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How to Drive Safely Around Semi-Trucks

Posted On November 30, 2023 / By iLawyer / Truck Accidents

Semi-trucks may be necessary for the nation’s economy, but they present a significant danger to others who share the road with them. Collisions involving commercial trucks are often catastrophic or deadly for those in the smaller vehicles. Follow a few tips from our experienced Denver truck accident attorneys for driving safely around big rigs to…

How Improper Maintenance Causes Truck Accidents

Posted On November 27, 2023 / By iLawyer / Truck Accidents

Improper truck maintenance can significantly contribute to commercial truck accidents on the road. There are standards and requirements in place regarding how a big rig must be inspected, maintained and repaired. The failure to adequately maintain a commercial truck could lead to various mechanical failures and breakdowns that compromise the safety of the vehicle. Brake…

What Are Hours of Service Regulations for Truck Drivers?

Posted On November 21, 2023 / By iLawyer / Truck Accidents

Large trucks are arguably the most dangerous vehicles on the road. Federal and state laws have been passed in an effort to make the trucking industry safer for other road users, including laws regarding how many hours a truck driver is permitted to drive at a time. If the hours of service regulations are ignored,…

Dangerous Types of Truck Accidents

Posted On November 17, 2023 / By iLawyer / Truck Accidents

Every year, commercial truck accidents take thousands of lives in the United States. These tragedies can often be prevented with due care exercised by truck companies and their truck drivers. Unfortunately, acts of negligence and recklessness lead to dangerous types of truck accidents daily, along with many cases of related injuries and deaths handled by…

Proving Truck Driver Negligence

Posted On November 8, 2023 / By iLawyer / Truck Accidents

If you or someone you love was injured in a truck accident in Colorado, you may be required to prove that the truck driver was at fault before you can recover compensation. Establishing that a truck driver was negligent, or failed to adhere to the required standard of care, is necessary to prove liability. You…

Colorado Truck Accident Statistics

Posted On January 12, 2023 / By iLawyer / Truck Accidents

Commercial truck accidents injure and kill people every day. Due to the large weight and size of a big rig, the victims are often the people in the passenger car. The more that is known about truck accidents and why they occur, the more they can be prevented. State and federal organizations collect data on…