Tractor Trailer Truck Accident Statistics (Part A)

If you have been the victim of a large truck accident, you already know the unfortunate consequences. Now you might be interested in the statistics surrounding truck accidents, many of which are not well known.   Truck Accident Statistics  As is expected, more people die in accidents with semi trucks than with other passenger cars. Though there [...]

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Driver Fatigue and Tractor Trailer Accidents (Part B)

It certainly does not excuse the irresponsible behavior of some tired truck drivers, but it does put it into perspective. Truck companies may also contribute to tractor trailer accidents before they even occur if they fail to exercise care when hiring drivers, or enforcing federal regulations.   Truck Company Liability  According to The Prometheus Institute, many truck [...]

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Driver Fatigue and Tractor Trailer Accidents (Part A)

This is the situation many drivers of tractor trailers face. It seems like common sense to just get more rest, but the hectic schedules of truck drivers and sometimes additional pressure from trucking companies can have truck drivers working longer hours than they should be, with sometimes disastrous consequences. According to Road Safe America, lack of sleep [...]

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The Consequences of Single Tractor-Trailer Accidents (Part B)

Knowledge of Tractor Trailers Could Save Lives  While driver fatigue is a common cause of truck accidents involving multiple vehicles, there are often other causes we well. In fact, many truck accidents between truck drivers and drivers of passenger cars are caused by car drivers who are unaware of the limited maneuverability of big trucks.  For [...]

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The Consequences of Single Tractor Trailer Accidents (Part A)

The Facts on Single-Vehicle Truck Accidents  According to smartmotorist.com, one of the main causes of single-vehicle crashes resulting in a fatality is driver fatigue. Even when no one but the driver is directly involved in the accident, truck drivers do have a high chance of being killed or seriously injured in a single-vehicle truck accident.  Consider some of [...]

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