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Omaha Trucking Accidents - Driver Shortage Creates Risk

The nationwide trucker shortage is increasing the risks of trucking accidents in Omaha due to the influx of inexperienced drivers. USA Today recently reported the trucker shortage is causing freight companies to offer bonuses of up to $8,000 as well as other incentives aimed at luring and retaining experienced commercial drivers. The American Trucking Association...

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What Omaha Drivers Need To Know About Black Ice

Icy roads are a common hazard for drivers braving cold Omaha winters. Black ice is an especially dangerous condition during the winter months. By learning more about this hazard, drivers can reduce their likelihood of being injured in an accident on black ice. When accidents do occur, it is important to seek legal advice. An...

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New Truck Safety Features Can Prevent Omaha Truck Accidents

The emergence of self-driving cars and other automated driving features has raised important questions about vehicle safety in America. Strong evidence suggests new safety technology has the potential to significantly slash the number of truck accidents that occur annually. While trucking companies do not have a legal obligation to install all the latest, cutting edge...

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Speeding a Major Factor in Omaha Car Accident Fatalities

It may appear as though the roads of America are getting safer. After the economic crash of 2008, fewer vehicles were on the road, and traffic fatalities experienced a corresponding drop. The Washington Post reports that United State traffic fatalities hit an all-time low in 2011. Yet these facts ignore the reality that over 18,000 people...

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New Study Identifies Most and Least Safest Vehicles on the Road in Omaha

Every year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and National Highway Safety Administration publish statistics on the fatality rates of vehicles in America. These statistics offer insight into the safest and least safe vehicles on the roads. After any auto accident, injury victims have legal rights which must be protected. Omaha residents trust the experienced car...

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Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise Nationwide

Omaha pedestrian accident attorney discusses disturbing trend Pedestrian fatalities nationwide increased sharply last year to nearly 6,000 fatalities, a 26-year record high, according to statistics recently released by the federal government. And while there were fewer pedestrian fatalities last year in Nebraska, the five-year average for the state has increased 86 percent compared to the...

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