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How does federal law guide commercial truck driver actions against fatigue in Texas?

Texas – February 27, 2021  Truck drivers are susceptible to roadway accidents for many reasons, including maintenance problems, cargo loading problems leading to shift, manufacture defect problems in trucking parts, distracted driving,…
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What types of problems are most likely to cause a truck accident in Louisiana?

Baton Rouge, FL - Large semi trucks and other similarly sized commercial vehicles are likely to crash and cause accidents for a number of different reasons. The large frame of these vehicles makes them more difficult to control and even minor…
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Does driver fatigue cause increased damages in tractor trailer crashes in Longview Texas?

Texas – December 29, 2020 Driver fatigue. Operating an oversized vehicle, while fatigued creates deadly risks to all travelers and the reason that the federal laws outline “hours of service” for truck drivers. When truck accidents occur…
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Driver fatigue causes many big rig hit crash accidents near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. 

Pennsylvania – November 18, 2020 Big truck collisions. Collisions between 18 wheelers and passenger vehicles are widespread.  In 2017, 4,657 fatal crashes involving large trucks occurred in the United States, yielding high levels of damage…
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Did driver fatigue cause a woman’s death in a big rig hit-and-run crash in San Antonio Texas?

A woman is dead following a crash with an 18-wheeler that fled the scene on Interstate 10 near the Dominion. San Antonio police say the big rig rear-ended a Ford Fiesta causing death to the driver who was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver of…
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Did truck driver fatigue cause a child’s death and injury to 10 others in Selma California?

A crash involving six vehicles on Highway 99 in Fresno County has left one child dead and 10 people hospitalized, in what a CHP officer described as 'absolute carnage.'  It appeared that the driver of the big rig pulling a trailer full of fruit…