Boy, 10, Killed in Rear-end Crash Involving Semi in Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff, AZ- A rear-end crash between a large commercial truck and a passenger vehicle typically involves a lot of force. In part because a semi can weigh up to 80,000 lbs., and because these collisions often occur at highway speeds. Both of those factors can make a rear-end crash deadly when the striking vehicle is […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Orlando Man Walking his Dog Killed in Garbage Truck Accident

Orlando, FL- A commercial trucking accident can happen anywhere. Most truck crashes occur on the interstates and roadways throughout Orlando, but there is also a risk a being injured or killed in a truck crash as a pedestrian. Two recent incidents in Orlando show that pedestrians are also at risk of being in a deadly […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Toddler Killed in Semi-Truck Crash in Clark County, Nevada

Clark County, NV- Commercial trucking accidents in the U.S. have a variety of causes including poor road conditions, inclement weather or mechanical issues. But most semi wrecks are the result of mistakes made behind the wheel, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Sometimes those mistakes have devastating outcomes like a November crash in […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Truck Driver Charged for Fatal Ohio Accident

Columbus, OH- Driver error accounts for many commercial trucking accidents in Ohio. The mistakes truck drivers make run the gamut from fatigue to speed. But there is another frequent cause of deadly or injurious truck accidents that goes mostly unnoticed, failure to yield the right of way. It may seem innocuous, but failing to yield […]

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

FedEx Driver Killed in California Truck Accident

San Luis Obispo, CA- Commercial trucking accidents are complicated, and the cause of such crashes can be hard to determine because of the many factors at play. The difficulty of figuring out who and what caused a truck accident is demonstrated by a recent California accident that left a motorist dead.

Motorist Killed in Crash with […]

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Feds Take Kentucky Truck Driver Out of Service Over Drug Use

Lexington, KY- Drugged driving is not a widespread issue in the trucking industry because the consequences of using drugs on duty are dire. Even so, some truck drivers don’t take the ramifications of drugged driving seriously and drive under the influence of drugs and put their lives and the lives of others at risk.

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

California Authorities Search for Truck Driver Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Palm Springs, CA- Each year thousands of Americans die or are injured in commercial trucking accidents. In most of those crashes, the truck driver stays at the scene and takes responsibility. But there are some incidents, like a recent one in California, in which a truck driver leaves the scene of an accident without offering […]

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

Three Children Killed and Several Injured in Missouri Tractor-Trailer Accident

St. Louis, MO- When a car collides with a tractor-trailer, tanker, or other large commercial truck, the impact can be devastating for the car occupants. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 11 percent of traffic fatalities are attributed to tractor-trailer crashes. That tragic fact is demonstrated in a recent Missouri trucking accident that […]

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

Illinois Lawmaker Demands Action after Semi Crash Causes 10-Car Pileup on I-55

Chicago, IL-An Illinois lawmaker wants the state’s Department of Transportation to take steps that will improve the safety of a stretch of Interstate 55 in southern Illinois in the wake of several commercial truck and car crashes. So far, those accidents have resulted in five fatalities, and the lawmaker who represents citizens in the area […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Man Dies of Injuries From 18-Wheeler Crash in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA- Nearly a quarter of commercial trucking accidents in the U.S. involve rear impact. Such accidents entail a lot of force due to the size, and weight of commercial trucks, and the speed they are traveling. Sometimes rear-end impact truck accidents result in fatal injuries, a sad reality that is demonstrated by an early […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments