Truck Accident

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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,…

Over last few weeks, the snow has hit Michigan pretty hard. And where there is snow there are snow plows. Is there anything you can do when a snow plow hits your car? Coverage on Parked Cars If your car gets hit while no one’s in it you won’t have…

Car accidents can cause traffic back ups, hurt passengers, and cause property damage. But when the vehicle involved in the crash is a dump truck, a crash can cause chaos. On December 19, 2014, Dixie Highway closed for about three hours while police responded to and cleaned up a complicated dump truck…

Truck Snow Driving - Michigan - Christensen Law

Winter roads pose risks for every vehicle, but semi-truck drivers face challenges that most drivers would not even think of. Here are 7 trucker trips for winter driving. 1. Use Your Lights In inclement weather, turn on your headlights so other drivers can see you. Make sure all your lights work before…