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How safe are older truckers on the highways?

There is a nationwide shortage of truck drivers to haul America's goods -- and it could be impacting the safety of the trucking industry. It's estimated that in order to move at least 70 percent of the cargo for our country, there must be no fewer than 48,000 able-bodied truck drivers available.

Driver fatigue can be deadly when it affects commercial truckers

Most people recognize that driving while tired isn't the safest decision. However, many people find themselves in situations where it seems like they don't have another option. Commercial truck drivers all too often fall into this category.

Revealing the top reason for truck accidents

Truck accidents are devastating. Cars get run off of the road, sandwiched between multiple trucks and hit at intersections. People suffer serious injuries and many lose their lives. In a lot of these cases, the truck drivers themselves are fine, protected by the sheer size of their vehicles, and it's others who suffer the most.

Sharing the road with a big truck? Be sure it keeps its distance

There's not much more frightening on the road in California than looking in your car's rearview mirror and seeing a huge truck barreling toward you as you wait in traffic. Just in the nick of time, the truck stops. Sigh of relief.

Gather necessary information after a California truck accident

It's hard to imagine anything more frightening on the road that looking in the rearview mirror and seeing a big rig barreling toward you. Or going through an intersection, with a green light, only to find a truck driver didn't obey a red light. In both instances, you do your best to take evasive action.

Tractor trailer accidents injures three in Los Angeles

Three people were recently injured when a tractor-trailer in Los Angeles came into their car's path of travel, violently striking the car.  The 405 Freeway was closed for a time due to the seriousness of the injuries and damage to the road surface as well.

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