Why Truck Accidents Cause Such Catastrophic Injuries

Truck Accident Injury

When big trucks and small cars meet, the results are never good. For the sake of perspective, the difference in mass between big rigs and passenger vehicles is about the same difference between an average adult male and a newborn infant. More specifically, if a fully loaded big rig were scaled down to around 200lbs,…

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What Are Truck Drivers’ Responsibilities?

Truck Driver Responsibility Tennessee

Truck drivers are the backbone of the United States economy. The more big-rigs you see on the roads of Tennessee and the country, the better the economy is performing. Truck drivers are responsible for transporting food, clothing, and other products across the country from manufacturers to retailers. However, truck drivers have more responsibilities than just…

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Tennessee Trucking Fatalities on Pace to Top 2019

Tennessee Truck Accident Death

The trucking industry is one of the most vital to the health of the economy in Tennessee and the rest of the country. The more tractor-trailers you see on the road, the better the economy is performing. However, these large trucks pose many dangers to motorists in cars, vans, motorcycles, and pickup trucks. Tractor-trailers are…

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Driver Assistance Tech Cuts Truck Crashes by 50%

Operating commercial vehicles, specifically tractor-trailers, is not an easy task. Truck drivers have to deal with the weather, oversized loads, hazardous materials, other drivers, road hazards, and many other problems when behind the wheel. Technology has been an increasing problem on the roads of America as accidents caused by distracted drivers continue to mount. However,…

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Trucking Blind Spot Accidents Are a Big Problem

Truck Accident Blind Spots Tennessee

If you have a driver’s license, you’re aware that every vehicle has one or more blind spots. Your passenger vehicle has sideview and rearview mirrors, and maybe even backup cameras, to minimize your blind spots and help reduce the chance of a backing-up accident. You may also have had close calls, or witnessed them, where…

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Stay Safe This Winter – Sharing the Road with Semi-Trucks

Most of us share the road with tractor-trailers every day. It’s just a part of Nashville life. Whether we’re traveling on the highway for our commute to work, running errands, or simply getting from one place to another, we’ve encountered trucks at one point or another. For the most part, we know how to share…

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Reflective Tape Can Cut Down on Truck Accidents

Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are difficult enough to handle under normal circumstances. They’re incredibly heavy. Cargo on the truck can shift. The length of the truck makes it hard to see vehicles behind the truck and to the right of the truck. On top of that, making turns is very difficult. That’s why drivers need a…

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