When a semi-truck collision causes a spinal cord injury

Many drivers fear collisions with semi-trucks more than other types of crashes. That fear is actually quite logical, as bigger vehicles can cause more significant vehicle damage and also worse physical injuries. A crash between a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck can leave the smaller vehicle unsafe to drive and might produce severe injuries…

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Vehicle issues cause a notable percentage of semi-truck crashes

The vast majority of motor vehicle collisions occur because of preventable driver mistakes. Someone exceeds the speed limit or runs a red light and ends up injuring other people. A snap decision or a bad habit of not complying fully with traffic laws can have damaging and expensive consequences. That is as true for…

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Holding reckless drivers accountable for major crashes

Some Oklahoma motor vehicle crashes occur due to unpredictable and frankly uncontrollable circumstances. Someone who just purchased a new vehicle may not know about a defective component that fails while they are on the highway. Issues with the road or inclement weather can also increase the likelihood of a crash occurring. However, many collisions…

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What kinds of catastrophic injuries may occur due to a crash?

Motor vehicle crashes can be devastating, often resulting in serious injuries that can change lives forever. Among these, catastrophic injuries are the most severe that lead to long-term or permanent disability. Understanding the nature of these injuries is crucial, especially for those affected, as well as their loved ones. Spinal cord injuries Spinal cord…

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Why is trucker fatigue such a concerning safety issue?

Trucker fatigue is a critical issue on the roads, impacting truck drivers and other travelers. The nature of long-haul trucking often leads to extended hours behind the wheel, contributing to tiredness and reduced alertness. Consider these possible causes, applicable regulations and dangers of trucker fatigue when familiarizing yourself with why this issue is so…

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