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Lost Loads Truck Accidents

Published: Dec 4, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident

While driver errors are a leading cause of truck accidents, they are also caused from mistakes made before trucks even head out on the road. If cargo is not packed and secured properly, the risk of losing loads increases. They can dislodge and tumble...

Tailgating Car Accidents

Published: Nov 27, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Student drivers learn that keeping a reasonable distance between cars on the road is the key to safe driving. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recommends keeping one car length behind a vehicle for every 10 miles per hour traveled. For example, at 50...

Thanksgiving Travel Safety

Published: Nov 21, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Families and individuals tend to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. In fact, this busy time of year has become one of the most-traveled weeks in any calendar. With so many people on the road around Illinois and other parts of the country, traffic accidents...

Red-Light Accidents

Published: Nov 14, 2019 Auto Accident, Fatal Accidents

An impatient driver faced with a yellow traffic light might interpret it as a warning that they should step on the gas to avoid getting caught at the red light. This impulsive and selfish move can have serious consequences. Traffic light laws, often seen...

Drugged Driving

Published: Oct 31, 2019 Auto Accident, Drugged Driving, Personal Injury

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that nearly one in five drivers killed in fatal crashes in a single year tested positive for at least one prescription or illegal drug. The more we understand about how various drugs impair a person’s ability...