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Accidents Related to Truck Drivers Low Pay

The problem occurs when drivers work a regular schedule and only make a minimum amount of money. This forces drivers to seek other ways to make money,...

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Avoiding Accidents with Commercial Trucks

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) indicates thatcommercial truck accidents account for 98 percent of traffic fatalitiesinvolv...

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Big Rig Accident Causes

Big rig and semi accidents occur quite often on the roads all acrossthe country these days, resulting in serious injuries and sometimes even death....

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Brake Failure

Brake failure has been the main cause of thousands of commercial truckaccidents across the country and can be tied to poor maintenance of the truck...

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Bus Accidents

Bus accidents are becoming an increasing problem across the country.The growth of our cities has resulted in increased congestion on ourroads and ...

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Damaged Hazardous Roads

Accidents happen almost every minute of the day and 3 percent of thoseaccidents involve commercial trucks. Commercial trucks are responsible for5,...

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Delivery Truck Accident Claims

Drivers of delivery trucks have a duty of care to drive safely and prevent accidents,despite pressures to deliver packages on time. This legal guide...

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Five Common Trucking Accident Causes

Truck accidents involving passenger vehicles often cause serious injury and death. Federal and state legislation has sought to reduce these incidents...

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Freeway Truck Rollovers

Commercial trucks are some of the most important vehicles on the roadsof America today because they ship tons of food, clothes, and other items from...

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Jackknife Accident

Jackknife accidents are most commonly caused by the suddenapplication of the brakes in a tractor-trailer.  In some cases, though,improperly adjus...

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Jackknife Auto and Truck Accidents

Jackknife accidents can be a deadly occurrence on roads and interstatesthroughout the United States.  Ajackknifing occurs when the trailer of a t...

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National Truck Accident Statistics: Victim Claims and Compensation

Accidents involving commercial trucks occur when large trailers collidewith other vehicles or pedestrians.   Over 500,000 truck accidentsoccur e...

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No Reflectors and Bad Visibility

A major cause of commercial truck accidents on the roads of America isthe lack of visibility by truck drivers of other vehicles on the roads. Anothe...

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Overloaded Trucks

Overloaded trucks are one of the major causes of highway accidentson US highways.  Truck drivers operating on U.S. roadways face manyhazards and ...

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Poor or Lack of Maintenance

Commercial trucks, also referred to as tractor-trailers, are a commonsight on the roads of the country these days. In fact, there has always been a...

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Rear End and Head On Collisions

Semi rear end and semi head on crash are two of the most commontractor-trailer crashes on the roadways of the country today. These crashesrange fr...

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Tire Blow Outs and Damaged Rims

Driving the roads of the country, many motorists look to the side ofthe road and see the remnants of blown out tires lying in the shoulder. Whatma...

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Truck Driver Drug Usage

Drug usage in the United States is one of the top reasons whyautomobile and truck accidents happen with such frequency.  Millions ofAmericans use...

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Truck Driver Errors

Truck accidents happen in very high numbers on today's hecticstreets. Over 5,000 people die as a result of truck accidents andcollisions every yea...

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Truck Driver Fatigue

Truck driver fatigue is defined as the exhausted, sleepy, or tiredfeeling a driver experiences while operating a commercial motorvehicle.  Truck ...

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Truck Driver Intoxication

Each year over one hundred thousand people are injured intruck related accidents.  These accidentsare caused by many different reasons, including...

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Truck Driver Negligence

Withtrucking accidents on the rise over the last several years, the federal, stateand local governments as well as truck manufacturers have recogn...

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Truck Drivers Under the Influence

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, also referred to asdrunk driving, is one of the most common offenses in the court systemstoday.

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Unsafe Lane Changes and Aggressive Driving

Aggressive driving is a common problem on the roads of America thesedays and commercial trucks are some of the most common perpetrators of thisoff...

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Unsecured or Excessive Loads

Commercial truck accidents occur quite often on the roads of Americafor a variety of different reasons. Those reasons can be driver fatigue,inatte...

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