Drivers Must Share the Roads with Food Trucks

August 27, 2018

The casual observer probably would never believe the claim that Denver is the second most food-truck-friendly city in the nation. There’s so many other sunny states that would surely out-number our states for food truck havens – states such as Florida, Texas, Arizona, and California come to mind. But, that’s…
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Parking System Aims to Reduce Truck Driver Fatigue

June 21, 2018

There’s no denying that trucking means big business for America. In fact, the American Trucking Association recently reported that the trucking industry is responsible for $700 billion in annual revenue alone. Along with that big picture is the danger that lurks behind the all-too-often hidden secret of fatigued truck drivers,…
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Can Self-Driving Trucks Be Trusted?

May 11, 2018

Probably the biggest self-driving vehicle promotional event to happen yet, occurred when Uber Technologies Inc. and Anheuser-Bush InBev NV loaded up a semi-truck full of beer and drove it autonomously south down Interstate 25 in to a delivery destination. For safe measure, the event and sponsors had a police cruiser…
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Who’s at Fault When Trucks Cause Accidents?

November 27, 2017

It’s wintertime and you’ve parked downhill from a group of semi-trucks. “No problem,” you tell yourself. “They’re the safest drivers on the roads. Nothing can happen to my car.” But, then you walk off to do some errands and return only to find one of the trucks had rolled downhill…
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5 Myths About Modern Day Truck Drivers

October 10, 2017

It’s easy to have preconceived notions about truckers, because a lot of us were brought up watching “Smokey and the Bandit” movies, and even recall C.W. McCall’s song “Convoy,” which was also a movie by the same title. That image a lot of us have from the 70s and 80s…
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Winter Driving Safety Tips: Sharing the Road with Truckers

October 10, 2017

Every year Colorado’s population grows and grows with outdoor enthusiasts, and those yearning to live in a state with scenic mountains and majestic natural settings. But, with this growing population-base come many low-landers, who have never lived or drove in a winter wonderland. So, it’s no surprise then, when tens…
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How to Prove Fault for a Truck Accident: 7 Forms of Evidence that Can Bolster Victims’ Claims

March 24, 2017

Establishing liability for a truck wreck can be complicated and challenging, especially when: Victims may be dealing with serious physical injuries. Trucking companies, vehicle equipment manufacturers or other parties not at the scene may have contributed to the crash. Despite these challenges, however, a variety of evidence can be used…
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Is a Trucking Company Liable for My Truck Accident?

February 23, 2017

Whether a truck company is liable for a trucking wreck will depend on the exact causes of the crash. While a lawyer at McLaughlin Law Firm, P.C. can go over the facts of your case and provide you  with a precise answer regarding liability (and all of the at-fault parties),…
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What to Do after a Truck Accident: 10 Ways to Protect Yourself & Your Rights

January 25, 2017

A truck wreck can happen suddenly, disrupting your life and possibly causing significant injuries and losses. If you know what to do immediately after a truck crash occurs, though, you can start to take the right steps towards recovery (while avoiding mistakes that could undermine your rights and claim). What…
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New Bus Regulation to Require Structural Improvements, More “Survival” Space

August 29, 2014

By the end of 2014, all new large passenger vehicles – including buses and motorcoaches – may be required to have some specific design features that would improve the protections for passengers in the event of rollovers or other serious traffic accidents. In fact, on July 30, officials at the…
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