Truck Accident Kills Motorcyclist

It should come as no surprise to anyone that motorcyclists are at greater danger when they are on the highways that are most other motorists. The smaller vehicles that they ride, the fact that they have no roll cage around them and the fact that these vehicles can be difficult to see for other drivers all make motorcycles risky. In Sun Diego, a motorcyclist recently lost his life on the 405 freeway during a collision with a truck. Read More

Tanker Truck Closes New Mexico Freeway

A fiery crash involving a tanker truck ended up closing down Interstate 40 in New Mexico during November. The crash didn’t take anyone’s life, but it did end up causing damage to the freeway that needed to be repaired. In Texas, it’s not uncommon to see tanker trucks plying the freeways on their way back and forth across the country. Like any other 18 wheeler, there are some real hazards associated with getting too close to these vehicles. With tanker trucks, however, there are other hazards that one has to keep in mind.

Dangerous Cargo

When you look at the back of a tanker truck, you’ll see a numerical code and usually some other warnings that inform people as to what is in that tank. The numerical code gives information on whether or not something is radioactive, flammable, corrosive and so forth. Most of the time, there are also stickers that anybody, even if they don’t know what the numerical codes mean, can read. Read More

Investigating Semi Truck Wrecks

Accidents involving semi trucks can be complex. In addition to the fact that the wreck itself has to be investigated, there are other factors that come into play. Trucking companies and the drivers that work for them have to adhere to strict standards regarding working conditions, the amount of time that drivers spend on the road and other factors. These have to be investigated, as well as physical evidence of the crash, to determine what happened and how it happened. Read More

Common Causes of Semi Truck Accidents

There are many different reasons for semi truck accidents. The main thing you want to keep in mind is, when one of these accidents is about to happen, you don’t want to be anywhere near it. If you see an accident coming, you should make every effort to get off of the freeway, to pull over and wait well out of range of what’s about to happen or to do whatever else you have to do to get clear. Here are some things you can look for to avoid getting into one of these accidents. Read More