Most people who drive personal vehicles on public roads understand that they should be wary about commercial trucks, like 18-wheelers or semi-trailer trucks. These vehicles are involved with a large number of fatal crashes each year, as well as accidents that result in serious injuries and permanent disabilities. There are three major factors to consider about… continue reading.
Truck accidents usually cause catastrophic loss due to their magnitude. When they do occur, it can be difficult to determine who is at fault. There are usually multiple parties involved and responsible for ensuring a truck is safe for the road. Depending on the accident, liable parties could include the truck driver, trucking company, truck… continue reading.
Most people on the road already understand that commercial trucks can be dangerous. They have massive blind spots and difficulty stopping quickly. Their drivers have to complete more education and face more legal restrictions on driving, but they are still humans who make mistakes. Understanding the risk posed by commercial trucks allows you to be more… continue reading.
Two adults lost their lives and six others, including two children, were seriously injured along the La Mesa portion of State Route 125 (SR 125) on Wednesday, Aug. 2. The three-car crash occurred as a tractor-trailer jackknifed at the roadway’s transition onto eastbound Interstate 8 near the Murray Drive exit. The trucker, who had been… continue reading.
A truck jackknifing is perhaps one of the most feared type of accidents tractor-trailer operator face. They most commonly occur when a truck hits a slick spot. It can cause the trucker’s load he or she is carrying to swing in an opposite direction from the truck’s cab. At its worse, this violent action can… continue reading.