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UPS Truck Drivers Considering Strike

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. According to USA Today, truck drivers for UPS are considering going on strike as they continue to bargain over a new contract with their employer. The talk of strikes has some worried that their package deliveries might be disrupted if UPS can’t reach an agreement with its workers by August 1, […]

By |June 14th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Motor Homes Can Be Just as Dangerous as Trucks

PALM SPRINGS, California. We often hear about the risks of trucks on the road, but with summer approaching, it is important to consider the risks that motor homes pose to passenger vehicle drivers. Unlike truck drivers, motor home drivers may not be required to abide by strict federal and local laws responsible for regulating who […]

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Could Tech Companies Help Truck Drivers Be Safer Behind the Wheel?

LOS ANGELES, California. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,450 people die due to distracted driving every year. Another 391,000 people are injured in distracted driving accidents each year. One of the biggest culprits in distracted driving accidents are cell phones. Cell phone use is addictive. Truck drivers, who spend long hours behind […]

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

How a Car Accident During Pregnancy Can Affect Your Baby

MERIDIAN, Mississippi. Being in a car accident while pregnant can have serious consequences for your pregnancy. According to The Bump, if air bags deploy, or if you experience bleeding, it is important to check on your baby’s health. The biggest risk for pregnant mothers after a car accident is placental abruption, which is a condition […]

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Two Motorcyclists Killed in Separate Accidents in Cobb County, GA

It was Sunday morning when 55-year-old Daniel Zimmerman of Cartersville was traveling northbound on Bells Ferry Road when an unexpected accident occurred. According to Patch.com, 19-year-old Joanna Wagner was heading south on Bells Ferry Road in her Honda Civic and as she made a left turn, she crossed paths with the Harley Davidson bike Zimmerman […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Hands-Free Distracted Driving Law Set to Take Effect on July 1st in Georgia

Whether you drive a passenger car, a pickup truck, or semi-truck truck in the state of Georgia, starting July 1st, you will no longer be permitted to hold your cell phone in your hand while operating your vehicle. That also includes any other electronic devices as well. Instead, it must be connected to Bluetooth or […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Law That Would Have Kept Trucks in the Right Lane, Dies

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there are certain areas around large trucks that pose unique dangers to drivers and passenger vehicles. Trucks not only have wide blind spots, but they also require more space to come to a safe and complete stop. The FMSCA notes that one of the […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Amtrak Train Derailment Causes Point to Common Road Dangers

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. While it still isn’t entirely clear why an Amtrak train derailed in Washington, leaving three people dead and another 100 hospitalized, initial reports indicate that speeding and distracted driving may be involved. It’s a sadly common story. A driver looks down at his or her phone and, in doing so, misses the […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Beeping Noise Used by Trucks When Backing Up May Not Be Effective in Preventing Accidents

CHICAGO, Illinois. Studies have shown that the annoying beeping noise made by large trucks when backing up may not be as effective as previously thought. Why? According to Salon, city dwellers become accustomed to the beeping noise and may not pay attention to it when walking.

The Occupational Safety and Health Association requires that trucks with […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Truck Safety Technology Saves Lives: Some Truck Companies Haven’t Updated Safety Features

CHICAGO, Illinois. Imagine there was technology that could save as many as 500 lives per year and prevent as many as 23,275 injuries. According to the National Law Review, one recent study performed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety discovered that truck safety technologies, if they were in more widespread use, could prevent approximately […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments