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Truck Accident Statistics Show Truckers Responsible for Less Fatalities than You Might Think

February 14, 2014

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When most of us think about common causes of truck accident fatalities in the United States, we’re likely to focus on things like overworked truckers spending too much time behind the wheel and truck driver errors. However, truck accident statistics show that truck drivers are actually only at fault for a fairly low percentage of […]

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The Link Between Truck Driver Fatigue & Commercial Trucking Accidents

December 4, 2013

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Most truck drivers are under considerable pressure to arrive at their destination as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, some drivers choose to stay at the wheel for far too many hours in order to reach their destination on time. Without proper rest, drivers pose a significant safety risk to the public due to the role truck […]

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How Truck Accident Investigations Commonly Work

October 4, 2013

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Commercial truck drivers are required to abide by a complex set of rules and regulations which include commercial vehicle rules as well as everyday roadway regulations. In order to build a potentially successful claim against a trucking company or truck driver, personal injury attorneys often need to rely upon a truck accident investigation. The following […]

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Protecting Your Rights in the Aftermath of a Commercial Truck Accident

September 23, 2013

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No one wants to be in a traffic incident, and that includes crashes involving commercial trucks. However, knowing how to respond properly in the event of an accident is crucial to ensuring your safety and protecting your rights. Having a list of information that should be gathered to protect an individual’s rights will help avoid […]

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Roadcheck 2013: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Pushes to Reduce Commercial Truck Accidents

July 26, 2013

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Trucks are a crucial staple in the transportation industry in the United States and are ubiquitous on the nation’s highways. As crucial and widespread as trucks are, truckers need safe and reliable trucks that they drive safely and conscientiously. What Can Happen if Trucks are Not Safe? A fully-loaded semi weighs upwards of 40 tons, […]

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Overloaded Semis Pose Significant Truck Accident Risk

April 17, 2013

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When examining the causes of highway vehicle accidents, the improper loading and overloading of semi-trucks stands out as a significant factor in highway accident reports. Even though federal and state guidelines determine the weight limits for semis, these rules are not always followed, and the results can prove costly for commercial fleets, passenger vehicles on […]

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