Articles Tagged with Sacramento Trucking Accident Attorney

Injury Reported in Two-Vehicle Crash on I-5 Southbound

A two-vehicle crash occurred in Sacramento on June 1 that sent one person to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center with injuries. The crash happened along southbound Interstate 5 just north of the J Street off-ramp around 9:24 a.m., involving a Penske box truck and an SUV. The SUV was found blocking the middle lane by California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers. 

Truck Driver Sleep Schedule Restrictions 

Over the past decade, regulations involving truck driver sleep schedules have been in flux as drivers pushed for heightened restrictions and the trucking industry pushed for a more lax standard. Sleep schedule regulations focus mainly on how long a truck driver can be behind the wheel before he is required to rest.

El Niño Threatens Sacramento Area Drivers

At the moment, the state of California is in the middle of a three-year-long drought that has wrought havoc on local farmers. The Sacramento region, known for being one of the sunniest and driest regions in California, has recently seen record low rainfalls. In 2014, Sacramento saw only 10.35 inches of rain, a 51% decrease in usual rainfall totals.

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Sacramento Truck Accident at Sutterville Road – Highway 5

On Monday, December 21, 2015, during the early morning hours, a big rig crashed while on northbound Highway 5. According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash was just south of Sutterville Road in Sacramento. The truck was heading southbound when its driver lost control and crashed through the concrete center divide. This sounds very much like a recent Federal Express Trucking accident along this same stretch of highway…

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Flatbed truck crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Trucking Accident Attorney. Flatbed trucks are large vehicles used mainly for commercial reasons. Flatbed trucks have a minimum gross weight of about 10,000 pounds. This is less the weight of any cargo or passengers.

Commercial Truck Interior Video Systems
Sacramento Trucking Accident Attorney Discusses Commercial Truck Interior Video Systems:

Ed Smith is a top-rated Sacramento Trucking Accident Attorney. Ed is familiar with the devastating consequences of large commercial trucking accidents. He is painfully aware of the life-changing injuries that result when a truck collides with a car. Victims hit by trucks usually fair far worse than their car versus car counterparts. Sadly, trucking accidents are usually more catastrophic and deadly. The reason for this is due to the sheer size and weight (roughly 10,000 – 80,000 pounds) of the commercial truck. In this article we will explore the benefit of commercial truck interior video systems.

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