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Brad Pistotnik has authored numerous articles on the law in the area of tractor-trailer accidents and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations (FMCSR) of the Department of Transportation.

The Brad Pistotnik Law Firm has provided the following legal resources.

Is failure to report a car accident a crime in Kansas? How many motorists and pedestrians are involved in hit and run accidents each year?
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What truck accident liability does a truck driver have in a collision? What driver behaviors contribute to accidents in Kansas and across the country?
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Are age, driver experience, and valid licenses factors that can cause a semi-trailer accident? What requirements do drivers need to meet in order to be licensed to operate a "big rig?"
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Do seatbelts save lives and reduce injuries in automobile accidents? Does a seatbelt provide reliable protection that vehicle occupants can depend on against a fatal accident?
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What factors increase the risk of having an accident with a large truck? Are there things motorists can do to reduce their risk while driving down the road? There are many factors that increase the risk of an accident and the need for a truck accident lawyer, including weather, time of day, speed,…
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What happens when a truck accident investigation shows a CDL holder was drunk or under the influence of drugs at the time of an accident? Who is liable for the driver's negligent actions and the personal injuries, property damage, or wrongful deaths the accident caused?
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What causes accidents at railroad crossings? How significant a problem are rail accidents in Kansas? There are 9,367 miles of track that course through 26 railroad companies operating in Kansas. Nationwide, there are more than 140,000 miles of track that carry approximately 40% of all…
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Pedestrians are at serious risk of suffering a car wreck injury when an accident occurs. Impact with the vehicle, ground, or sidewalk can cause Traumatic Brain Injury, internal bleeding, and spinal cord injuries.
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Because Uber classifies its drivers as independent contractors, current car accident laws in Kansas do not allow individuals to sue Uber directly for damages exceeding the $1 million in coverage that is offered. However, individuals can pursue personal injury torts against the driver. 
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What are the deadliest types of recklessness behind the wheel? What driving behaviors cause the greatest number of fatalities on American roads?
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