An accident with a 18-wheeler is a terrifying experience -- one that nobody ever should have to go through.
If you have a driver's license and the ability to drive a box truck (a small U-Haul), you can probably find yourself a job this holiday season.
If you've been in an accident with a truck, you were probably lucky to survive it!
Truck accidents are a major cause of property damage and lost lives on the nation's highways.
If you've spent much time on the nation's highways, you've probably seen a truck or two that's given you cause for concern.
Whether you're in a car or a truck, hydroplaning is a terrifying experience because you are unable to control your vehicle for however long it occurs -- and even a few seconds at high speeds can spell disaster on the roadways.
Could a simple alteration to the average semi change the odds of survival for the occupants of a car when the semi and the car collide?
Driving while distracted leads to accidents and injuries. Truck drivers need to be particularly careful to pay attention to the road due to the size of their vehicles. They take longer to stop and can't maneuver as well as smaller cars or trucks.
Trucking in the winter can be dangerous, especially with heavier winds, rain, ice and snow. Driving a tractor-trailer in severe weather requires special skills that not all truck drivers have, which is why it's important for them to learn before they take on that kind of route or work in poor weather conditions.
It's dangerous on the roads, particularly when there are large vehicles around you with poor visibility. Truck accidents are commonplace on highways, even though there are safety regulations to help reduce and eliminate them. It's an unfortunate fact that some drivers don't pay attention. Others fall asleep or drive recklessly while they're behind the wheel.