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Oversize and Overweight Vehicles Must Follow Numerous Specific Rules for Safety

Truck size limitations in the United States are generally specified in federal regulations, especially for trucks operating in the “federal system,” e.g., on interstate highways. Additional or separate limitations may be put in place by the individual states. Continue reading ›

Elk Grove Garbage Truck Accident Kills Toyota Driver

Elk Grove Garbage Truck Accident Kills Toyota Driver

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove garbage truck accident lawyer. A fatal collision near Elk Grove between a motor vehicle and garbage truck occurred on Tuesday, June 12, resulting in the death of one woman and trapping a man inside the vehicle. Crews trained to handle hazardous materials were sent to the site because of diesel fuel spilling from the truck, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

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Side Underride Accident in Stockton

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton truck accident lawyer. A collision between a passenger sedan and a semi on 99 Frontage Road led to serious injury on Friday, September 22. The accident remains under investigation at the time of this report.

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Big Rig Accident Near Vacaville Closes Interstate

I’m Ed Smith, a Vacaville truck accident lawyer. A collision near Vacaville between a big rig and two motor vehicles on August 28 resulted in lane closures in both directions. My best wishes and prayers go with those involved in the crash that any injuries were slight.

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Rice Hauling Semi in Truck Accident on I-80

I’m Ed Smith, an Antioch truck accident lawyer. Traffic along Interstate 80 in Richmond heading westbound was stalled in two lanes on August 23 following a collision between a semitruck and motor vehicle. According to a representative of the California Highway Patrol, no injuries were reported, although a Sig-Alert was issued by the California Department of Transportation following the crash.

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Tractor Trailer Accident Closes I-580

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton truck accident lawyer. A tractor trailer that overturned on Interstate 580 on August 24 caused a Sig-Alert to be issued and the closure of the highway following a spill of over 20 tons of glass. Fortunately, the driver of the truck was uninjured in the crash.

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