Category Archives: Road safety

Truck Accidents Most Common and Dangerous in Rural Areas

America’s rural heartland has long been the backbone for cultural and social legends. Producing Daniel Boone, the American flag, and patriotic spirit by the truckload. Rural areas are also home to the majority of big rig crashes and truck accidents. … Continue Reading

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Motorists Endangered by Truckers Parking on Freeway Shoulders

As more and more long haul truck drivers use highway and freeway shoulders to catch up on sleep, the danger to motorists is growing. Parking their trucks in emergency areas, the big trucks are preventing broken down motorists from safely … Continue Reading

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California Joins Washington in Banning Truckers from Talking on Hand-held Cell Phones

Unlike too many states, California is stepping up its efforts to protect motorists from distracted truck drivers in order to cut down on truck accidents. As of June 30, 2011, truckers in California are now required – as are all … Continue Reading

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