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Month: September 2019

Five Common Truck Accident Myths

Posted on September 10, 2019 in Truck Accidents

Truck accidents often leave victims with serious injuries. These crashes are unpredictable, and they happen more often than people realize. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there 4,761 total fatalities and 148,000 total injuries due to large truck crashes during the latest reporting year in the US. However, there are many myths surrounding large truck accidents. Myth 1: Truck drivers are not likely to cause accidents because they have extensive driving experience. Nearly 90% of all truck accidents are caused by driver errors, whether the errors are on the part of the truck driver or on the… read more

Auto Accidents and Delivery Trucks

Posted on September 3, 2019 in Truck Accidents

As Amazon, eBay, and other online shopping giants have emerged over the last few decades, there have been more and more delivery trucks on the roadways of Georgia. A recent NPR report said that 92% of Americans have shopped online. However, accidents involving delivery trucks can be devastating. They can lead to severe injuries for the truck drivers as well as passengers in other vehicles involved. What causes Georgia delivery truck accidents? There are various causes for these accidents. In many cases, the cause can be broken down to three things – driver negligence, company negligence, and vehicle failure. Driver… read more