Semi Truck Accidents


What is an underride accident?

Noble McIntyre on March 29, 2016

An underride accident is when a passenger vehicle crashes into the rear or a tractor-trailer, and the result is often fatal. Although tractor-trailers are required to be equipped with underride guards, these often fail, even in low-speed crashes. When a passenger vehicle crashes into the rear of a tractor-trailer, the upper part of the passenger […]


Oklahoma Trucking Accidents Affect Everyone

Noble McIntyre on August 18, 2015

You could be one of the lucky ones who has never been in an Oklahoma trucking accident, but there is a chance that one could affect you at some time in your life. Even if you’ve never driven a truck (or never plan to), an accident can injure anyone – a trucker, another motorist, a […]


Trucking Accidents: Why do they Happen and Who is Responsible?

Noble McIntyre on January 13, 2015

We’ve talked a lot about the dangers associated with all kinds of traffic accidents—everything from Driving Under the Influence (DUI), distracted driving, teens driving and winter driving to trucking.


The Life of a Truck Driver

Jeremy Thurman on February 21, 2012

The dangerous effects of driving while tired are well documented. This especially becomes a problem for truck drivers who spend many hours every day on the road. Our truck accident attorneys have helped many clients who were injured, or whose loved ones were killed by crashes with semi trucks. It’s rare for someone to survive […]


Truck Accidents May be Reduced by New Rule

Noble McIntyre on February 3, 2012

Our Oklahoma City truck accident attorneys see many different reasons why truck accidents occur. Distracted driving, bad weather, and inexperienced drivers are just some of the factors that can possibly attribute to a trucking accident. One factor that has received a great deal of debate recently is driver fatigue and the driver hours-of-service rule. In […]


Semi Truck Accident in Tulsa

Jeremy Thurman on January 10, 2012

Tulsa is starting the year off with a semi truck accident. A semi trailer truck hit a bus traveling eastbound on Interstate 44 on the morning of January 9, 2012. Fortunately, no one was killed, but a 69-year-old woman was transported to the hospital in serious condition, while a 49-year-old man was treated at the […]


Distracted Driving to be Reduced by New Mobile Phone Rules

Jeremy Thurman on December 8, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently passed amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR’s) and the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) in an effort to improve safety on our nation’s highways. The goal of these new regulations is to reduce the number of accidents […]


Truck Crash Kills Two Oklahoma Deputies

Jeremy Thurman on October 18, 2011

Car accidents are terrible events and sometimes horrible tragedies. But semi truck accidents can be particularly devastating because of the extent of damages and the higher likelihood of injuries or death to those involved. Oklahoma trucking accidents have caused hundreds of deaths. When a car hits a large truck that weighs more than 10,000 pounds, […]


Practical Tips for Avoiding Oklahoma Trucking Accidents

Jeremy Thurman on February 17, 2011

Sometimes as attorneys we tend to focus on the after effects of an accident rather than accident prevention.  I’ve always believed that if one doesn’t learn from history then they are doomed to repeat.  That saying is even more applicable as it concerns highway safety.  Any person with a driver’s license has encountered commercial carriers, […]


How Oklahoma Drivers Can Avoid Semi-Truck Accidents

Jeremy Thurman on December 3, 2010

Stop lights and yield signs are placed near the roadway for a reason. In fact they are specifically discussed in Oklahoma Statute 47 and commonly referred to as “Rules of the Road.” Oklahoma states “[w]hether a stop sign or yield sign is present, visible or not, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way […]


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