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3 Steps Truckers Must Take to Pull Over Safely
3 Steps Truckers Must Take to Pull Over Safely

Trucks are inherent hazards. They are large, heavy, difficult to maneuver, and have large blind spots that make other vehicles essentially invisible. In the event that a truck driver needs to pull over to the side of the road, they must take certain safety measures to ...

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Blog posts in Truck Accident

  • Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Tire Blowout?

    The tires on a truck have an important job to do: support the weight of a big rig weighing in excess of 80,000 pounds. In order to meet this demand, ...

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  • What Is a Truck “No-Zone”?

    Virtually every vehicle has blind spots. These blind spots are areas around the vehicle that a driver cannot see in their rearview or side view ...

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  • Why High Winds Are So Dangerous for Trucks

    No one likes driving in high winds. The gusts can move your vehicle unexpectedly out of your control for a few seconds. For truck drivers, however, ...

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  • Are There Any Exceptions to the Hours-of-Service Regulations?

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have implemented hours-of-service regulations ...

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  • 3 Sleep Disorders Common in the Trucking Industry

    Trucking is a difficult job. Truckers often drive long distances for many hours with few breaks in between. Such a stressful job takes its toll on ...

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  • 3 Reasons Why It’s Dangerous to Drive a Truck in Bad Weather

    Heavy rain and snow can contribute to tragic accidents, particularly for truck drivers. Below, we discuss three reasons why it’s so dangerous to drive ...

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  • How Often Should a Truck Be Serviced?

    Big-rigs require regular maintenance to function safely on the road. While many people are familiar with how often cars need to be serviced, not ...

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  • Dangerous Trucking Trends: Falsifying Logbooks

    Truck accidents have many causes. Two common trends among truck accidents, however, are the violation of federal hours-of-service regulations and the ...

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  • When Do Most Truck Accidents Occur?

    Despite advances in modern technology, including GPS satellite tracking, electronic logbooks, crash avoidance systems, and more, truck accidents are ...

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