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Missouri semi-truck accidents: Common questions answered

Accidents involving commercial trucks or tractor trailers can be especially complex. In many cases, there are several entities involved: often, the truck driver is operating as an employee or ...
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What to do after a Missouri semi-truck accident: Tips & info for drivers

As Missouri auto accident lawyers, we know that being involved in any kind of auto accident can be a traumatic experience. When a crash involves a large semi-truck, however, the outcome can be ...
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Preventing semi-truck accidents in Missouri: How drivers can be proactive

Missouri semi-truck accidents can result in serious, life-threatening injuries, especially when they involve smaller passenger vehicles that are no match for these large trucks. The good news: when ...
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5 FAQs answered for Missouri semi-truck accident victims

In this post, our Missouri truck accident lawyers answer five questions we frequently hear from the victims of semi-truck crashes. Missouri semi-truck accidents: Five frequently asked questions 1. ...
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What causes Missouri semi-truck accidents? Three common contributing factors

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that accidents involving large commercial trucks and passenger vehicles often have disastrous consequences. More often than not, it's passenger vehicle ...
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Catastrophic, life-threatening injuries common in Missouri semi-truck accidents

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that accidents involving semi-trucks commonly cause catastrophic, life-threatening injuries. Because of their immense size and weight, semi-trucks (and ...
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Underride guards fail to protect passenger vehicle occupants in Missouri Trucking accidents

Underride guards are designed to prevent underride deaths and injuries in semi-truck accidents, particularly when a passenger vehicle strikes the back of a big rig. However, they don't always work as ...
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MoDOT's Big Trucks Campaign Aims to Prevent Semi-Truck / Passenger Vehicle Collisions in Missouri

Beginning today, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is conducting a month-long awareness campaign connected to driving safely around commercial vehicles. According to MoDOT's official ...
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Drugged Drivers Cause High Risk of Missouri Trucking Accidents: How the Safe Roads Act Could Help :

The Oak Grove, Missouri truck accident attorneys have been investigating the fate of the Safe Roads Act, a piece of legislation that addresses a significant problem on Missouri roadways. The bill is ...
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Dramatic Rear-End Trucking Accident in California Highlights Dangers for Drivers in Missouri and Nationwide

It sounds like a scene from a movie. A big-rig rear-ends a small passenger vehicle on a freeway bridge, crashing through the guardrail and into a creek 100 feet below. Meanwhile, the passenger ...
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Who's Involved in My Kansas City, Missouri Semi Truck Acccident Claim?

In the aftermath of a Missouri truck accident, there are often many parties involved beyond those who actually experienced the collision: different agencies, corporations, insurance companies and ...
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How Federal Money for Commercial Truck Parking can Reduce Truck Accidents in Blue Springs Missouri

Missouri has received a $1 million federal grant from the Federal Highway Administration to build more truck parking along the Interstate 70 corridor. Why is this good news for Blue Springs and for ...
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Have Truck Accidents in Missouri and Nationwide Decreased Over the Last Two Decades?

Recently a truck accident near Lathrop, north of Kansas City, and one between Joplin and Springfield, Missouri, along I-44, resulted in the deaths of four people and seriously injured five more. These ...
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How an Unsafe Trucking Company in Maryland Endangers Missouri Drivers

No matter where in the nation a trucking company is based, its safety record can impact truck accidents in Springfield or Columbia, Missouri. Any company that operates interstate motor carrier ...
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Final Rule on Cell Phone Use by Truckers Can Help Reduce Truck Accidents from Kansas City, Missouri to the Bootheel

Commercial truck accidents cost millions of dollars and hundreds of lives every year. The latest federal regulation from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Pipeline and ...
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MoDOT Motor Carrier Services is Proactive for Reducing Commercial Truck Accidents in Kansas City and Throughout Missouri

How commercial vehicles, such as trucks, semi-trucks, tractor trailers, and so on, are regulated and monitored in Kansas City Missouri might be more than you ever wanted to know, but it really is an ...
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More Frequently Asked Questions about Tractor Trailer Accidents in and around Kansas City, Missouri

Recently we did a blog post answering some of your more common questions about truck or tractor trailer accidents. So here are some more questions answered to help you sort out the complexities of ...
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Latest Hours of Service Battle Could Impact Truck Accidents In and Around Boonville, Missouri

When looking at the statistics for truck accidents, specifically the primary factors involved, driver fatigue is a common risk factor. That is why the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ...
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Good News in Springfield Missouri as Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Releases Results of Compliance, Safety, Accountability Program Study

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on August 31, 2011 released the results of a study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) that ...
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Tractor Trailers and Halloween Don't Have to be a Horror Show for Halloween in Columbia and Through Out Missouri

Have you ever noticed how many horror movies feature a big rig, semi-tractor trailers, or their drivers? Quite often truck accidents, from Columbia to Joplin, Missouri, result in real tragedy. But on ...
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Springfield Missouri Fire Truck Accident A Great Reminder about Remaining Alert Behind the Wheel

Truck accidents are caused by all sorts of events. But how about "Sneezing Fit in Springfield Missouri Rolls Fire Truck"? It seems like the kind of headline designed to grab your attention to simply ...
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Springfield Missouri Troop D Results of Missouri State Highway Patrol Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Week

The commercial enforcement week the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) conducted earlier in September was a success. The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division of the MSHP conducted a Motor Carrier ...
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Speeding in Joplin Missouri and Elsewhere Is a Factor in Truck Accidents

Recently several school bus accidents have been in the news. From Glendale, Arizona and Missouri City, Texas to our own Novinger, Missouri, school bus accidents continue to happen on our roads. The ...
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Review of Cargo Tank Rollover Video as It Applies to Truck Accidents in Missouri

A truck accident can happen anywhere, from Lewis County Missouri to Newton County. And because a cargo tank truck accident involving a rollover has many factors in common with all truck accidents and ...
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Teen and Young Adult Drivers are at Greater Risk for Commercial Truck Accidents in Springfield, Missouri

Now that school is back in session it is a good time to talk about the risks involved in driving for drivers aged 17-24. And that is why the Missouri truck accident lawyers want to make everyone aware ...
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