Brad Pistotnik Law
Abogado El Toro

Truck Accident Lawyer

Why Do Truck Accidents Cause Greater Injuries to Drivers?

It goes without saying that accidents involving trucks inflict greater damage to life and property than regular motor vehicle accidents. While this may be somewhat of an obvious observation, there are specific reasons why truck accidents are considered much more dangerous to motor vehicle passengers. These include: Higher Rates of Speed. The majority [...]

Tires and Truck Accidents – Roadway Safety Issues

We’ve all seen them while driving on the highways — pieces of tire fragments that have peeled away from other vehicles. In most instances, this debris is caused by tire separation on big rigs, semis and 18-wheelers. This tire debris can be extremely hazardous, both during the time of tire separatation and as [...]

Federal Trucking Laws Rules and Regulations – An Overview

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is an arm of the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and responsible for the regulation and implementation of trucking laws throughout the United States. Established in the year 2000, the FMCSA employs over 1,000 people and has a complex array of laws, rules, and guidelines in place [...]

CAUSES OF TRUCK ACCIDENTS – COMMON INCIDENTS

There are over 46,000 miles of highway within the US highway system. Thousands of trucks and vehicles travel on these roadways daily and as a result, a significant number of truck accidents occur each year. Below are some of the most common causes for truck accidents on our nation’s roadways: Common Causes Of [...]