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These DIY Brake Lights Are Reducing Rear-End Collisions

These DIY Brake Lights Are Reducing Rear-End Collisions

Commercial trucking companies are installing simple amber strobe lights on the back of their trailers to prevent rear-end collisions by […]

How Your TikTok Video May Impact Your Accident Claim

How Your TikTok Video May Impact Your Accident Claim

Comments and videos posed on TikTok and other social media sites can be used as legal evidence in a car […]

Were Uber’s Safety Policies to Blame for a Fatal Crash?

Were Uber’s Safety Policies to Blame for a Fatal Crash?

Uber’s safety policies may have contributed to a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred in 2018 when an on-board operator failed […]

When Truck Gators Cause a Crash

When Truck Gators Cause a Crash

Fatal crashes are often caused by truck gators because they leave huge pieces of jagged rubber with metal bands on […]

Attention Ford Truck Owners: Were You Injured By the Death Wobble?

Attention Ford Truck Owners: Were You Injured By the Death Wobble?

Ford is facing a class-action lawsuit related to a steering defect referred to as the “death wobble.” Reports of violent […]

Are These 5 Items in Your Car’s Emergency Kit?

Are These 5 Items in Your Car’s Emergency Kit?

There are several key items that are vital to a car’s emergency kit, all of which can help vehicle owners […]

Random Inspections May Reduce Truck Accident Rates

Random Inspections May Reduce Truck Accident Rates

Federal regulations require regular inspections and maintenance on all commercial trucks. Random roadside inspections performed while a driver is in […]

Does Auto Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver in Illinois

Does Auto Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver in Illinois

In Illinois, most automobile insurance coverage follows the car. When an accident occurs, it is usually the vehicle owner’s insurance policy […]

Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Pushing Truckers Past Their Limits?

Is the Covid-19 Pandemic Pushing Truckers Past Their Limits?

A rise in essential delivery services across the nation is putting more trucks on American roads and highways and pushing […]

What Causes Commercial Vehicle Accidents?

What Causes Commercial Vehicle Accidents?

There are many causes of commercial motor vehicle accidents, including driver caused, vehicle caused, and environmental caused wrecks. In Illinois, it […]

Will the Coronavirus Impact Truck Accident Claims?

Will the Coronavirus Impact Truck Accident Claims?

With federal safety regulations for the trucking industry temporarily suspended, there may be a rise in truck accidents and injury […]