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Dec 14, 2017

Common Causes of Chain-Reaction Truck Crashes in Tennessee

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Large commercial trucks are prevalent along the highways in Tennessee, and accidents involving 18-wheelers, semis, tractor trailers and other types of large, commercial trucks happen far too frequently. One of the most devastating type of truck accident is the chain reaction collision or the multiple vehicle crash caused by these massive vehicles. What causes chain [...]

Dec 7, 2017

Will Speed Limiting Devices Help Prevent Truck Accidents?

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Last summer, after encouragement and support from the trucking industry and traffic safety advocates, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a rule that would require large trucks to install and use speed-limiting devices. The rule would require that the speed-limiting device in a truck would [...]

Sep 19, 2017

Inadequate Truck Driver Training and Trucking Company Vicarious Liability

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While not every truck accident with a passenger vehicle is caused by the truck driver, more often, the passenger vehicle occupants suffer the most severe injuries because of the massive size difference between the two vehicles. Truck drivers receive classroom training and behind the wheel training in how to drive tractor trailers safely, but sometimes, [...]