How Fast Can Commercial Trucks Safely Travel on Highways?
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | January 29, 2023
Every day, about 13 million commercial trucks zoom past on our highways and interstates. Being next to one of these vehicles can be terrifying, especially if they’re driving fast. Speeding is dangerous for smaller vehicles, […]
Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | September 7, 2022
To operate a commercial motor vehicle in Georgia, you must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sets the standards and rules for obtaining a commercial driver’s license. Obtaining […]
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | April 12, 2022
If you’re driving a car, a collision with a semi-truck can be a nightmare. Semi-trucks are significantly larger than the average vehicle. Colliding with a semi-truck is much more hazardous than getting hit by another […]
How Much Do Semi-Trucks Weigh?
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | March 5, 2021
America is a nation that relies on semi-trucks. With more than 2 million big trucks on our nation’s roads, the trucking industry is responsible for moving more than 70 percent of American freight. This translates […]
What is MCS-90?
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | February 11, 2021
If you’ve never heard of MCS-90 before, you’re not alone. Generally speaking, the people who know about MCS-90 tend to be the ones that work in the commercial trucking industry. If you have been injured […]
How E-commerce Impacts the Trucking Industry
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | September 1, 2020
Is e-commerce going to do away with the trucking industry? For decades, the United States has depended on the trucking industry to transport goods across the nation. Commercial trucks have been an efficient and effective […]
Georgia Paramedic, EMT, Patient Injured in Rig Crash With Dump Truck
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | August 18, 2020
A dump truck and a Glynn County Fire Department ambulance crashed on St. Simons Island on August 5, 2020, in Glynn County. The collision occurred around 9:50 a.m. at the intersection of Demere Road and […]
What Not to Do After an Atlanta Truck Accident
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | October 12, 2018
Truck accidents in the Atlanta area can cause serious injuries or fatalities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 155 truck crash fatalities in 2014 and 182 in 2015. Nationally, in 2015, […]
Does Your Teen Know How to Stay Safe around Trucks?
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | June 27, 2018
The time has come – your teenager has passed their driving test and has their license – at least their intermediate license. While intermediate licenses in Georgia do have many restrictions to keep novice drivers […]
The Aftermath of a Big Rig Crash
Stephen Hasner | Truck Accidents | June 14, 2018
An accident involving an eighteen-wheeler can be terrifying. The trauma of the accident may continue for a long time afterwards. Accident victims often feel overwhelmed in the weeks and months after a traumatic accident and […]