Why Is It Called a Semi Truck?

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A semi truck is called “semi” because the semi-trailer partially supports itself and is partly supported by the tractor, making it a “semi-trailer truck.” Have you ever found yourself stuck in traffic, staring at a large truck in front of you and wondering, “Why is it called a semi truck?” This question piques the curiosity … Read more

Can IoT and Telematics Help Reduce Missouri Truck Accidents?

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In an effort to reduce the number of truck accidents, some truck manufacturers and companies have been investing heavily in IoT and telematics. Truck accidents are some of the most dangerous and devastating accidents on our roads today. On average, there are over 500,000 truck accidents each year in the US, resulting in over 4,000+ … Read more

FMCSA Regulations That Help Prevent or Reduce Truck Accidents

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has implemented several regulations designed to improve safety and prevent truck accidents. Every year, thousands of people are killed or injured in accidents involving large trucks. In fact, according to the NSC, nearly 4,965 people lost their lives in truck-related accidents in 2020 alone. While this is a … Read more

5 Common Terms Used in Truck Accident Claims

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If you were injured in a truck accident, it’s important to be familiar with these terms. Accidents involving trucks can be some of the most catastrophic on the road. Trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger vehicles and often carry hazardous materials. As a result, truck accidents can cause extensive property damage, serious injuries, … Read more

What Are Squeeze Play Truck Accidents?

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In a squeeze play truck accident, a large commercial truck often collides with a smaller passenger vehicle. Unless you’re a commercial truck driver, you’ve probably never heard of the term ‘Squeeze Play’ Truck Accidents. However, these types of accidents are quite common. In this article, we’ll explain what squeeze play truck accidents are, how they … Read more