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Semi-truck driver cited for speed in Storey County crash

When traffic is heavy and congested, it is more important than ever that drivers pay attention to their surroundings on the road. Traffic can make a normally safe stretch of road dangerous with the addition of many drivers in a small stretch of area. Those obeying traffic regulations and safety precautions can fall victim to accidents with drivers who aren't as cautious. Such an accident occurred on Nevada's I-80, and it led to a multi-vehicle crash that included a semi-truck.

Truck accidents in Nevada more complicated to prosecute

Have you been injured in a motor vehicle accident involving a truck like an 18-wheeler? You may have access to monetary compensation based on your injuries and accident-related expenses. Injuries inflicted due to accidents with semi-trucks are often more serious than those suffered in regular motor vehicle accidents. It is important to assess your injuries to determine if compensation should be sought.

Man killed after collision between semi and pickup

When driving at night, it is crucial for drivers to pay extra attention to their vehicle and other vehicles around them. Accidents happen in the blink of an eye and at night it can be more difficult to see one coming. Such was the case for a Clark County man last week. He was at the wrong place, at the wrong time, when his car was sandwiched in a multi-vehicle truck accident that claimed his life.

Three injured near Reno when paint truck slams into SUV

After a simple car accident, the law of personal injury in Nevada is straightforward: When a negligent driver causes an accident that hurts another person, the negligent party is liable for damages to the injured. However, many accidents are far from simple, and oftentimes the law can be anything but straightforward.

Seven hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash near Reno

Nearly all types of traffic accidents on Nevada roadways have the capacity to cause serious injuries, but accidents involving large commercial vehicles have the capacity to cause greater harm to more people than do other crashes on the road. The simple fact is that 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks are bigger and heavier than other vehicles, and therefore when they hit something, they hit it with more force.

Family sues FedEx for $100 million over fatal truck-bus crash

Many Reno residents were horrified recently by news reports about a fiery crash between a FedEx truck and a chartered bus full of high school students. Ten people died in the accident, five of them young students on their way to a college visit at Humboldt State University in California.

Cattle truck collides with station wagon on Nevada road

A loaded semitrailer truck can weigh 25 times more than an average passenger car. That simple fact explains why truck accidents are among the most deadly accidents on Nevada roads. Any collision between a big-rig truck and a smaller vehicle can lead to catastrophic injuries for the people in the smaller vehicle.

Four vehicles involved in fatal Nevada truck accident

Some of the most serious accident on Nevada roadways involve large commercial trucks. Because 18-wheelers and other large trucks are so much bigger and heavier than passenger cars, any collision between the two can easily lead to catastrophic injury and death for the occupants of the smaller vehicle.

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