If you’re ever driving behind a UPS truck, you may notice that the driver of the truck will not take any left turns.
In January, six big truck carriers petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to implement hair follicle drug testing for their employees.
In addition to taking photos of the vehicles, the road, and the weather, you should also use your camera to photograph your own injuries following the accident.
Recently, the FMCSA closed its period for public comments regarding a proposal that would make it mandatory for all commercial drivers to be tested for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which has been identified as one of major causes of truck accidents.
Drive down any highway, and you are likely to see what some people call “road gators.” These are strips of tire treads reminiscent of the back of an alligator — hence the name road gator.
One of the victims of a February accident in Austin that involved a commercial truck has filed suit against the trucking company, claiming that negligence caused the wreck.
1-800-Truck-Wreck is reporting a recent commercial vehicle accident in Fannett, TX, that involved two dump trucks and a passenger vehicle, and caused serious injuries to three people.
Truck accidents are frustratingly common. There are about 10 million auto accidents in the U.S. every year, including everything from semi-truck crashes to parking lot fender benders. Fortunately, comparatively few car accidents are fatal. According to the National Safety Council, just three in 1,000 auto accidents results in loss of life.