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Driver slams tree in the road in heavy snow — Could trucker have prevented it?

| February 14, 2014

Truck driver John Doe was caught in a bad blizzard on a dark road in the middle of South Dakota when he suddenly came up on a fallen tree in the road. He couldn't stop ...

Operator avoids accident but loses one of his doubles — Could he have prevented it?

| January 24, 2014

Truck driver John Doe successfully evaded an out of control Mercedes but lost one of his doubles. His carrier said he could have prevented it, to which he contested. Could he have prevented it?

Intermodal hauler’s rig flipped by wind — Could trucker have prevented it?

| December 26, 2013

Truck driver John Doe's intermodal container was hit by a 70 mph wind gust and knocked on its side. Could Doe have prevented the accident?

Mustang tears out of high-fenced complex, hits truck — Could trucker have prevented it?

| December 13, 2013

While truck driver John Doe was running the speed limit down a two-lane highway, a crazed Mustang driver shot out of a high-fenced apartment complex into Doe's front bumper. Could he have prevented this accident?

Big rig hits snow bank avoiding dump truck — Could trucker have prevented it?

| November 27, 2013

Truck driver John Doe swerved to the right and into a snow bank to avoid a dump truck who had dipped into his lane and was coming right at him. Could he have prevented the ...

Truck accident likelihood varies widely by state

| November 14, 2013

Truck occupant deaths rise in 2012, along with overall highway fatalities, NHTSA says

| November 14, 2013

The number of highway deaths rose in 2012 from 2011 by 1,082 to 33,561. The number of large truck occupant fatalities also rose, seeing an increase for three consecutive years. However, ATA disputes the terminology ...

Chevy pickup turns corner, slams truck’s trailer — Could trucker have prevented it?

| November 12, 2013

Truck driver John Doe was waiting to be unloaded when a pickup roared around the corner of the restaurant and smashed into his trailer’s ICC bar. Was this a preventable accident?

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