It should come as no surprise that semi-trucks undergo the same rigors of recalls that other vehicles experience – any awareness of recalls would likely be relevant to semi-truck owners, trucking businesses or those who suffered injuries or fatalities related to these recalls. What follows Read More
Statistics reveal that there is at least one fatality in 98% of accidents involving semi-trucks. Realistically, then, that means in any accident in which one of the vehicles is a semi-truck at least one person is killed. Moreover, there is an average of 130,000 persons Read More
According to the national Highway Safety Administration, the agency is seeking to finalize some important regulations by the end of this year, which will include a requirement for seat belts on commercial buses. The original proposal for seatbelts on commercial buses has been long-delayed and Read More
Improperly secured or shifting loads on semi-trucks (and other vehicles) that come loose can – and in many cases, have – caused property damage, injury and even deaths. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – there are an estimated f 25,000 accidents annually Read More
The following are from reports of authentic events that had fatal results: *In one Midwest town 2 people were killed in separate accidents when a tire from a passing semi-truck went airborne and crashed into nearby vehicles. *In a town out west one of two Read More
One of the most surprising discoveries in recent years is the negative effect that continued exposure to diesel fuels can have on truck drivers. Diesel fuel is a petroleum product. Its use is widespread – and is an energy source for a variety of products Read More
Semi-truck driving and safety depend on the physical condition of the trucker and statistics regarding the physical state of the semi-truck driver is very important. In fact, this information is much more difficult to uncover – particularly in this day and age of numbers and Read More
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