In a continuous effort to make tractor trailers more safe, those who develop new technology are working on some innovative ideas for preventing 18 wheeler accidents. A prototype collision avoidance system called the Evasive Maneuver Assist is undergoing testing and seems promising for reducing 18 wheeler crashes.[...]
When commercial trucks share the roadways with passenger vehicles, tractor trailer accidents can happen. When they do, truck accident attorneys know that people can be injured severely or even fatally. To avoid being involved in tractor trailer crashes, observe the important tips below and stay safe on the highways.
1. Avoid Traveling in [...]
Trucking accidents occur in many different ways and are sometimes caused by the most unexpected things. Trucking accident attorneys find that among the various reasons for these crashes, unsecured loads are responsible for a fair amount. Experienced drivers know that when heavy cargo is not properly loaded [...]
Platooning is a new concept that is being developed within the trucking industry. It is designed to save money and improve trucking safety. The main goal of this strategy, which involves the electronic piloting of multiple trucks in tandem, is to increase vehicle efficiency and safety which [...]
The inattention of heavy truck drivers is a leading cause of semi truck accidents that result in devastating injuries and costly property damage. Trucking accident attorneys who see the aftermath of poor driving practices cannot stress enough how distraction and lack of attention to detail pave the way [...]
In December of 2017, the long-awaited deadline to be in compliance with the new ELD laws finally arrives. This law, designed as part of the ongoing effort to increase roadway safety by reducing semi truck accidents, requires that all drivers and companies use approved electronic logging devices [...]