Two Dead in Arkansas Crash Involving Three Tractor-Trailers

Little Rock, AR- Driver error causes most car and commercial truck accidents in Arkansas and the U.S. overall. Truck drivers and motorists make plenty of mistakes, but a typical bad habit among both groups is tailgating. It’d dangerous for anyone to tailgate, but the consequences can be far worse when a large and heavy truck […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Why Are Logging Trucks a Danger on Oregon’s Roads?

Portland, OR- Oregon produces 18 percent of softwood used by manufacturers in the U.S., making it the county’s number producer of lumber, according to the Oregon Forestry and Industries Council. Because logging is such an important industry in Oregon, so logging trucks are a common sight on roads and highways through the state. Logging truck […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Should California’s Truck Drivers Undergo Mandatory Sleep Apnea Testing?

Los Angeles, CA- Some lawmakers in D.C. are trying to address the hazards of fatigued driving in the transportation industry by introducing legislation that would make sleep apnea testing mandatory for truck drivers and railroad engineers.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Require Sleep Apnea Testing

Democrat lawmakers introduced legislation in late September that would require truck drivers […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Boy Killed in New Orleans-area Truck Accident, Driver Charged

New Orleans, LA- Approximately 28 percent of traffic accidents involve rear-end impact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In many instances, rear-end crashes are not as serious as accidents involving front or side impact, but there are exceptions, namely when a commercial truck is involved.

Several Injured in 18-Wheeler Wreck on I-10

A truck […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Truck Driver Cited in Fatal Illinois Wreck

Champaign, IL- A breakdown on the highway is a scary and most motorists are acutely aware of the dangers facing them. All the cars and trucks are speeding by, and anyone on the shoulder of the road is vulnerable. It just takes a minor miscalculation on behalf of a motorist to cause a deadly crash […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Shortage of Drivers Leads Trucking Industry to Look for Older Workers

LAS VEGAS, Nevada. According to U.S. News & World Report, the trucking industry moved almost 10 billion tons of goods in 2014. By 2026 this number is expected to grow by 29 percent. Despite this growth, the trucking industry is one area where job offers are plentiful and the pay offers workers access to a […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Female Truck Drivers Need Female-Friendly Vehicles—But the Truck Industry Doesn’t Always Deliver

LAS VEGAS, Nevada. According to Northwestern, women account for only 6% of the trucking workforce. While women face bias in all areas on employment, female laborers and truck drivers may face added hurdles. One unexamined reason why there may not be as many women truck drivers may have something to do with the fact that […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

House Rejects Bid Stop ELD Requirement

Boston, MA- A recent effort to prevent a new rule impacting the trucking industry failed to pass the House earlier this month. The defeat means a new regulation, requiring all commercial trucks to be outfitted with electronic log devices, is still on track to be implemented on December 18, 2017. However, one lawmaker has proposed […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Can Technology Prevent Tractor-Trailer Crashes? Simple Features Could Stop Over 60K

Bridgeport, CT- Traffic accidents remain one the leading causes of accidental deaths in the U.S., but technology is slowly making the roads and highways across Connecticut safer. Some technologies designed with safety in mind have been integrated into newer autos and commercial trucks, and that’s wonderful. However, safety advocates AAA say we need better integration […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

How to Avoid Truck Accidents in Kentucky

Covington, KY – Even though truck drivers in Kentucky are some of the most experienced on the road, accidents are inevitable. Here is how to avoid truck accidents in Kentucky.

Regardless of how much training commercial truck drivers have, there are many factors you cannot control. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

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