Are Autonomous Trucks Safe?

Commercial truck drivers have a difficult job. They drive long hours and live a lot of their life on the road as they work to get products and packages from one end of the country to the other. It is no surprise, then, that companies are making a push to create autonomous trucks. While certain…

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What Are Truck Underride Accidents?

Truck underride accidents occur when a car slides under the rear, side, or front of a truck. Just look at any 18-wheeler or any large truck and you’ll immediately see that the tires are much larger than the tires on a car. This means that the floor of the truck will be higher off the…

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What Makes Garbage Trucks So Dangerous?

Sanitation services can be a thankless job, especially in the heat of the Delta in the summer. It is the backbone of society and a necessary occupation to keep things running, but it is notorious for, well, the sanitation. Working as a garbage truck driver can be potentially dangerous as well. The vehicles are usually…

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Truck Drivers Use Dangerous Measures to Keep Awake

While those on the outside of the profession may think truck driving is an easy way to make money, those who actually do it know the truth. It is a grueling and intense job, with long hours, heavy lifting, and more isolation than people should have. It is a necessary and essential job, but as…

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents Resulting from Negligence

On May 22, 2021, a truck driver was killed in a crash on Interstate 22 in Mississippi. According to police reports, a Freightliner traveling eastbound on Interstate 22 collided with the rear of a 2006 Freightliner that was also headed in the same direction. The victim was 61-year-old Leander Webb, a Mississippian who was pronounced…

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The Dangers Posed by Different Types of Trucks & Trailers

Commercial trucks come in all shapes and sizes. Different types are used to transport different types of products. The common denominators are that every truck driver is required to understand how to operate the type of truck or trailer they operate. This includes obtaining the proper training. A proper understanding also includes properly and regularly…

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What Leads to Truck Jackknife Accidents in Mississippi?

It happens time and again on America’s highways: a semi-truck or 18-wheeler starts to slide or skid. When the truck stops, the trailer part of the truck wraps around the tractor/cab. The trailer ends up at a 90-degree angle from the tractor. The driver of the truck likely suffers serious injuries or dies. Any vehicles…

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