Truck Accidents and the Commercial Driver Shortage

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Homepage Featured, Lawsuits, Personal Injury | Comments Off

Truck Accidents and the Commercial Driver Shortage

A new commercial driver safety report indicates transportation companies are processing more applicants than ever to contend with a driver shortage. In fact, the number of driver verifications tripled in the first half of 2012 over the prior year. The American Trucking Association claims the driver shortage the industry is now experiencing — about 20,000 to 25,000 — could jump to as high as 239,000 in just 10 years. Ironically, the driver shortage may be a result of increased regulation at the federal and state...

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Truck Accidents: The Unique Circumstances of Going Up Against a $255 Billion Dollar Industry

Posted by on May 1, 2011 in Personal Injury | 0 comments

Truck Accidents: The Unique Circumstances of Going Up Against a $255 Billion Dollar Industry

In the United States, trucking is a $255.5 billion industry. While trucking accidents are the fault of the truck driver less than 20% of all motor vehicle accidents, the incidents tend to be more severe. One person is killed or injured in a trucking accident every 16 minutes in the U.S. Large trucking companies will use all available resources to deny or minimize liability. They will hire their own experts to start building a case that shows minimal responsibility right away. That is why it is imperative that you...

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