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Truck Snow Driving - Michigan - Christensen Law

Large trucks can be dangerous neighbors on the road on a sunny day. Add snow, ice, and other winter conditions, and the potential for a serious accident jumps 34 percent, according to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. Truckers already have several challenges to contend with due to the…

Technology and Coaching May Improve Truck Driver Safety - Christensen Law - Michigan Truck Accident Lawyer

Trucking companies are finding that new monitoring devices, coupled with enhanced coaching, are improving the safety records of their truck drivers. Researchers from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and other firms have been helping trucking companies make sense of the data and use the findings to improve driver safety. Companies…

Being involved in a collision with a semi-truck is a scary event. These types of accidents are generally worse than other types due to the size discrepancy between your vehicle and an 18-wheeler. Once you’ve been in an accident, you will likely have serious if not catastrophic injuries, as well as a pile…

Many people are concerned about the sharp increase in car crashes seen in recent years: Traffic fatalities rose a shocking 14 percent from 2014 to 2016, reaching their highest total in nearly a decade, and they are expected to improve only slightly in 2017 when all the numbers are in. Michigan was no…

It felt like déjà vu last week when a semi-truck crashed in the westbound lanes of I-696 in Southfield and shut down the highway. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 23, leaving debris on both sides of the median and causing diversions onto local roads that tangled up late…

A September crash into an overpass across Interstate 96 left thousands of drivers scrambling to use alternate routes as the highway was temporarily shut down and part of the roadway was closed indefinitely until repairs can made. The crash took place during the evening rush on Wednesday the 27th. An eastbound semi-truck…

A tanker explosion shook nearby houses and scorched over 100 feet of I-75 recently, causing the freeway to close for the weekend as construction workers scrambled to make repairs. The fatal accident was the fourth time this year that a tanker-truck fire has closed a highway. At 3:20 a.m. on…

A massive explosion on I-94 near the Southfield Freeway in Dearborn on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, shut the freeway down for days and caused significant damage to the roadway and nearby sewers. The highway has now reopened, but the repairs aren’t done yet. At 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11,…