Category: Truck Accidents

Two Men Killed in a Texas 18-Wheeler Truck Accident

Two men lost their lives recently in a fiery accident involving an 18-wheeler and a UPS delivery truck. The accident, which happened at night, killed two Florida UPS employees, William Harris and Adam Banicki. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, this accident occurred along interstate 20 at FM 2015 in Tyler. DPS reports […]


Driver in truck accident didn’t have necessary permits

Most bridges that have roads passing underneath them also have posted signs noting the maximum vehicle height that can safely pass. A truck driver in Texas ignored one of those warnings and attempted to pass an 18-wheeler underneath a bridge that could not accommodate its height. The resulting truck accident killed one person and injured several others, […]


A collision with an 18 wheeler can easily be deadly

It can be nearly impossible to merge onto an interstate or other highway without seeing at least one or two 18 wheelers. While getting goods to and from various locations is an important aspect of our society, these enormous vehicles present an added danger to Texas motorists. A wreck involving an 18 wheeler can have disastrous consequences […]


Grandmother, grandkids and 1 other dead in 18 wheeler wreck

Most Texas drivers probably understand what speeding is and why they can be ticketed for it, but failure to control speed is a trickier concept. A driver that fails to control a vehicle’s speed may not necessarily be speeding, but they may be driving in a way that is not appropriate for the area or […]


FMCSA responds to study criticizing its new truck safety measures

Earlier this year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released a field study regarding the worth and efficiency of the agency’s restart provisions contained within the updated Hours-of-Service rule released last summer. The field study was commissioned by the agency but was conducted by a third party in order to ensure that the results of […]


Texa man survives potentially fatal truck accident

Because of the substantial differences in both size and weight, motor vehicle accidents between commercial trucks and cars are often a death sentence for occupants of the smaller vehicle. This is one of many reasons why negligent truck drivers who cause accidents are often named as defendants in wrongful death or personal injury lawsuits. That […]