Truck Accidents

We all want there to be fewer accidents on the road. While the goal is simple, the way to achieve it is far more complicated. Many ideas revolve around speed. Research done at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that 33,000 deaths that occurred between 1993 and 2013 were...

The trucking industry has its own unique vocabulary. Terms like “float shifting,” “gooseneck lowboy,” “glad hands,” “deadheading,” and “bobtailing” are likely unfamiliar to most people. The last two have to do with the way a truck is operating, which can have a direct bearing on road safety. Deadheading means driving...

Tight shipping deadlines, low pay, and high fuel prices are just some of the factors that are putting more pressure than ever before on truck drivers -- and these conditions do not seem likely to change any time soon. Tractor-trailer drivers constantly deal with tremendous demands to get to their...

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