Hit by a Delivery Driver? Their Employer Might Be Liable.

Hit by a Delivery Driver? Their Employer Might Be Liable.

During the winter months, holiday-related deliveries are at an all-time high and in 2020, online sales grew nearly 45% and show no signs of stopping; therefore, it’s a great time to talk about what to do if you are hit by a delivery driver while driving in your vehicle. While we rely on delivery companies…

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Lubbock Truck Accident Attorneys

Self-Driving Trucks Will Soon Hit Texas Roads

Self-driving vehicles have been in the works for several years. While some vehicles now offer autopilot functionality, the feature has yet to be rolled out across all car manufacturers. As self-driving large trucks and 18-wheelers begin to roll out in Texas and New Mexico, how these new autonomous vehicles will affect drivers across the Lone…

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driving near an 18-wheeler

How To Drive Safely Near 18-Wheelers

Though we were taught to drive cautiously and defensively while on the road, many driving school lessons failed to cover safety procedures and best practices when it comes to driving near large trucks.

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Tractor-Trailer Crash

West Texas Tractor-Trailer Crash

With drilling in the Permian Basin at record levels, companies utilize tractor-trailer drivers to transport equipment and supplies to and from drilling sites in and around West Texas. As a result, this region is seeing more truck and 18-wheeler crashes than ever before.

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Fatal Trucking Crashes

Texas Has Highest Number of Fatal Trucking Crashes

Trucking plays a major role in the economies of both Texas and the United States. Many trucks in America are responsible for freight movement over land and are major tools used in manufacturing transportation and in warehousing. Though the transportation industry is vital for many different business practices, accidents involving large trucks happen more often…

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Spoliation and Your Trucking Accident

Trucker Gets Prison Time For Watching Football While Driving

Across the United States, we’ve seen the devastation just one act of distracted driving can cause in a variety of scenarios, ranging from putting makeup on in the car, to eating while driving, to, of course, the prevalent act of texting and driving. While these are frightening behaviors drivers know should be stopped immediately, would…

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driving near an 18-wheeler

The Dangers of Overloaded Trucks

Large trucks are crucial to our economy and the transportation industry. Nearly all products are shipped on large trucks for part of their journey from the manufacturer to the consumer. While large trucks are crucial and helpful, they also pose serious risks to other motorists, particularly if a truck is overloaded.

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Poor Training

How Does Poor Training Lead to Truck Accidents?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires truck drivers to complete special training in order to receive a commercial driver’s license or CDL. This training aims to reduce the number and severity of truck accidents by instructing commercial drivers in proper driving techniques and safety measures. While most drivers are properly trained, as with any…

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