Category: Truck Accidents
An amendment calling for the removal of three current truck safety provisions was rejected by members of the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations the first week of June 2019.
Approximately 5,000 people in passenger vehicles die every year in accidents involving semi-trucks, and about 700 people in semi-trucks die each year. Will self-driving semi-trucks lower the numbers?
IIHS reported in March that most pickups need better side protection for passengers.
NHTSA says there was a 41 percent increase in the number of deaths in truck crashes. This increase in preventable truck crashes is unacceptable.
Driving in foggy conditions requires extra care. Experts say more than 500 fatalities happen each year because of fog-related accidents. Here are some safety tips we would like to share with you.
We consider the advocating of safety in preventing motor vehicle accidents an important mission and encourage lawmakers to make safety a priority.
Accident vehicle fires are very dangerous and require immediate action to rescue drivers and passengers. When traffic accident fires happen, they can cause residual fires and injuries, even deaths.
2019 has just begun and already there have been two horrific accidents within three days involving semi-trucks; both accidents occurred on Interstate 75 and took a total of 13 lives.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced in September 2018 that 8 major truck trailer makers were now making rear guards capable of preventing deadly under-ride accidents.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports over 4,000 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes in 2016. What were the causes?