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Understanding Jackknife Accidents

The last thing you want to see in your rearview mirror when on the highway is a tractor-trailer out of control behind you. Sometimes these big rigs go into uncontrolled skids, flip over, blow tires, or jackknife. This article will help you in understanding jackknife accidents.

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4 Things to Avoid When Driving Near Big Rigs

Big rig trucks are the transportation backbone of our nation and are responsible for moving enormous portions of our national goods from place to place not only inside California but between every other state as well. But these giants are far from gentle, and they are behind a frightening number of severe...

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Defective Tires in a Truck Accident

Nearly all auto accidents beg the same question, “Who is a fault for the collision?” This answer often includes a detailed list of at-fault parties, particularly in California commercial truck wrecks.

Truck drivers bear a great responsibility to maintain their rigs in safe, operational conditions. Sometimes, however, no matter...

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How Can Truck Accidents Be Prevented?

Truck accidents have high rates of severe and fatal injuries, so the best thing to do is avoiding getting into one. As Ben Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” 

Unfortunately, despite the best of intentions, truck accidents still happen. If you got hurt...

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Common Truck Accident Regulation Violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was created by the US government to help regulate the trucking industry and improve safety standards across the nation. Every trucking company and truck driver in the country must adhere to the FMCSA’s regulations. 

Unfortunately, many trucking companies and their drivers fail...

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Common Types of Trucking Accidents

California hosts some of the busiest roadways in the nation. A prime travel and trade state, California roads are congested with commuter, leisure, and commercial drivers. 

Fast-paced and heavy traffic demand more focused attention from drivers. While all drivers make mistakes, commercial trucks add a different...

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