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Jul 06
What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Truck drivers work for extended periods of time, often spending many hours on the road and behind the wheel. As you might expect, these long hours can be exhausting, as truck drivers are often in heavy traffic or adverse weather conditions. Because of this, the United States Department of Transportation prohibits truck drivers from exceeding […]

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Jul 06
Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

In the event of an accident with a tractor-trailer or semi-truck, it’s essential to understand exactly what happened. These crashes sometimes cause so much destruction to nearby vehicles and the surrounding environment that it can be difficult to piece together what led to the accident and who may be at fault. In order to understand […]

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May 20
What You Need to Know About Your Truck Accident Claim

Being injured in a truck accident is overwhelming and confusing. In addition to dealing with the physical implications of your injuries, there are often many financial consequences as well. These can include medical bills, lost wages due to missed work, transportation costs if your vehicle is out of commission, and many other unexpected expenses. If […]

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Mar 15
How Does Fatigue Affect Truck Accidents?

A towering big rig speeding down the highway is an imposing sight. San Diego, like most of Southern California, has hundreds of these vehicles crowding our freeways every day. And many of the drivers could be suffering from fatigue and exhaustion. Up to 20 percent of the large truck accidents on California highways involved fatigued […]

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Feb 01
How Texting While Driving Causes Truck Accidents

Distractions come in all shapes and sizes. Truckers and passenger vehicle drivers may be distracted by eating, personal grooming, smoking, or talking on the phone. There are three types of distracted driving. They include manual distractions that involve your hands, cognitive distractions that involve thinking, and visual distractions that occur when a driver takes their […]

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Dec 01
Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents

Our roadways are filled with commercial trucks that deliver most of the goods that we buy. Since trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger cars, they require awareness and consideration by the other drivers sharing the road. By taking a few simple steps, we can make our city streets and highways a place for […]

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Think Outside the Box: Finding Additional Sources of Recovery in Trucking Accident Cases Image
Nov 05
Think Outside the Box: Finding Additional Sources of Recovery in Trucking Accident Cases

By: Stacey O’Neill, Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers Your client is rear‐ended by a semi‐truck on the interstate leaving her with millions of dollars in damages. One of your first steps is to determine how much insurance liability coverage the semi‐truck had at the time of the collision. After retaining the client, you […]

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Feb 12
Self-Driving Trucks Invade San Diego

A revolution is coming to San Diego and beyond. Car and tech companies are developing cutting-edge technologies to create fully automated motor vehicles. In theory, these advanced technologies will make the roads in Southern California much safer, but the path to getting there might be littered with missteps.

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Dec 03
Rainy Weather Leads to Tortilla Spill on the 15

With the first major rainfall of the season, San Diego area roads are snarled with traffic due to accidents. “We have 25 active crashes happening right now, and I haven’t even gotten through all of them,” commented a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer who was working at the agency’s traffic management center. Three tractor-trailer trucks spun out […]

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Nov 05
Rise of the (Trucking) Machines

It’s a brave new world out there. One of the country’s largest industries is about to be taken over by machines, as automated driving is set to conquer long-haul shipping in the next quarter-century. But is America ready for driverless vehicles on our nation’s highways? That’s a good question with no easy answer.

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