Category: Trucking Collisions
Tips for Sharing the Road With Semi Trucks
Semi-trucks are incredibly large. Information from the Federal Highway Administration indicates that these vehicles can reach lengths of up to 75 feet and weigh 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. When you are operating a smaller vehicle, particularly on the highways or freeways, you will inevitably share the road with a larger semi-truck. There are various… read more
Who is at Fault in a Rental Truck Injury?
Rental trucks are everywhere, and they provide a wide range of services for individuals. In general, individuals rent trucks to help move various types of cargo from place to place. However, what happens when an accident involving a rental truck occurs? Who will be held liable for the collision? Here, we want to discuss liability… read more
What is an Underride Truck Accident?
Accidents involving large commercial trucks are often severe. In general, the severity of these accidents revolves around the size and weight discrepancy between the larger trucks and smaller passenger vehicles on the roadway. However, underride accidents are particularly devastating. These incidents occur when the smaller passenger car rides under the larger commercial truck, which often… read more
Car, Motorcycle & Trucking Accidents
Car, Motorcycle, and Trucking Accidents A car accident can happen in a matter of seconds, but an injury from a car accident can last a lifetime. At the Branch Law Firm, our Albuquerque car accident lawyers understand the needs of people who suffer from injuries. We know the difficulty of dealing with a loss and… read more
Trucks, trucks, and more trucks.
If you are a repeat commuter of the big-eye, also known as Interstate 40 and Interstate 25, then you know that the highway is filled with big rigs. Semi-trucks are large and take up a big portion of the road. Even if you drive carefully a collision may occur and often do because of the… read more
New Mexico Man Killed In Colorado/New Mexico Border Truck Accident
News reports indicate that a New Mexico man was killed in an 18-wheeler crash near the border of Colorado/New Mexico. According to reports, Ruben Gomez was traveling northbound on U.S. 550, just past the New Mexico-Colorado state line when his tanker truck veered off the road. Gomez attempted to correct and steer the big rig… read more