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Why Do Trucks Require Considerably More Stopping Distance Than Cars?

By |2018-01-16T20:11:19+00:00January 16th, 2018|Accidents|

Because of their sheer size, trucks are much harder to maneuver in traffic than passenger vehicles. If commercial drivers are transporting a full cargo load, they must also take into account their tractor-trailer’s weight when making judgment calls in traffic. […]

What Is a Driver’s Daily Log?

By |2018-01-04T21:41:38+00:00January 4th, 2018|Accidents|

Trucking is a fairly demanding job, but unlike other taxing positions, commercial drivers who fail to prioritize their health are not only putting themselves at risk but also everyone on the road around them. For example, truckers who do not get adequate sleep before getting behind the wheel are at risk of causing a devastating [...]

4 Surprising Statistics Regarding Truck Rollover Accidents

By |2017-12-28T21:32:45+00:00December 28th, 2017|Accidents|

When a vehicle rolls over, the resulting damage can be catastrophic, especially if that vehicle is a large truck. Commercial drivers need to avoid rollover accidents at all costs because when they occur, they put not only the trucker at risk of serious injury and death but also everyone in the vicinity. […]

3 Defenses Motor Carriers and Insurance Adjusters Use in Truck Accident Cases

By |2017-12-20T19:18:20+00:00December 20th, 2017|Accidents|

If you sustained serious injuries in a truck accident in Texas, you are not alone. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Texas had the most trucks involved in fatal collisions in 2014, and accidents that cause debilitating injuries remain common across the state. […]

Rear-End Collision Involving 18-Wheeler, Tow Truck Kills 1, Injures 2

By |2017-12-06T22:33:11+00:00December 6th, 2017|Accidents|

According to KSAT12, a collision between an 18-wheeler and a tow truck in San Antonio resulted in one fatality. Police determined that the accident happened at around 9:15 p.m. on a Wednesday late last month. […]

Collision Between SUV and Tow Truck Kills 1 and Injures 3

By |2017-11-28T20:10:06+00:00November 28th, 2017|Accidents|

According to NBCDFW, a collision involving an SUV and a tow truck resulted in one fatality and seriously injured three others. Deputies from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office reported to the scene of the crash, which occurred on Interstate 35E between Regal Row and Harry Hines Boulevard at around 1:30 a.m. on a Tuesday earlier [...]

How Can Truckers Prevent Rollover Accidents?

By |2017-11-20T20:51:55+00:00November 20th, 2017|Accidents|

When trucks roll over on the highway, the resulting damage is usually devastating. Not only is the trucker likely to sustain life-threatening injuries, but all the vehicles in the vicinity are also at risk of colliding with the truck itself or any scattered debris. […]

What Is a Record of Duty Status?

By |2017-08-30T19:14:41+00:00August 30th, 2017|Accidents|

Collisions between semi trucks and passenger vehicles often result in serious injuries for the occupants of the passenger vehicle because of the weight and size disparities between the two. Since these accidents are typically devastating and often deadly, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enforces strict trucking regulations designed to reduce the risk of [...]

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