Category Archive: Car / Truck / Motor Vehicle Accidents

Jan 18

Commercial Trucking Collisions Are Not Just Big Car Wrecks

Sometimes people and their lawyers treat commercial trucking collisions as if they are just big car wrecks.  This is just a mistake and can cause an injured person to forgo the fair compensation they deserve for their injuries Commercial truck drivers are required to develop specialized knowledge, skills, and get training  above and beyond that …

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Nov 14

The Basics of Auto Insurance Coverage

Automobile insurance is a far more complex topic than one might initially think.  There exists a wide variety of coverage types: collision coverage, medical payments insurance, basic liability, underinsured motorists coverage (UIM), uninsured motorists coverage and more.  Then there are all the numbers.  Things like 25/50, 50/100/25, 300 single limits and many many more.  We …

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Jul 25

Another Fatigued Driver, Another Car Crash

We have seen a lot of these news stories over the years. Two people suffered injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 95. According to KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened on Tuesday July 5, at about 6:00 a.m..  It was up by milepost 170, near New Meadows. The driver of the car, 32-year-old …

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Jun 21

Deadly Crash Near Jerome Puts Spotlight on Idaho Teen Driving Safety

This past Monday evening, two teens were killed and another three teens were injured in a Jerome County crash. According to local news sources, the incident happened at the intersection of 200 North and 300 West at about 8:00 p.m. A vehicle being driven by 16-year-old Baily Helsley of Nampa was headed south on 300 …

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Jun 01

Best Bet: Avoid Need For An Injury Lawyer

The reality is no one want to deal with the aftermath of an injury crash.  Driving safely increases your chances of avoiding such incidents.  For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual Summer Driving Safety Tips. With students out for summer break and families planning road trips, the NHTSA …

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May 15

Bike Safety Month and Idaho Road Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual bicycle safety campaign. May is Bicycle Safety Month, and officials with the NHTSA are calling on motorists and bicycle riders to be “Roll Models” for cyclists, drivers and other roadway users. They’re reminding drivers and riders to always remain focused on the road. …

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May 05

Another Highway 95 Big Rig Crash

Monday morning, an 18 wheeler crashed on Highway 95 near Council. According to local news reports, the truck was hauling 23,000 pounds of smokeless gunpowder at the time of the wreck. Tthe crash happened at about 8:50 a.m., between Fruitvale Glendale Road and East Fork Road.  That is about seven miles north of Council. Reportedly, …

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May 04

Electronic Time Logs for Commercial Truck Drivers Might Make the Roads Safer

This past December, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of the final rule that will require electronic logging devices (ELD) for the commercial truck and bus industries. The ELD final rule will employ technology to strengthen truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service regulations. These rules exist to prevent fatigued, tired, …

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