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Truck Accident Blog

Read blog posts about truck accidents and find out current information that could benefit your recovery. Find out the latest about recent accidents, how truck accident cases are handled, and about the opinions of our attorney.


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3/7/2017
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New Rule for Training Standards for Truck Drivers Effective 3/21

FMCSA’s new rules for truck driver training drivers will become law on March 21, 2017. Learn more about the laws and what they mean for all drivers here.

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9/3/2015
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Override and Underride Truck Accidents

Override and underride truck accidents are dangerous—and preventable—accident types. Jason R. Schultz fights for motorists’ rights (404) 474-0804.

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9/1/2014
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Statistics from HAZMAT Accident Reports

HAZMAT accident reports are filed after any incident involving hazardous materials. There were nearly 3,000 highway incidents during transit.

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8/29/2014
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9 Types of Hazardous Cargo Atlanta Drivers Should Know

The FMCSA classifies hazardous cargo into nine categories. Learn more about the different types of hazardous cargo and the characteristics of HAZMAT.

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1/14/2014
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Reasons to Seek Medical Care after Head Trauma in an Accident

Consider some of the reasons to see a doctor after head trauma in an accident. There could be underlying injuries and or the condition could worsen.

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1/7/2014
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Signs of Mild & Major Concussions & When to See a Doctor

The signs of a mild and major concussion can be similar in some cases, though there may be some additional symptoms in cases of major concussions.

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11/27/2013
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Emotional Trauma Your Loved One May Face with a Permanent Disability and How to Help Him/Her Cope

If your loved one is dealing with emotional trauma related to a permanent disability after a truck accident, consider ways to help him or her cope.

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11/20/2013
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Types of Compensation You Can Collect for a Permanently Disabling Injury from a Truck Accident

The types of compensation you may collect if a truck accident results in permanent disability take into account financial, emotional and physical losses.

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9/9/2013
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Actions That May Lead to CDL Disqualification

Review some of the actions of a truck driver that could result in a disqualification of his/her CDL. They are broken down between major and serious offenses.

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9/2/2013
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Requirements for Obtaining a CDL License in Georgia

Review the requirements for obtaining a CDL in Georgia. Age requirements are lower than federal standards, so drivers under 21 restricted to driving in Georgia.

Category: Truck Accidents

8/26/2013
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Proving Truck Driver’s Use of Cell Phone in an Accident

Proving a truck driver was using a cell phone at the time of an accident can be challenging. Reviewing cell phone records and eyewitness statements may help.

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8/19/2013
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Common Commercial Truck Driver Distractions

Review some of the common distractions that affect commercial truck drivers. They involve both external and internal distractions.

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4/6/2013
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Hours-of-Service Rules & Proving They Were Violated

When proving hours-of-service rules were violated, evidence will be required. Proof could include the driver’s logbook or data from an onboard recording device.

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4/4/2013
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5 Types of Truck Accident Evidence

Review five types of truck accident evidence that may help a case. Examples include truck records, police report, witness statements and photographs.

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2/26/2013
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The Importance of Reporting Reckless Driving

Reckless driving claims the lives of thousands of drivers each year. Reporting reckless drivers is an important responsibility that may help save lives when Atlanta truckers drive with no sleep.

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1/10/2013
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10 Types of Errors Made by Atlanta Truck Drivers

Consider the following 10 types of truck driver errors. If you believe negligence was the cause of your crash, contact a personal injury lawyer in Atlanta.

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1/8/2013
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Ways to Prove Truck Driver Fatigue

To prove truck driver fatigue, ample evidence should be collected. This could come in the form of the driver’s logbook or time stamped receipts, bills or tickets in Atlanta.

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12/5/2012
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Determining Liability in a Truck Accident

Liability in a truck accident will depend on the cause of the accident. Sometimes the driver and trucking company can be held responsible for injuries.

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12/3/2012
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Top 10 Potential Factors in a Truck Accident

Consider the following ten factors in a truck accident. These factors encompass driver errors, road conditions and other non-driver related circumstances.

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11/27/2012
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Liability Stemming from Inexperienced Atlanta Truck Drivers

Liability for inexperienced truck drivers involved in a crash could lie with the driver and the truck company. A personal injury attorney in Atlanta can help.

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11/20/2012
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10 Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Atlanta

Consider these10 truck accident causes, some of which may be a greater risk for inexperienced truckers. Contact a personal injury attorney in Atlanta.

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9/20/2012
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Truck Accidents Caused by Mechanical Failure in Coweta County

A Coweta County personal injury lawyer helps victims of truck accidents caused by mechanical failure. Learn what you can do after a crash.

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8/6/2012
Jason R. Schultz
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Liability in a Georgia Accident Caused by an Overloaded Truck

Liability can be found with a number of parties stemming from an overloaded truck. For help with your case, contact a Jonesboro personal injury attorney.

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7/26/2012
Jason R. Schultz
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The Role of Driver Error in Truck Accidents

Driver error is a major factor in Atlanta truck accidents and could leave you hurt. Contact an Atlanta lawyer if you’ve been injured.

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6/15/2012
Jason R. Schultz
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Truck Manufacturers Can Be Held Liable for Your Truck Accident

Liability for your truck accident may lie with a negligent truck manufacturer if manufacturer defects cause a serious crash. Contact an Atlanta attorney.

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