trucks on highway

Large truck accident fatalities have increased steadily in recent years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Law Review report. Combine over 80,000 pounds of metal with negligence, speeding, poor vehicle maintenance, or other contributing factors, and the results can only be disastrous for anyone unlucky enough to be involved….

driving on highway with semi-trucks

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) study showed that 71 percent of truck accidents were caused by a distracted driver. A distraction is any non-driving activity that takes the driver’s attention away from the road. Unfortunately, actions that take only three to four seconds (like texting) means that at…