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Posted By DAM Firm | April 5 2023 | Truck Accidents

California Trucking Laws & Regulations

Operating a commercial truck in California can be tough, particularly when navigating both state and federal regulations. However, there are some basic trucking laws in California that you absolutely should know about and that we want to outline here. California Truck Rules and Regulations It is important to keep in mind that most California laws…

Posted By DAM Firm | February 16 2022 | Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

5 Tips for Driving Safely Around Commercial Trucks

Driving around larger trucks on the roadway can be intimidating. Some people downright avoid operating close to these larger vehicles. However, it is possible to safely operate around commercial trucks, but drivers must proceed with caution. Here, we want to discuss five tips that you can follow to ensure that you operate safely around commercial…

Posted By DAM Firm | September 28 2021 | Truck Accidents

What is a Truck’s Black Box and How Can It Be Used as Evidence?

When most people think of a “black box” after an accident, they think of airplane accidents. However, large commercial trucks also have a type of black box that will be crucial in the event a collision occurs. Any person injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or…

Posted By DAM Firm | September 25 2021 | Truck Accidents

What is a Truck Driver’s Logbook, And How it Can Help Your Case?

Accidents involving large commercial trucks often result in severe injuries and extensive property damage, particularly for those operating in traditional passenger vehicles involved in the crash. If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage as a result of an accident caused by a truck driver or trucking company, you…

Posted By DAM Firm | September 20 2021 | Truck Accidents

Why a Spoliation Letter Matters in Your Truck Accident Case

Accidents involving large commercial trucks can become immensely complicated, particularly when victims are with trying to recover compensation for their losses. It is crucial to conduct an investigation into all parties involved in order to properly determine liability. A letter of spoliation will be sent by attorneys for truck crash victims almost immediately after a…

Posted By DAM Firm | September 15 2021 | Truck Accidents

Truck Driver Fatigue and How It Can Affect Your Case

Commercial truck drivers have to follow very strict guidelines set forth by federal and state regulators. One of the most important regulations involves the hours of service. Truck drivers are limited when it comes to how many hours they can operate their vehicles each day and throughout each workweek. We want to discuss why hours…

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