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5 Tractor-trailer Crash Facts

Large truck accidents can occur in similar ways as passenger car accidents, but the end result tends to be far more horrific. Unfortunately, tractor-trailer accidents happen every day, and the vast majority are caused by passenger car drivers. Keep reading to learn more facts about truck accidents. #1 – One person is injured or killed every 15 minutes...

Sharing The Roads With Tractor Trailers

How to Stay Safe Sharing the Road with Tractor Trailers There are a couple of different aspects to keep in mind while sharing the roads with tractor-trailers. Below are some tips to keep top of mind when driving. Do Not Follow Closely- Trucks need more time and distance to stop. Do not follow a tractor-trailer too...

Common Causes Of Tractor Trailer Accidents

While auto vehicles bring with them an inherent risk due to their size and weight, trucks, and tractor-trailers carry an even greater risk. In 2017, 72 percent of people killed in large-truck crashes were occupants of other vehicles. This was up 9 percent from 2016. The average passenger vehicle weighs about 2.5 tons, while the average commercial...

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