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Why Do Trucks Jackknife?
Why Do Trucks Jackknife?

What is a "Jackknife" Truck Accident? If you know how a pocket knife works, it will be easy to understand the concept of a jackknife trucking accident. Jackknifing involves the folding of a truck's cab and trailer into each other at an acute angle. While truck accidents ...

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