Category Archive: Car / Truck / Motor Vehicle Accidents

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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Apr 28

Fatality In A Truck Wreck in Ada County

Last week saw a fatal tractor-trailer crash occurred just east of Boise. According to local news reports, the wreck happened early Thursday morning on I-84. For initially unknown reasons, the eastbound semi truck went off the left shoulder of the road. The large truck overturned and came to rest in the median. There were two …

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Apr 26

Bike Safety Rules Become Part of Idaho Driver’s Test

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is getting ready to add new questions to the state driver’s test. In efforts to promote safety and awareness about cyclists and pedestrians, the new questions will be focused on the rules of the road and sidewalks for bicycle riders and pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians are two of the more …

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Apr 21

Multi-Car Crashes Have Special Issues

On Tuesday, at least three people, including an Idaho State Trooper, were injured in a multi-car crash on I-84. According to KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened just outside of Nampa. For currently unknown reasons, a pickup truck sideswiped a tractor-trailer before crashing into a car that was pulled over by the Idaho State …

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Apr 19

Pedestrian Versus Car Incidents Ramp Up in Warm Weather

Earlier this week, a pedestrian was struck and injured in an overnight crash in Boise. As reported by KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened near the intersection of Ustick Road and 43rd Street. Although very few details about the collision have been released, we do know that one person was taken to the hospital …

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Sep 30

Emotional Distress Claims in Idaho: 5 Things That Help Prove Your Case

Emotional distress claims are among the most difficult injuries to prove in a court case. Unlike a broken bone, or a spinal disk injury, there is no test or X-ray to show the jury.  As the defense lawyers always like to say there is no “objective” proof of the injury.   Like the suffering part of …

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Jul 24

10 Mistakes People Make In Handling Their Own Personal Injury Claim

Here are ten common mistakes we see injured people make when trying to handle their own accident or injury claim. 1. Not Getting a Free Consultation with a Lawyer Almost all personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation about an injury claim. Free professional advice that can help you understand your situation is out there …

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