The NTSB estimates that nearly 20% of their investigations identified fatigue as the contributing factor in truck accidents. As Americans, we share the road with commercial trucks on a daily basis. We have become used to driving along side them and … [Read more...] about Driver Fatigue – Dangers of Commercial Trucking
Commercial truck drivers can be negligent, overworked, under trained, or just victim to mechanical failure. Being involved in an accident with a tractor trailer can be a life-altering event. These types of accidents are known to cause very serious … [Read more...] about Tractor Trailer Accidents Require Thorough Investigation
Tractor trailer accidents have the potential to cause much damage. Tuesday, February 25, in Kansas City, Missouri, a fiery single-vehicle semi truck crash thankfully resulted in no injuries. But for many drivers the commute was interrupted early … [Read more...] about Tractor Trailer Overturns, Catches Fire
Being involved in any sort of auto accident can be a life altering event. One that causes a permanent disability will affect not just you, but your loved ones as well. Truck accidents are a major cause of permanent disability. The sheer size of an … [Read more...] about The Risk of Permanent Disability From Truck Accidents
Large commercial trucks make up only 3% of the vehicles occupying U.S. roadways, but accidents with them are the cause of 12% of highway fatalities. Consider the weight and size of an 18 wheeler and how much time it takes for them to come to a stop … [Read more...] about What Makes a Collision with a Large Truck Different?
This past July new Federal laws went into effect specifically designed to combat fatigue in truck drivers. Almost 100,000 auto accidents can be attributed to sleep deprivation each year and of those approximately 1,550 will be fatal. There is … [Read more...] about No Logs Equals Big Losses for Truck Drivers