Category: Truck Wrecks

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In January 2019, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) said the United States would be short 175,000 truck drivers by 2026. The lingering effect of a truck driver shortage is not only an increase in grocery prices, but also an increased risk of truck accidents. Seaport Global Securities LLC analyst Kevin…

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Trucking companies and the drivers they employ must obey numerous federal regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA). In addition to requiring that truck drivers have specific certifications and licenses, their vehicles must also undergo routine maintenance and safety checks. Compared to personal vehicles, trucks usually spend…

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A recent report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety noted that adding advanced safety technology to 18-wheelers and other large commercial trucks could prevent up to 63,000 accidents a year. There are nearly 500,000 accidents involving large trucks every year in the United States, with the rates rising every…

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No matter how safely you drive, you can’t control others on the road. However, you can still protect yourself in many different ways. This is especially true when it comes driving around big rigs on the road. These large commercial vehicles often weigh up to 80,000 pounds or more. They…