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Big rig accidents in Phoenix are becoming an increasingly common occurrence. As the city continues to grow and the number of trucks on the roads increases, so do the accident statistics involving trucks. These accidents can be incredibly dangerous and devastating, as they can involve multiple vehicles, severe damage, and even tragic fatalities.
The causes of these accidents vary, but some of the most common include driver fatigue, distracted driving, dangerous weather, and faulty equipment. Unfortunately, the victims of big rig accidents are often left with costly medical bills and property damage. As a result, it is important for drivers
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After a car accident, it is important to remember to stay calm and take care of the necessary steps to ensure the safety of yourself and others. Common mistakes after a car accident include not calling the police, not exchanging insurance information with the other party, not taking pictures of the scene of the accident, not seeking medical attention if necessary, and not filing an accident report.
It is important to heed basic advice following an accident, as mitigating mistakes can have serious implications down the line. Many common missteps can be easily avoided with some foresight and caution.
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Distracted driving is a major contributing factor to car accidents, which can lead to increased car insurance rates. Studies have shown that distracted driving is the cause of up to 80% of all car crashes. This can lead to expensive medical bills, excessive property damage, and costly legal proceedings, all of which may be covered by car insurance. As a result, insurance companies often raise rates for drivers with a history of distracted driving.
Analyzing the Consequences of Distracted Driving on Car Insurance Rates
Insurance companies may choose to deny coverage to drivers with a history of distracted driving,
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Semi-truck accidents are a major source of concern in the transportation industry. The sheer size and weight of semi-trucks mean that when they are involved in a crash, the results can be catastrophic to both the truck driver and those in passenger vehicles.
When it comes to road safety and preventing dangerous driving-related incidents, the importance of addressing truck driver fatigue, maintaining vehicles properly, eliminating distractions while driving, and preparing inexperienced drivers cannot be overstated.
Investigating Factors that Contribute to Truck Driver Fatigue-Related Crashes in Arizona
Falling asleep at the wheel is an ever-increasing problem for truck drivers, particularly in
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Pain and suffering laws play a significant role in traffic collision settlements. Pain and suffering is a legal term used to describe the physical and emotional distress caused by an injury, such as a car accident. Pain and suffering compensation Arizona accident victims can expect is a monetary award for the physical and emotional pain caused by the accident.
The compensation amount is typically determined by the severity of the injury, the length of the recovery process, and the amount of economic loss suffered. If a person has suffered severe emotional trauma due to the accident, such as post-traumatic stress
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Alcohol can play a major role in truck accidents.
When a truck driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they are often unable to make sound decisions and their reaction time is decreased. This can lead to them not being able to react quickly enough to changing conditions or hazards on the road, which can lead to an accident.
Furthermore, impaired drivers are more likely to engage in reckless and dangerous behavior such as speeding, weaving in and out of traffic, or tailgating, which can all increase the likelihood of a drunk truck driver accident. Lastly, impaired truck
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Trucking accidents are a serious issue that can result in severe injury or death. With more large truck congestion filling the roads all the time, it’s important to understand what some of the common types of injuries might be in such an accident and what the statistics tell us.
Let’s take a closer look at how trucking accidents can result in injury and what we know about the frequency of these events.
Common Types of Injuries in Trucking Accidents
There are a variety of common truck accident injuries that can result from large truck collisions. Some of the more common
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Semi-truck accidents are a major source of concern in the transportation industry. The sheer size and weight of semi-trucks mean that when they are involved in a crash, the results can be catastrophic to both the truck driver and those in passenger vehicles.
When it comes to road safety and preventing dangerous driving-related incidents, the importance of addressing driver fatigue, maintaining vehicles properly, eliminating distractions while driving, and preparing inexperienced drivers cannot be overstated.
If you have been involved in a collision with a semi-truck, it is important to contact an experienced truck accident attorney who can evaluate your
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After a car accident, you will have to file an insurance claim if you want your damages to be covered by your insurance company. The first thing you will need to do is notify your insurance company that you have been in an accident and that you will be filing a claim. Then, you will need to gather all of the necessary documentation, such as a police report, medical bills, and any other documentation that supports your claim.
Once you have all of the documentation, you will need to fill out a claim form and submit it to your
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Arizona is a state with a high rate of bus accidents. In fact, there were 1,040 bus accidents in Arizona in 2017, which was the second-highest total in the nation. The majority of these accidents (70%) were caused by driver error, and the most common type of driver error was failure to yield the right of way.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration detailed national accident statistics in its report on large truck and bus accidents.
According to the report, here is a summary of specific trends and numbers from the year 2019 in the United States:

  • There were 5,237


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According to a report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the number of people using ride-shares in Phoenix has grown significantly in recent years. In 2016, there were an estimated 2,500 people using ride-shares in the city. This number has grown to an estimated 5,000 people in 2018.
The report attributes this growth to the increasing popularity of ride-sharing apps, such as Uber and Lyft. The convenience and affordability of ride-sharing have made it a popular option for people in Phoenix, especially those who do not own a car or who do not have access to public transportation.
Overall,
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If you drive a leased vehicle in Arizona, you may not be sure what to do if you’re involved in an accident that results in a totaled leased car.
What happens if you total a leased car in Phoenix?
The fact is that if you’re in an accident with a leased car, you may be responsible for some or all the repairs if you don’t respond in time. Unlike buying a car outright, when you lease a car, you essentially rent it for a specified period and are bound by the terms of your lease agreement.
You are typically required
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After a truck accident, it is very important to consult an attorney to help you navigate the claims process and protect your rights. The trucking industry is regulated by federal and state laws, which can be very complex. An experienced truck accident attorney will know how to investigate the accident and build a strong case to get you the compensation you deserve.
Here are some signs that you may need a truck accident lawyer:
You’re Unsure of What to Do
A truck accident can be an emotional and traumatic experience, many times victims can experience shock where they are unsure
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In 2021, there were 13,386 accidents involving trucks in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. In fact, there were even 51 accidents involving fire trucks.
Most of these accidents were caused by human error, such as drivers who were not paying attention, were speeding, or were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Other causes include mechanical problems with the truck and weather conditions.
The majority of truck accidents in Arizona occur on interstate highways, particularly I-40 and I-10. These accidents can cause major traffic delays and often result in injuries or even fatalities.
If you are
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Highway truck accidents are unfortunately quite common in Arizona. In fact, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, there were nearly 1,400 truck accidents on Arizona highways in 2018 alone. Across the US in 2017, there were 116,000 people injured in heavy truck accidents, a 4% increase from 2016.
Truck Accidents: Common Causes & Serious Injuries
There are many factors that can contribute to a highway truck accident, such as driver fatigue, distracted driving, poor weather conditions, and defective truck equipment. However, one of the most common causes of truck accidents is driver error, including speeding, tailgating, making
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DUIs happen far too often in Arizona. In 2016, there were 7,149 DUI arrests in the state. That averages out to almost 20 DUI arrests per day. And those are just the arrests. It’s estimated that for every arrest, there are at least two more people driving under the influence.
There are many contributing factors to the high number of DUI in Arizona, but let’s take a look at the most common. First, the state has a large population of young adults. This age group is more likely to take risks, including drinking and driving.
Additionally, Arizona has a lot
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