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Common Causes of Semi Truck Accidents in Illinois

common causes of semi truck accidents in illinois

Some of the most dangerous accidents on the road today are caused by large commercial trucks. Every year, many people are killed in semi truck accidents and even more are seriously injured. It can be important to know common types of trucking accidents as you share the road with these large vehicles, but it can be just as crucial to know what usually causes these accidents. Whether you are a commercial truck driver, or you drive a typical passenger car, this blog is for you. Federal & Illinois State Law Large truck drivers have an increased responsibility to drive safely just due...

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How Trucking Accidents Differ from Auto Accidents

how trucking accidents differ from auto accidents in chicago

Many roads lead to Chicago, and most of them are dangerous. You can easily find yourself a party in an accident. Of course, not all vehicle collisions are the same. If your vehicle is struck by a car, even a larger sedan, you are less likely to suffer serious injury than if you are hit by a commercial truck. Commercial truck drivers and their passengers are sometimes gravely injured and even killed - they numbered 683 in 2017. However, many more people in passenger vehicles die as a result of these collisions. In 2017, that number hit 2797. Navigating the aftermath...

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