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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, [...]

May 25, 2017

FMCSA Analysis of Critical Events Leading Up to Truck Crashes

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In a collision between a large, commercial truck and a passenger vehicle, it is the occupants of the passenger vehicle that sustain the most injuries and are more likely to perish. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that about 5,000 occupants of passenger vehicles die in traffic crashes with large, commercial trucks each [...]