Commercial Trucking Accident

Why Truck Companies Don’t Want Driver-Facing Cameras

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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 4,136 people died in truck-related crashes in 2018. That number alone justifies implementing technology that can make U.S. roadways safer for everyone. In recent years, multiple companies have developed sophisticated systems that monitor truck driver actions and the road around trucks. While these systems have been…

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How Do I Sue Interstate Distributor Company After a Truck Wreck?

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Tacoma-based Interstate Distributor Company is one of the largest trucking companies in Washington, with more than 1,900 drivers and a fleet size bigger than 5,000 vehicles. If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a truck accident involving an Interstate Distributor Company truck, you deserve to understand your legal rights and options as well as what…

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Truckers Are Providing for Us During Coronavirus Outbreak, but the Industry Needs to Prioritize Safety

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Truck drivers are keeping our nation safe and supplied during the COVID-19 global pandemic. But as the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration makes temporary adjustments to safety regulations, it’s more important than ever that the trucking industry works to reduce the rates of deadly truck wrecks. In this blog, we’ll review how the trucking industry is…

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How Do I Sue System Transport Inc After a Wreck?

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System Transport Inc. is the Pacific Northwest’s largest flatbed trucking company, with over 40 years of experience and a fleet of 800 trucks and 1,200 trailers. The company ships everything from building materials to lumber on Washington roads. While Systems Transport Inc. has an encouraging safety record overall, their trucks were still involved in over…

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Self-Driving Trucks on Washington Roads: Are They Safe?

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In December 2019, a self-driving semi-truck developed by tech company Plus.ai successfully drove from California to Pennsylvania to deliver a load of butter. This marked a potential turning point in the effort to put more driverless vehicles on the roadways. The coming demand for partially autonomous trucks means there will be a wave of demand…

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Coping With Mental Health Issues After a Truck Wreck

Coping With Mental Health Issues After a Truck Wreck

Mental Health Issues After a Truck Wreck Are Real When most people think of big truck crashes, they might not immediately think of depression, PTSD, or anxiety. Unfortunately, mental health issues after a truck wreck are not only real, but they’re actually very common. For victims suffering after a traumatic crash with a big truck,…

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Do Truck Companies Pressure Drivers to Break the Law?

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Do Truck Companies Pressure Drivers to Break the Law? What You Need to Know Trucking companies often pressure their drivers to break federal law in an effort to maximize company profits. Companies can get away with this manipulation because many drivers only make a living wage after they work an extreme amount of overtime. Overworking…

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Truck Companies Continue to Operate After Repeat Safety Violations

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Truck Companies Continue to Operate After Repeat Safety Violations Tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks can cause devastating injuries when they crash, which is why various regulatory organizations and agencies exist to make sure truck companies operate safely. So, it might surprise you to learn that even when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) —…

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How Trucking Companies Cause Deadly Truck Accidents

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How Trucking Companies Cause Deadly Truck Accidents When a deadly truck wreck occurs, suspicious eyes usually fall on the truck driver. Were they speeding? Driving while drunk or high? Playing with their cell phone in the cab? Too often, truck drivers simply act as the “fall guys” in these cases. Yes, the truck driver may…

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