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- Missouri Man Injured & Ejected from Vehicle in Semi-Truck Accident
Last June a Missouri man sustained moderate injuries when he was involved in an accident with a semi-truck on Missouri Route 79 near Hancock St. in Foley, Missouri. The accident happened on June 19, 2012 around 10:30 am.
- Recent Car Accidents In Florida And Michigan Result In Multiple Fatalities
Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life for most people. Often these accidents are minor, resulting a minor injuries. However, serious car accidents occur every single day. Unfortunately many of these accidents are fatal.
- The Importance Of Filing A Police Report After A Car Accident
Oftentimes people assume that they do not have to file a police report if they are involved in a minor accident. But if you plan to seek compensation, filing a police report strengthens your case.
- Caffeine as the Safest and Most Effective Solution to Truck Driver Fatigue
Despite the pressure to most truck drivers to deliver in a timely manner over very long distances, the solution to staying awake and free from fatigue may be as simple as a cup of coffee, as reflected in the results from a recent Australian research. Instead of taking harmful prescription drugs that may lead to side effects and even road accidents, it may be better for truck drivers to limit their solutions to regular intake of caffeine.
- Semi Truck Scares Interstate Drivers in Wrong Lane
The driver of a semi truck got lots of attention on the morning of March 18th, 2013 when he drove for about 10 miles in the wrong direction on an interstate. Police dispatchers were first alerted to the wayward semi a little after four in the morning, when motorists began calling in handfuls to report the truck, which many reported forced them to swerve in order to avoid a collision.
- Semi Truck Driver's Liablility
A speeding trucker is responsible for causing a chain reaction that caused traffic to back up for hours. According to reports, the at fault semi truck driver was navigating a ramp too fast when the truck tipped onto its side and slid across the highway, blocking every lane on that side of the expressway.
- Bicycle and Large Truck Fatalities Increase, While National Traffic Fatalities Fall
Even though last year traffic fatalities dropped to their lowest level since 1949, bicycle and large truck deaths are on the rise, and not by a small amount. While overall traffic-related deaths down 1.9%, bicyclist deaths are up 8.7% and large trucks fatalities are up 20% from the previous year.
- Drowsy Driving – Common Cause of Semi-Truck Accidents
Lack of sleep is a common cause of big rig accidents. The US Department of Transportation estimates that up to 28% of truck drivers could have sleep apnea. With a heightened awareness of the problem, regulatory precautions are likely in the near future.
- Fatal Car Accident Statistics Based on Time of Day
Fatal car accident statistics can show the time of day in which most crashes occur.
- Major Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents
Approximately 5000 people die in semi truck accidents each year in the United States. Most of those victims were in passenger cars and pickup trucks which were struck by a big rig. This article discusses the three major causes of semi truck accidents.