Obstructions in the roadway can sometimes cause drivers delays or other inconveniences. However, there are times when an object appears suddenly and a driver is unable to avoid it. Consequently, a truck accident could occur if a semi-truck driver is unable to avoid an object and ends up losing control of the truck.
Many individuals may fear being involved in a car accident, and as many collisions occur daily, it is not an unjustified fear. In just a matter of seconds, an accident can quickly entangle several vehicles and result in serious injuries. Continue reading “Semi truck accident results in injuries in Illinois”
If a driver runs a red light at an intersection, it can be considered lucky if they are not involved in an accident. Though those lights are in place to assist in the flow of traffic and reduce the risk of an accident, the likelihood of an accident increases if the lights are disregarded by some drivers. Continue reading “Truck accident takes place at Illinois intersection”
Not seeing an oncoming vehicle is a very common cause of car accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents also often result in serious injuries to the parties involved. Not seeing another vehicle can occur for many reasons, such as not paying proper attention or failing to see a smaller vehicle due to being in a larger vehicle. Continue reading “Illinois truck accident results in serious damage, injuries”
Because driving while tired can be considered as dangerous as driving under the influence, it is important that truck drivers abide by the laws set for them and the number of hours they are required to rest and drive. If a trucker does not follow these rules and attempts to drive over the allowed number of hours, a truck accident could occur. Continue reading “Driver fatigue possibly led to Illinois truck accident”
When a car and a large truck are involved in an accident, it is likely the occupants of the smaller vehicle who are significantly injured. A semi truck accident could occur due to a number of factors, and it is important for responding officers to thoroughly investigate. Continue reading “Illinois car driver left with injuries after semi truck accident”
Big rig accidents are almost always horrifying to see. The large vehicles can quickly inflict significant amounts of damage in just a matter of moments. When multiple vehicles are involved in a truck accident, there is a high potential for serious injuries to occur. Continue reading “Illinois truck accident involves multiple rigs, results in injury”
As truck drivers are often driving long distances for several hours a day, there are a number of regulations put in place to ensure their safety as well as the safety of other drivers. As driving while sleepy or tired can cause a driver to have a delayed reaction or face the possibility of falling asleep at the wheel, there are rules that truckers must follow concerning taking breaks and amount of time that is allowed to be driven. Continue reading “Driver in fatal Illinois truck accident facing serious charges”
Road construction typically causes traffic to become congested in certain areas. When this is the case, drivers should be extra cautious as they pay attention to their surroundings. Traffic could stop or start at unpredictable intervals, and if a driver fails to be aware of his surroundings, a truck accident could occur.
The vast amount of area that tractor trailers need while traveling the roadways acts as a testament to how much damage the vehicle could inflict should it collide with another vehicle or object while traveling. Anything in the path of an out-of-control vehicle of that magnitude could soon be in need of significant repairs. Continue reading “Illinois truck accident causes injury, damage to business”