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Sach D. Oliver

Arkansas Big Truck Statistics

I wrote last week about why truck driver training is so important. In summary, I wrote that training is so important because 18-wheelers are just so different from the vehicles that you and I drive…

Sach D. Oliver

Why Training 18-Wheeler Drivers is So Important

A career driving a truck has great appeal to many people. Truck drivers are a central part of the American economy and transport goods from coast-to-coast. However, this is not a job for the…

Sach D. Oliver

Gambling on the Road – 18 Wheelers

One in five chances in the lottery would not be so bad. Would you take the same chances on the road? Chances on what? A recent study (June 2009) conducted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance…

Frank Bailey

Truck Accidents; Are Truck Drivers The Cause

Truck drivers, involved in truck wrecks are ten times more likely to be the cause of the wreck than other factors, such as weather, road conditions, and vehicle performance according to a study…

Frank Bailey

Trucking Accidents and Safety Standards

We know that almost 5,000 people are killed each year in big truck wrecks. In this part of Arkansas we have even more big truck wrecks due to the growth of our area and the nature of local…

Sach D. Oliver

R.H. Sheppard Company M100 Power Steering Gears and Trucking Accidents

This past week we were in Mountain Home, AR with trucking experts doing an inspection on an 18 Wheeler. The 18 Wheeler was at the center of attention that day because it crossed the center line and…

Frank Bailey

Trucking Accidents and Driver Fatigue

When a truck driver gets tired the driver should stop driving. Driver fatigue is a major factor in tractor-trailer accidents. The U.S. Department of Transportation Safety limits the number of hours…

Ryan Scott

18-Wheeler Collides with Church Van in Oklahoma

A van packed with five members fo the Marshallow United Church of Christ of Sprindale, Arkansas was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler, killing 2 of the passengers. According to reports from the Oklahoma…

Frank Bailey

Tractor-trailer Rig Causes Death

Not a day passes we don’t hear of an innocent person killed by someone’s negligence. Just yesterday a Harrison woman was killed when the rear axle of a tractor-trailer came off, crossed the center…

Sach D. Oliver

Post-Suit Investigation/Discovery In 18 Wheeler Trucking Case

There are several simple steps an attorney must take to investigate your case after the lawsuit has been filed. Once all of the information has been gathered prior to filing the suit, you should continue the investigation through discovery, after filing suit. Some information you might have wanted in the pre-suit investigation may not be readily available to you without the benefit of subpoena powers, or discovery rules. Read further to learn how our firm investigates a trucking accident.