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Fatal Wreck

Oct 25 2018

Top 5 Causes of Semi-Truck Wrecks

Due to their size and weight, truck wrecks are more dangerous and deadly than typical car crashes.  The average passenger vehicle weighs about 4,000 pounds while a semi-truck can weigh… Read More

Truck Driver Yawning

Oct 18 2018

FMCSA Report on Benefits of Hours of Service Recorders

Fatigue is a major contributing factor in many trucking wrecks.  Extensive periods on duty, irregular work schedules, health issues and poor sleeping conditions make fatigue a definite concern in trucking… Read More

Court Room

Oct 13 2018

The Dying Civil Jury Trial

Civil jury trials constitute less than 1% of dispositions in federal and state courts.  Although the federal Constitution guarantees the right of a civil jury trial, the number of litigated… Read More

Underride-accident

Oct 8 2018

IIHS Testing of Tractor Trailer Rear Underride Guard Systems

In 2011, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested the rear underride guard systems of tractor trailers.  Rear underride guards are metal bumpers that hang down from the back… Read More