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Santa Clarita truck crash highlights chain reaction dangers

No matter how large a truck is, the fact remains that trucks – ranging in size from light-duty pickup trucks to 18-wheelers towing multiple trailers – are larger than passenger vehicles and can cause a great deal of damage in traffic accidents. The size and speed of trucks, as well as their difficulty in slowing down or maneuvering to avoid an accident, can make truck collisions some of the deadliest types of accidents in California and elsewhere.

Falsifying log books is not uncommon among truck drivers

Residents of California and elsewhere have been long aware of the fatigue issues that often plague those who work in the trucking industry. Truck drivers are on the road for long hours. Coupled with a lack of sleep, driving for hours at a time with nothing to look at but the road ahead creates a dangerous drowsy driving situation.

When big trucks crash: danger on California highways

At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr., in California, we know that when a collision happens between your vehicle and a semi truck, your smaller vehicle almost always comes out with the worst damage. You and your passengers likewise can receive the most severe injuries.

What is a trucking log?

California truckers will always have to keep track of their travels in something called a log, or a logbook, based on federal law. But just what is the purpose of these books? What exactly are they used for?

The most common causes of trucking accidents

All accidents can be dangerous and scary, but trucking accidents can result in even more serious injuries and frequent fatalities. If you have been involved in a collision with a large truck, you may be wondering what the cause of the accident was and how it could have been prevented. We at the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr., have detailed the top reasons for trucking accidents in California and across the country.

Does distracted driving contribute to commercial truck crashes?

When California drivers like you end up in an accident involving commercial trucks, luck is often not in your favor due to the size discrepancy between vehicles. To make matters even worse, a number of these accidents are caused by something completely avoidable: distracted driving. At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, JR., we work with you to get to the root cause of your accident and get you the compensation you deserve.

What long-term issues can result from brain injury?

California residents like you who have gotten into a severe crash with a truck before may be at a higher risk for a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. Due to the size of trucks and the speeds people tend to be traveling at on the freeway, where trucks most frequently share the road with passenger vehicles, accidents often result in more complex injuries. What long-term issues can therefore be caused by a TBI?

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