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Compensation after a semitruck crash involves finding the cause

Being struck by a semitruck is a particularly troubling situation that can lead to significant changes in your life. In some crashes, innocent victims are left trying to learn how to live life with a disability. The impact of the semitruck on your vehicle might lead to you suffering from a brain injury. This might be a minor issue, such as a minor concussion. It can also be a much larger issue if you have global brain damage.

Semi trucks require room to stop and maneuver

When you drive on the roadways in New Mexico, you have to be aware of what other drivers on the roads are doing. This is especially true if you are driving around semi trucks. These large vehicles have special considerations that you must think about when you drive because an accident with a big rig can easily devastate your life.

An overview of the "no-zones" around a semi-truck, Part 1

All motor vehicles have, to some degree, "no-zones" (or blind-spots for passenger vehicles). These no-zones are responsible for a substantial portion of traffic collisions, including injuries and fatalities. No-zones are even more dangerous around semi-trucks because of their sheer size and speeds at which many accidents occur (i.e. on the highway). This post will go over how to identify two of the no-zones.

Teens vs. trucks: not a fair fight

With the number of large truck and car accidents seemingly on the rise these days, parents are more nervous than ever about handing car keys to their teens. Teens tend to have older, smaller cars and will be sharing the road with large commercial trucks. Yet there are plenty of good reasons for teens to drive-they need to get to school, sports or work. They might be helping do some of the family errands, too.

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