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Trucking Company Liability for Truck Crashes

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Trucking Company Liability for Truck Crashes

Truck accident liability can be complicated, and trucking companies can often be liable for accidents and injuries. Claims against companies can be challenging, so you want to have representation from an experienced Austin truck accident attorney.    If another driver causes a car accident, your claim will likely be focused on an insurance claim with […]

Trent Kelly
August 17, 2020
How Many Accidents are Caused by Semi-Trucks?

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How Many Accidents are Caused by Semi-Trucks?

Trucking Accident Facts and Statistics Of the more than 272 million vehicles registered across the U.S., nearly 2.9 million are commercial tractor-trailers and thousands of people die every year in accidents caused by semi-trucks. Around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in the United States, with about 5,000 per year resulting in death and serious […]

Trent Kelly
February 24, 2020
Common types of Personal Injury Claims

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Common types of Personal Injury Claims

Most of the time you are up and about, minding your own business living your regular day-to-day, but there are times where you can fall into mishaps. Either caused by normal circumstances, or by others.  Most attorneys that you will encounter have specialization in certain areas that allow them to collect specialized knowledge for their […]

Trent Kelly
August 7, 2019
Mayor Announces “Austin Don’t Rush” To Help Ease Traffic

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Mayor Announces “Austin Don’t Rush” To Help Ease Traffic

“Austin Don’t Rush” program. Austin Mayor Steve Adler recently announced a new initiative called “Austin Don’t Rush” to help combat traffic congestion and called for Monday, May 11th to be the first public holiday to kick off this initiative. With a decade-long boom in population growth, transportation in Austin is now at a tipping point […]

Trent Kelly
May 23, 2016
Gravel Truck Plows Through Intersection, Flies Off Overpass

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Gravel Truck Plows Through Intersection, Flies Off Overpass

Recently, a video of a dump truck driving through an Austin intersection and causing an accident involving 4 other vehicles has gone viral. The dash cam video shows the moment when a dump truck, carrying a load of gravel to a location on Jester Boulevard on RM 2222, runs an intersection striking several vehicles, runs […]

Trent Kelly
March 15, 2016
Intermodal Containers in Semi Truck Collisions

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Intermodal Containers in Semi Truck Collisions

The term “Intermodal” refers to using two or more means of transporting large containers of freight. These shipping containers are filled at the beginning of their journey and are unpacked once they reach their final destination. These are the containers you see bolted to rail cars or truck trailers being transported across the country or […]

Trent Kelly
November 30, 2015
Heavier 18 Wheelers Could Be Coming to Texas

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Heavier 18 Wheelers Could Be Coming to Texas

As road fatalities decrease across the country, they continue to increase here in Texas. Texas currently leads the nation in accidents involving large trucks due to the increase in gas drilling throughout the state. Large trucks and commercial vehicles have crowded our roadways and things could be getting worse. Thanks to proposed national legislation, 18 […]

Trent Kelly
October 28, 2015
Autonomous Trucks Cleared To Drive on US Roads

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Autonomous Trucks Cleared To Drive on US Roads

Freightliner’s new line of autonomous trucks, the Inspiration, recently received approval to drive on US highways in Nevada, and the Peterbilt line of driverless diesels will soon join them. The new autonomous trucks are designed to make the roads safer and may be making their way to Texas soon. Safety Considerations Supporters of self-driving vehicles […]

Trent Kelly
September 28, 2015
The Different Types of Truck Accidents

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The Different Types of Truck Accidents

Truck accidents occur often on highways and hazardous roads. It is hard to predict a collision, so it is important to know and be aware of your surroundings, especially where there are often large trucks on the roads. Factors of Truck Accidents Factors like the weather and the time of the day may increase the chances […]

Trent Kelly
June 29, 2015
Fatal Truck Accidents on the Rise in Texas

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Fatal Truck Accidents on the Rise in Texas

In an era where there are so many semi trucks, tractor-trailers and big rigs plying the highways of Texas, accidents involving them are becoming quite common. Sometimes the accident is caused by the truck driver’s active negligence while at other times it is due to lack of care by the trucking company (or passive negligence). […]

Trent Kelly
May 15, 2015

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