What Causes a Truck to Jackknife?

Truck Accidents

Every year, there are around 500,000 trucking accidents in the United States, with an average of 5,000 accidents resulting in death. Several factors contribute to the danger of trucking accidents, including a truck’s weight, size, and limited maneuverability. Because of their size and length, trucks don’t have the same ability as cars to swerve and…

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18-Wheeler Blind Spots

Truck Accidents

Accidents involving large trucks are frequently far more severe than ordinary passenger vehicle accidents and have a significantly higher fatality rate overall. Why? Large trucks often weigh more than 80,000 pounds. That much momentum and force is enough to crush a standard car or truck with ease.  Most Common Types of Truck Accidents According to…

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The Link Between Truck Accidents and Driver Fatigue

Truck Accidents
truck on the center line

Driving any vehicle while fatigued can be extremely dangerous. Fatigue has many of the same effects as being drunk. It reduces your field of vision, it slows your reaction time, and it impairs your judgment. Then, of course, there is the risk of falling asleep behind the wheel. Are you picturing someone nodding off in…

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