Mechanism of Trumatic Head Injury

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A common injury caused by automobile collision is a mild traumatic brain injury/head injury.  A traumatic brain injury can cause a number of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and behavioral symptoms.  These can range from short-term to permanent. A car wreck can cause a traumatic brain injury in several different manners.  The brain is a gel-like substance… Read more »

Truck Accidents – Importance of Early Investigation

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An immediate investigation of a truck collision is essential for observing and preserving evidence.  Truck drivers are required to immediately notify any collision to their company.  Often the truck driver notifies his dispatcher before even getting out of the cab to check on the driver and passengers in the car he crashed in to or… Read more »

Cause of Truck Accidents

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Earlier this week I wrote about the leading cause of truck accidents – driver fatigue.  There are many more causes of truck collisions.  These include: inadequate training of commercial drivers; a truck driver’s lack of experience; having a load in excess of the truck’s weight limit; failing to balance and secure the load; not driving… Read more »

Causes of Truck Accidents

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Every year there are almost 500,000 collisions involving truck and tractor-trailers.  The number one cause of truck accidents is driver fatigue.  Drivers are often pressured to drive beyond established time limits in order to stay on schedule and deliver their loads on time.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has enacted ‘hours of service’ regulations.  These… Read more »