accidents

Trucker gets squeezed into crash in downtown delivery: Preventable or not?

Trucker John Doe tried to merge back into traffic after making a delivery in downtown rush-hour traffic. But an impatient cab driver mashed the gas to try to maneuver around Doe’s rig, causing the two vehicles to collide. Could Doe have prevented this accident?

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I-65 South closed to one lane south of Birmingham

An overturned 18-wheeler has one southbound lane of I-65 blocked, just south of Birmingham, Ala., as of Thursday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. Central time.

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Trailer flips in gusty wind: Preventable or not?

A 70-mph gust broadsided trucker John Doe’s container, flipping it violently on its side. His carrier issued a preventable accident warning, which Doe contested. Could Doe have prevented the accident?

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Trucker struck by object thrown through windshield in Mobile, Ala.

Jones told the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office he saw a suspicious red pickup truck before the object came through his windshield, the report says. The MCSO told Fox 10 that other truckers have reported objects being thrown at their trucks and also seeing a red pickup.

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Truck brings down Oklahoma City bridge

There were no reported injuries and the driver said that he had cleared the May Avenue Bridge while traveling east bound on Oklahoma Highway 3 earlier that day, but had struck it later while driving west bound.

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Parts of I-20/59 in Alabama shut down due to crash involving two trucks

The crash occurred just after 9 a.m. local time at the 82 milemarker, according to a report from Birmingham news station Fox6. One person was injured in the crash.

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Wreck on a foggy highway: Preventable or Not?

Scenario: Trucker John Doe was rolling down a rural highway in a shroud of early-morning fog at the posted limit of 55 mph when a pickup pulled out in front of him at an intersection and the two vehicles collided. Was this preventable or not?

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POLL: Post-crash litigation — has it reached into your business?

Trends show awards/activity in the courts have been on the rise: Have you been involved as a defendant in post-crash civil litigation, whether you were at fault in the accident or not?

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Truck crash data collection: Action items for new advisory committee

Report from the first meeting of the MCSAC Post Accident Report Subcommittee, tasked by Congress with identifying areas for improvement in accident data collection, including primary causation factors.

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Trucker involved in suicide-by-truck crash in Pittsburgh suburb

The crash occurred on U.S. Route 30 southeast of Pittsburgh, according to the report, and the driver of the car collided head-on with the truck and was killed.

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