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- NTSB Issues Truck Safety Agenda
Some of the most effective truck accident safety initiatives come out of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB.)
- What to Do After a Truck or Auto Accident
If you have been involved in an accident with a semi-truck or other commercial vehicle, you may be confused and have questions regarding how and why your accident occurred and whether you will be able to recover.
- NTSB Requests Highway Regulators Make Safety Recommendations a Top Priority
According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), truck accident deaths have increased by nearly 17% since 2009.
- New Truck Safety System
A leading car manufacturer has designed a new truck safety system promising to prevent trucking accidents and save truck fuel at the same time. Daimler Trucks North America recently introduced its Detroit Assurance Safety System to promising reviews.
- Evidence of Seatbelt Use Now Admissible in Texas - Nabors Well Services Ltd v Romero
The Texas Supreme Court has overruled 40 years of case law regarding the inadmissibility of the use or non-use of seatbelts in Nabors Well Services Ltd. V. Romero, Cause No. 13-0136 (decided Feb. 13, 2015). Evidence of the failure to use of seatbelts is now fair game for proving comparative negligence on the part of a plaintiff.
- NTSB Trucking Safety Recommendations in 2015
In a recent press conference, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a stern message that its 100 recommendations to improve highway safety must be implemented in 2015 to reduce the more than 4,000 fatal injuries each year in trucking accidents.
- Truck Driver Fatigue Causes Serious Trucking Accident
Highways are crowded with trucks full of cargo delivering goods throughout the country. Often times, truck drivers put in very long work weeks and are required to drive considerable hours each day.
- How Can You Prevent a Truck Accident?
It can be intimidating to drive right next to a big-rig or an 18-wheeler. They are huge, weigh about 80,000 pounds and have this scary tendency to drift in and out of your lane. But, sharing the roadway with these large trucks does not have to be daunting and a nightmare. There are steps you can take to stay safe around big rigs and make sharing the road with commercial truck drivers a lot loss tense.
- The Dangers of Pottsgrove Interchange in Pennsylvania
More than 50 car accidents have occurred over the past year at the Route 422 interchange in Pottsgrove, with seven of those accidents occurring in the past four months.
- Truck Accidents Caused by Improper Loading of Truck Cargo
New Jersey commercial truck accidents sometimes occur because a truck’s cargo shifts or falls during transit. Strict mandatory guidelines exist to ensure that commercial trucks are loaded safely.