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The 8 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents
The 8 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Examining the Causes of Truck Crashes Truck crashes occur on U.S roadways every day. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation , between 2018 and 2019, 5,005 large trucks were involved in fatal crashes — a 2% increase. Truck accidents that involved injuries ...

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  • Can The New Sleeper Berth Rule Help Truck Drivers Avoid Fatigue?

    What is the New Sleeper Berth Rule? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) added a new sleeper berth rule in September 2020 with the ...

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  • Most Common Truck System Failures Related to Crashes

    Mechanical Errors Leading to Truck Accidents Truck accidents happen due to many different reasons. From distracted driving and driving while ...

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  • What Does it Mean When a Truck is “Bobtailing?”

    What is a "Bobtail" Truck? Simply put, a bobtail truck is a semi-truck without an attached trailer. While you've probably seen trucks like this on the ...

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  • Who is Responsible for a Truck Accident Caused By Brake Failure?

    Understanding the Causes of Brake Failure in Trucks There are many reasons why truck accidents happen. From driver error to bad road conditions, truck ...

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  • Safety Tips for Passenger Vehicles Driving Next to Trucks

    How To Stay Safe When Sharing the Road with Commercial Vehicles Smaller cars are no match when it comes to motor vehicle crashes with trucks. The ...

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  • Are Black Boxes Required in Commercial Trucks?

    Are Black Boxes Required in Commercial Trucks? What is a Black Box? A black box is also known as an event data recorder. It's a device required on all ...

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  • The Most Common FMCSA Safety Violations

    Who is the FMCSA? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Its responsibility ...

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  • Secondary Brain Conditions after a Motor Vehicle Crash

    Understanding the Long-Term Impact of a Brain Injury A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs as a result of a sudden blow or jolt to the head; usually, ...

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  • Catastrophic Injury and Truck Accident Statistics

    Catastrophic Injury Statistics and Truck Accidents It is expected that by 2030, crashes will become the fifth leading cause of death in the US. ...

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