I REAR ENDED A DISABLED TRUCK WITHOUT ITS FLASHERS ON: WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS?

New Mexico Big Rig Wrecks With a Disabled Truck May be the Fault of the Truck Driver Under FMCSA Violations If we rear end a parked or disabled vehicle, we know that most of the time it will be our fault. It can even be embarrassing, especially if we rear end the vehicle and…

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TRUCKING COMPANIES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR EMPLOYEES

Federal Trucking Regulations Place Certain Obligations on Trucking Companies to be Responsible for their Employees Trucking is a massive industry, going literally coast-to-coast through the United States. Trucking in New Mexico is also a very large business, particularly on interstates I-10, I-25, and I-40. Many large trucking companies work just west in Ontario, California…

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TRES PIEDRAS TRUCKING ACCIDENT KILLS ONE: NEW MEXICO POLICE INVESTIGATING

Fatality in New Mexico Trucking Accident on US 285: New Mexico Trucking Accident Attorney Explains Local news and police are reporting a fatal tres piedras trucking accident. This was a two vehicle crash occurred on November 17, 2017, in Tres Piedras, New Mexico. The trucking crash occurred on US 285 when a pickup truck crossed…

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New Mexico Trucking Wrecks Caused by Distracted Driving: Eating, Radio, GPS

Eating, Playing With the Radio, and Using a GPS While Driving a Large Commercial Truck Can Result in Deadly New Mexico Trucking Crashes According to statistics, annually distracted driving kills approximately 3,500 people and injures almost 400,000.  When we think of distracted driving, we usually think of cell phones. And for good reason, because…

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Labor Day Motor Vehicle Accidents: Things to be Aware Of

New Mexico Car Accidents Increase on Labor Day: Here is Why Happy and safe Labor Day to all.  According to the Department of Labor, Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 and “is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.”  In modern times…

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Interstate 40 Trucking Crashes: Statistics, Injuries, and Liability

Understanding New Mexico Trucking Crashes: Evaluating Interstate 40 Interstate 40 is one of New Mexico’s busiest highway and intestates.  In fact, it is one of the United States’ busiest interstates as well.  It is the third longest interstate in the United States which runs through some of the largest cities in the country, including…

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Fatal RV Crash in New Mexico Kills Four on I-40

Fatal RV Crash on I-40 Involving Three Vehicles Including an RV Caused by a Tire Blowout Like large commercial trucks, recreational vehicles or RVs are very large, heavy, and generate significant moment.  This is particularly true on interstates like I-40, I-25, and I-10.  Police are reporting that four people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident about eight…

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What are my Rights as a Passenger in a New Mexico Motor Vehicle Crash

Passengers Have Different Rights and Liability Than Drivers in New Mexico Motor Vehicle Crashes: New Mexico Personal Injury Attorney Explains Any type of motor vehicle crash can result in multiple victims being injured or killed by negligent acts or omissions of a driver. However, all drivers could have come fault in the accident—even if…

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Pedestrian Killed by Drugged Driver in Roswell: New Mexico Personal Injury Attorney Explains

Drugged Driver Strikes and Kills Woman Walking on US 380 Outside Roswell, New Mexico New outlets are reporting that a pedestrian who was walking along US Highway 380 in Lincoln, New Mexico was struck and killed by a drugged driver on July 12, 2017.  Beverly Bradburry Cline of Kilgore, Texas was walking in the shoulder…

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Scary NM Trucking Accident: Driver Falls Asleep While Hauling Radioactive Material

New Mexico Truck Driver Falls Asleep While Driving on I-40: Cargo is Radioactive Material—What Happens if Someone Was Hurt? It’s a nightmare scenario that was luckily avoided.  News outlets are reporting that a truck driver on Interstate 40 feel asleep while driving.  He was driving a large commercial truck which left the roadway and…

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