The Deadly Effects of Raising a Rigs Mansfield Bar

When trucks are not in compliance with federal regulations, the results may be catastrophic. A Los Angeles resident made national news last March when he escaped certain death, simply, by ducking. The Corvette he was driving collided with a moving truck and pushed itself under it. Had the man not ducked he would have been … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

Officers Honor Trooper Killed by a Semi Truck Last Year

In early September a highway memorial sign was erected in honor of a state trooper who was killed during a routine traffic stop in Illinois. Illinois law enforcement officials honored the dedicated trooper’s memory. Kyle Deatherage, a 32-year-old Illinois trooper had traveled out to New Jersey last year with a group of 28 other troopers … Read more

Updated: November 6, 2013

Soap Truck Rolls Over Dumping Detergent into Creek

An unusual accident caught the eye of drivers as they were heading down I-81 north in Botetourt County, West Virginia near mile marker 168 in the pouring rain. On July 3, according to Virginia State Trooper Sergeant John Thompson, a semi-truck that had been transporting a full load of dish detergent bottles overturned, spilling the … Read more

Updated: February 1, 2018

Truck Accidents Involving Hazardous Materials

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Trucking companies are often utilized to transport these chemicals from one of these facilities to another. We rely on chemicals often in our everyday lives. Many of them are beneficial, such as ones that simplify household chores. However, there are many chemicals that are hazardous, especially when used or released improperly. Hazards sometimes occur when … Read more

Updated: September 23, 2020

What To Do If You Are Involved in A Truck Accident

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While preventing a truck accident is ideal, you only can control the actions of your vehicle, not those around you. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, passenger vehicles and their occupants that are involved in a crash with a semi-truck have very little chance of walking away from these situations without injury.  The disparity … Read more

Updated: September 23, 2020