Category: Truck Accidents

First Actions To Take After a Truck Accident

According to the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data, about 415,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks. Of those numbers, there were 4,444 fatal crashes and 101,000 injury crashes. Dealing with the aftermath of a truck collision can be overwhelming. The mix of concern about injuries and vehicle damage, coupled with the potential impact on […]

Is It Safe To Pass a Tractor-Trailer on the Right?

When we go through a driver’s education class to receive our driver’s license, we learn that the general rule of thumb for all drivers is to pass other vehicles on the left side. The reasoning is twofold: the left lane is intended for faster traffic, while the right lane is for slower traffic. Additionally, the […]

What Are a Semi-Truck’s Blind Spots?

In North America, tractor-trailers, which are also known as semi-trailers because the trailers themselves have no front wheels, are between 70 and 80 feet long with a “standard” cab. With a “cab-over” cab, the entire rig is between 4 and 8 feet shorter than a “standard” cab. In any event, no matter the type of […]