Category Archive: Trucks and 18-Wheelers

Mar 06

Idaho Trucking Accident Lawyers: Knowledge and Experience Make a Difference

Collisions with a tractor-trailer or a semi-truck tend to be uniquely devastating.  These wrecks cause tremendous damage to injured victims.  Damages that can be physical, psychological and financial.  And 18-wheeler collisions have the unique potential to cause hard to comprehend or live with catastrophic personal injury and death.  Commercial trucking accidents can leave people and …

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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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Jun 09

Crashes Involving Semi-Trucks Cause Great Damage

Last Monday night, there was a multi-vehicle crash involving four semi trucks near Jerome.  According to KTVB News Channel Seven, and other outlets, the incident occurred on Interstate 84, near Hazelton, at milepost 191.  It happened at about 8:30 p.m. so it was still late spring daylight.  To this point very few details about the …

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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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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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Jan 20

The Variability of Spinal Cord Injuries

When we deal with large trucking cases we often see clients with some sort of spinal cord injury.   And while, in our experience these injuries more common in trucking cases, or in cases involving vehicle rollovers, spinal cord injuries can occur in any type of injury accident. The fact that a person has a spinal …

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Oct 03

Special Risks of Semi-Trucks & How to Share the Road

Collisions with tractor/trailers or semi-trucks result in some of the most serious injuries we see suffered by Idaho drivers. For example,just a few weeks ago, on September 26, the ISP  investigated a collision in Nampa involving a semi driver named Randall Britton and Elena Estrada-Ayala. Britton was driving a Peterbilt semi pulling a single trailer …

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