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Posted on December 22, 2020

Truck Driver Safety During the Holiday Season

When the holiday season rolls around, one thing is almost always certain – truck drivers will be on the move much more often. In fact, during the holiday season there can be more than 36% more drivers on the road at any given time, including large trucks delivering packages to homes and businesses across...
Posted on August 28, 2020

Deadly Statistics Associated With Commercial Truck Accidents

Fatal commercial truck accidents, unfortunately, happen much more often than we may think. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2018 there were a total of 4,136 people that died due to being involved in accidents with large semi trucks or 18-wheelers. Not only that but, as of 2018 the number...
Posted on August 20, 2020

Semi Truck Accident Injuries

There are roughly three million semi trucks or 18-wheelers registered in the United States today. These massive vehicles are generally 70 to 80 feet in length and weigh as much as 80,000 pounds or 40 tons. While these trucks support a large portion of the nation’s economy, their size and prevalence on busy roadways...
Posted on August 13, 2020

The Most Common Types of Truck Accidents

Truck accidents can happen on any day at any time, and there are a variety of different types. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in 2017 alone there were 4,455 fatal crashes involving trucks; not only that, but Texas is among the top 10 states in the nation with the most...
Posted on August 6, 2020

Commercial Vehicle Liability

When it comes to commercial vehicles, it’s not uncommon for one to think that safer and more skilled drivers are operating them. While the drivers of commercial trucks and cars are supposed to go through the proper training to operate these vehicles on a regular basis, this doesn’t always happen. Unfortunately, accidents on the...
Posted on January 14, 2020

Common Causes of Commercial Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents have become incredibly prevalent in the last few years. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Texas tops the list of states with the most fatal trucking accidents, with 1,386 occurring between 2015 and 2017. These accidents can be incredibly devastating for those involved. Understanding why commercial trucking accidents occur can...