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Truck size increase could mean more car accidents

When people are passed by a semi-truck, they often have a slight feeling of anxiety. These large vehicles can sometimes cause very severe accidents, and when put up against a car, the smaller vehicle will likely suffer the most damage, and its occupants may have severe injuries as a result of a collision.

Electronic truck records: an update on EOBR implementation

Electronic truck records are coming. In fact, for many companies they are already here. After all, it isn't necessary for trucking companies to wait for a mandatory federal rule to make the transition from paper logs to electronic records.

Texting behind the wheel now leading cause of teen deaths

Teenagers across the country are out having fun with their friends for the summer. Some of them have summer jobs to earn extra money, but even with work, they have a lot of free time to drive around town with their friends in the car, doing what teens do. While drunk driving among teenagers is still a vary serious concern, another dangerous epidemic has risen quickly to become the number one cause of fatal accidents among teens.

Motor vehicle accidents caused by drunk designated drivers?

When people get ready to go out, they will often pick a person to be the designated driver for the evening. This allows everyone to be able to enjoy themselves without having to worry about transportation. Having a sober driver helps reduce the risk of accident for those in the car, as well as for other motorists on area roadways. 

The importance of accident investigation: a case in point

This is a follow-up to our May 24 post about the high-profile accident in Washington state in which a semi-trailer collided with a support beam of a bridge. The ensuing bridge collapse sent two vehicles plunging into the river below. Three people had to be rescued from the icy water.

The importance of accident investigation: a case in point

This is a follow-up to our May 24 post about the high-profile accident in Washington state in which a semi-trailer collided with a support beam of a bridge. The ensuing bridge collapse sent two vehicles plunging into the river below. Three people had to be rescued from the icy water.

Many think texters should pay more car insurance

Many people text and drive. Even more talk on the phone while they are behind the wheel. Although many people are distracted by cell phones while driving, many people also think that texters and cell phone users should be charged more for car insurance.

Inspection program underway for commercial vehicles in Texas

Inspections are important for truck safety. Without regular safety inspections, it is tempting for trucking companies to cut corners in many different ways. They may overload trucks. Or they may allow drivers to drive longer than federal hours-of-service limits allow. And these are only two examples; there are many others.

Inspection program underway for commercial vehicles in Texas

Inspections are important for truck safety. Without regular safety inspections, it is tempting for trucking companies to cut corners in many different ways. They may overload trucks. Or they may allow drivers to drive longer than federal hours-of-service limits allow. And these are only two examples; there are many others.

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