Common Causes of Truck Accidents

  • June 2, 2017

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released a study in December 2016 to determine the most common causes of truck accidents. The IIHS notes that, although truck driving has gotten progressively safer for decades, 3,852 people died in large…

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Fewer Trucking Accidents in the Future? Reasons to be Hopeful

  • June 2, 2017

“Trucks are overrepresented in fatal highway crashes,” according to John Lannen, executive director of the Truck Safety Coalition. The size of semi-trucks along with the stresses of driving trucks make them particularly vulnerable to accidents. But, as driving becomes more…

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Nine Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

  • May 27, 2017

Accidents involving commercial trucks can be incredibly dangerous, often leading to injury and death. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, approximately 415,000 crashes involving semi-trucks were reported to the police in 2015. Of those 415,000 crashes, 83,000 resulted…

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Personal Injury from Truck Crashes Rising

  • May 9, 2017

Truck crashes that cause injury and even fatality have been climbing over recent years, after a lengthy period of declining numbers. We took a look at a 2015 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration report (the 2016 data isn’t on the…

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