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All About Underride and Override Truck Accidents

All About Underride and Override Truck Accidents

For any auto driver or passenger, underride and override truck accidents are maybe the most dangerous and frightening types of crashes imaginable. In these accidents, few of the auto occupants survive. Anyone who survives will very likely sustain catastrophic and permanent disability-inducing injuries. What are These Accidents? When a large truck rides over an automobile’s back, it is as an “override” accident. When an auto moves up underneath the rear of the truck, it is an “underride” accident. As you…

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Restrictions Imposed on Trucks in California

Restrictions Imposed on Trucks in California

When driving down a busy highway, having semi-trucks and such can prove stressful. This is a normal thing for the average driver. Differences in speeds and sizes are a common cause of vehicle accidents on the highway, and often result in fatalities. This is a major reason behind states like California having laws limiting the lanes, which larger trucks get to use, so as to promote safer traffic flow on roads. California’s Truck Regulations The state of California has a…

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3 Things to Know about California Common Carrier Liability

3 Things to Know about California Common Carrier Liability

A common carrier is any transportation company that transports goods, people, or property from one part of the state to another. These can include any and all transportation forms, such as taxis, buses, trains, escalators/elevators, ski lifts, cruise ships, planes, etc. Any transportation company that seeks this label should satisfy the following requirements. The original reason for its establishment was transporting goods or people between places. The company identifies as a transportation company before the public. It charges a fee…

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Tanker Truck Accidents in Los Angeles

Tanker Truck Accidents in Los Angeles

Tanker trucks, tankers, or tank trucks are terms used to refer oil trucks and fuel trucks that carry cargo in the form of liquid or gas. These are giant trucks and can carry many other things as well like water, milk, children drinks, gasoline, oil, hazardous chemicals, etc., required by different industries. When something goes wrong with the truck, it might lead to horrific accidents leaving victims with life threatening injuries. This is why whenever something goes wrong with the…

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