying a full load of cargo. Large commercial trucks are thus able to do enormous amounts of damage when involved in accidents with much smaller passenger vehicles. Despite […]

Samaritans Killed in Truck Accident on Interstate 30

Posted on June 24, 2015

What started out as a minor wreck along the Interstate 30 between Oakland Boulevard and Beach Street ended in tragedy as several civic-minded citizens were killed while stopping to help a crash victim. The minor wreck involved a BMW in which several cars passed, many of whom were on their way home after a night […]

Hours of Service Law and Truck Accidents in Texas

Posted on February 15, 2015

18-wheeler accidents plague major roads in Central Texas, particularly Interstate 35, which is notorious for crashes involving tractor-trailers, semi-trucks and large rigs. Defective equipment, speeding, distracted driving and inadequate rest, are common causes of truck crashes in the region. Federal regulations such as the New Hours of Service Law for truck drivers seek to reduce […]

18 Wheeler Houston Accident Has Auto Wedged Between Barrier

Posted on June 26, 2014

Driver in Houston needed the Jaws of Life to free him from his vehicle that was trapped between an 18 Wheeler and concrete barrier. The truck accident happened June 25, 2014 in the early morning hours during the heavy rains that hit the Houston area. The 18 Wheeler, accident occurred on North Sam Houston and […]

Dangers of Truck Accidents on I-10 in Houston

Posted on June 25, 2014

18 Wheeler Trucks are the most dangerous transportation on the freeways. They can weigh up to 50 tons.  When an accident happens with an automobile weighing 2 tons, they usually lead to lifelong injuries or death. In Houston, truck accidents most commonly occur on I-10 west and east and all over the 610 loop.  Accidents […]

18-Wheeler Accident on Almeda Genova Road in Houston, Texas

Posted on June 20, 2014

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and Auto was struck an 18 Wheeler that was pulling out from a parking lot on Almeda Genova Road in Houston, Texas.  The auto was smashed under the trailer of the truck and caught fire.  Injuries were unknown at this time. Traffic was backed up for hours all around the […]

Why You Should Not Accept a Hasty Settlement after a Truck-Related Accident

Posted on June 5, 2014

Every day there are accidents involving vehicles in the metro Houston area, but often the most serious are those that are truck-related. While we would like to think that these are infrequent events, a quick read of the Houston traffic reports over the past few months alone proves otherwise. Recently a frightening truck accident at […]

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