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Why Dangerous Drivers Are Commonplace

How Does Drowsy Driving Cause Truck Accidents?

According to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, drowsy driving causes nearly 100,000 car crashes in the United States annually. These accidents caused by driver fatigue resulted in 71,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths in 2017. These crash statistics show that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence. From impaired reaction time to an increased chance of driver error, several risks are associated with driving tired. If you’ve been injured in an accident as a [...]

The Most Deadly Types of Truck Accidents

Buckeye, AZ – Truck Crash Causes Injuries on I-10 Near Tonopah

Buckeye, AZ (October 4, 2020) – Officers from the Buckeye Police Department said that injuries were reported in a serious truck crash on Interstate 10 on Sunday afternoon. Per reports from officers on the scene, the accident occurred on I-10 westbound near Tonopah. It appears that a large truck may have collided with at least one other vehicle, though it’s unclear how the crash occurred. Details released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety indicated that the wreck occurred in [...]

Why Do Truckers Drive Drowsy?

Trucks Transporting Freight on the Rise

COVID-19, which struck the nation earlier this year, caused a decline in the volume of freight that was being transported by commercial drivers. Every sector, truck, rail, air, vessel, and pipeline took a hit.  Over the past couple of months, though, there has been a marked increase in the amount of freight that is being shipped. July 2020 reported the most freight moved throughout Canada, the United States, and Mexico by trucks. Trucks moved $60.7 billion worth of freight [...]

1.8 Truck Accidents Caused By Hazardous Objects

Buckeye, AZ – Truck Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 at Verrado Way

Buckeye, AZ (September 14, 2020) – Officers from the Buckeye Police Department said that injuries were reported in a serious truck crash on Interstate 10 on Monday afternoon. Per reports from officers on the scene, the accident occurred on I-10 eastbound, near the Verrado Way exit. It appears that a large truck may have collided with at least one other vehicle, though it’s unclear how the crash occurred. Details released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety indicated that the [...]

2.11 Phoenix, AZ - Multi-Car Accident Causing Injuries Reported on I-17 at Indian School Rd

Goodyear, AZ – Two Injured in Truck Accident on I-10 at Estrella Pkwy

Goodyear, AZ (August 16, 2020) – Two people were transported to the hospital via ambulance after a vehicle crash and fire shut down Interstate 10 near Estrella Parkway on Friday afternoon. According to officials dispatched to the scene, the front left tire failed on a commercial truck-tractor that was pulling a loaded vehicle hauler trailer, causing the driver to lose control. The commercial truck then struck a concrete barrier wall and a sedan. Two vehicles from the vehicle hauler trailer were [...]

1.22 Steps to Take After an Out-of-State Truck Accident

Phoenix, AZ – Injuries Reported in Truck Crash on I-10 at Watson Rd

Phoenix, AZ (August 15, 2020) – Officers from the Phoenix Police Department said that injuries were reported in a serious truck crash on Interstate 10 on Saturday afternoon. Per reports from officers, the accident occurred on I-10 eastbound past Watson Road. It appears that a truck may have collided with at least one other vehicle, though it’s unclear how the crash occurred. Details released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety indicated that the wreck occurred in the right lane [...]

How to Avoid Truck Accidents

Bowie, AZ – Rollover Truck Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 Near San Simon

Bowie, AZ (August 9, 2020) – Officers from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said that injuries were reported in a serious truck crash on Interstate 10 on Sunday afternoon. Per reports from Cochise County, the accident occurred on I-10 westbound in Bowie, several miles west of San Simon. It appears that a large truck may have collided with at least one other vehicle and rolled over, though it’s unclear how the crash occurred. Details released by the Arizona Department of [...]

Steps You Should Take After a Truck Accident

How to File a Truck Accident Claim

Truck accidents often result in serious, sometimes fatal, injuries for victims. When drivers of large tractor-trailers cause accidents, victims are left with exorbitant medical costs and critical injuries. But when you’re seeking to file a claim, it’s important to gather everything you need to win. And a driver’s trucking company may ultimately be to blame for these tragic wrecks Negligent truck companies may cut corners by hiring unqualified drivers and promoting inadequate vehicle maintenance. These negligent companies have a tendency [...]

Phoenix, AZ - Officers Investigating Injury Wreck on L-101 at Bell Rd

Phoenix, AZ – Injurious Truck Crash on I-10 Near Mini-Stack

Phoenix, AZ (June 11, 2020) – The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 before the Mini-Stack in Phoenix were closed and injuries were reported following a rear-end truck crash on Thursday. According to officials from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. Officers say that a commercial truck crashed and collided with at least one other sedan near the I-10 Stack. It appears that one victim was transported to a local area hospital by paramedics, [...]

1.16 Phoenix, AZ - Car Accident Causing Injuries Reported on I-10 at 67th Ave

Nogales, AZ – Injuries Reported in Truck Crash on I-19 at W Produce Row

Nogales, AZ (May 31, 2020) – Officers from the Nogales Police Department are investigating a crash that occurred in the southbound lanes of I-19 near Produce Row on Sunday. According to information from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. near milepost 4, just north of Nogales. Local EMTs were at the scene to treat victims, and authorities say that the crash closed I-19 southbound for several hours. At this time, it appears a truck [...]