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Truck Hits Schoolbus Carrying Children

A recent afternoon accident between a school bus and a semi-truck in Bailey County, Texas, has resulted in 10 children, the bus driver, and the truck driver being transported to various hospitals for evaluation. The children in the bus were heading home after a day of summer school classes. Despite minimal injuries, all parties ought [...]

By |2019-06-18T02:11:48+00:00June 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Catastrophic Trucking Accidents

A recent New Mexico semi-truck collision has two drivers dead and their trucks in shambles. One driver swerved over a median and head-on collided with another on Interstate-40. The cause of the accident is still unknown and remains under investigation. There are a few common causes of trucking accidents that could have occurred. They are: [...]

By |2019-02-05T20:14:58+00:00February 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Dangerous Texas Roads

Houston has been given the unfortunate reputation of being home to the nation’s deadliest roads. With fatal accidents at a 12% increase in 2017, officials are considering changing the speed limits both on common roads and highways. According to the Texas Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Crash Facts, in 2017 there was: 1 person was [...]

By |2019-01-21T20:48:17+00:00January 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Opioid Crisis and Truck Drivers

It’s no secret that the opioid crisis in the U.S. has skyrocketed immensely. As of March 2018 it was estimated that over 115 people die each day due to an opioid overdose. This extreme epidemic is not concentrated to one area of the nation or to one group of people, it’s widespread. This, unfortunately, does [...]

By |2019-01-09T20:27:43+00:00January 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How to Be Prepared to File a Truck Wreck Claim

In the United States alone, roughly 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year, with an average of 5,000 of them resulting in at least one death. These are astronomical numbers. While we have seen an increase in new technology that we’re hoping helps to bring those numbers down, it is still up to drivers to create [...]

By |2018-12-27T16:46:02+00:00December 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Violators Out of Business

A recent New York, private garbage truck company went out of business after multiple, continuous violations. The company also racked up two deaths while in business. This may seem like the right series of events, however, most truck companies do not lose their licenses or close down after a few violations, or even deaths. What [...]

By |2018-12-03T20:26:34+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Jason’s Law and Midland’s Potential Violations

Jason’s Law was founded after a truck driver, Jason Rivenburg, was shot and killed in his truck after being mugged. Rivenburg was parked at an abandoned gas station to rest while on the job. The lack of safe and well-lit rest stops for truck drivers is well-known in the industry. Drivers and truck company owners [...]

By |2018-11-20T21:50:07+00:00November 20th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Drivers Being Comped for Sleep Could Save Lives

Oftentimes drivers choose to keep on trucking, or driving if you will, rather than get some much needed shut-eye so that they can get a job done and, ultimately, get paid. One of the major causes of truck-related accidents is fatigued drivers. When drivers are so focused on getting as many hours on the road [...]

By |2018-11-08T22:14:14+00:00November 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Impact of Low Driver Interest and Experience

Commercial truck drivers are required to undergo extensive levels of training to ensure they know how to safely operate the vehicles they are driving. With the low interest in truck driving careers, the once-extensive training has been minimized to a lower, ‘just enough’ approach to training drivers in order to encourage new, young drivers to [...]

By |2018-10-15T17:29:13+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Truck Laws in New Mexico and Texas

Truck drivers are required to know the trucking laws of each state they plan to drive through. While they may very well know the laws of the state in which their trip originated, those laws may differ from their surrounding state’s laws. This is equally important for drivers and truck companies to know. For example, [...]

By |2018-10-04T20:25:34+00:00October 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments