5 Things Employers Can Do to Fight the Effects of Distracted Driving in the Commercial Trucking Industry

 

 

 

 

 

Although commercial truck drivers are required to inspect their vehicles before takeoff and have plenty of other rules they must abide before they are permitted to drive, that doesn’t mean they are putting their cell phones down and focusing solely on the roadway ahead of them. Let’s face it, distracted driving is a serious issue […]

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Truck Driver Causes Fatal Accident and Attempts to Have Vehicle Reported as Stolen

 

 

 

 

 

There is no doubt about it that people make mistakes. We tend to do things we don’t always intend to do and our mistakes sometimes affect others. But, when we make a mistake, it is important to accept responsibility for our behavior, whether we were negligent or it was unintentional, and reap the consequences for […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Husband Files Lawsuit Against UPS for a Truck Collision that Killed His Wife

 

 

 

 

Jim Berrigan lost his wife in a traumatic truck accident in Wyoming involving a UPS vehicle and now he is seeking justice for the wrongful death of his spouse.

 

Back in April, Jim and JoelAnne Berrigan, 65, were traveling on Interstate 80 just west of Cheyenne before an unexpected accident occurred. Jim was driving a […]

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

North Lauderdale Fire Rescue Truck Rear-Ends Tow Truck While Transporting High-Priority Patient

 

 

 

When you’re traveling down the road and you hear the blaring siren coming up from behind, is your first instinct to move your vehicle out of the way so that the emergency responder can pass? If you said yes, then you are just like Michael Seiden who happened to be towing a vehicle down State […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

What Should I Do if My Windshield was Hit by Flying Debris on I-69E/I-69C?

 

 

 

Have you ever driven on I-69C or I-69E and had a piece of debris hit your vehicle that fell from a commercial truck driving nearby? If so, you may be entitled to file a claim with the company who is responsible for operating the truck to collect the compensation for the damage done. But, you […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

What Commercial Truck Driving is Like Through the Eyes of a Woman

 

 

 

Operating a massive commercial truck isn’t an easy job as it carries significant risk with the territory. While the trucking industry is predominately men, there are a few brave women out there who drive these trucks, and actually like it. In 2014, there were 3.4 million truck drivers out on the roads and only 5.8% […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Central New York Tractor-Trailer Crash Leaves One with Life-Threatening Injury

Syracuse, NY-A late-night crash involving a semi and pickup truck on the New York Thruway left an Onondaga County man with life-threatening injuries Wednesday and forced the closure of all but one lane of the interstate for hours.

The accident occurred around 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, in the westbound lanes when a tractor-trailer […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Two Strange Truck Accidents in Texas, Three People Dead

 

 

It was January 29th when 43-year-old Bobby Bibbles, a resident of Saginaw, Texas, was conducting a transaction at a stand-alone ATM near North Saginaw Boulevard. While sitting at the ATM has never really been dangerous aside from someone trying to steal your money, this recent accident may have you on the lookout the next time […]

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Dump Truck Strikes Ten Cars Near San Francisco After Possible Brake Failure

San Francisco, CA- Commercial trucking wrecks occur for various reasons. While most are attributed to driver error on behalf of a passenger vehicle motorist or truck driver, some truck accidents are the fault of brake failure. That may be a factor in a fiery crash in San Francisco Monday that involved a fully loaded dump […]

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

5 Interstate Driving Tips Commercial Truckers Should Consider

 

Interstates make traveling in Texas much easier on drivers as these roadways help shorten travel time. Highways saw approximately 2.95 trillion miles of traffic in 2011 alone and it is likely that the number has increased in the last few years. With Texas being recognized as a state with one of the highest populations in […]

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