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1 Killed In Dump Truck Accident

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Driving behind a slow vehicle can be frustrating, especially when you’re already running behind. Many people speed and cannot slow down in time. Some try to pass illegally. Others do pass legally but lose control. All of these situations can lead to a serious accident. This situation led to a deadly rear-end accident for… Read More »

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Amazon Truck Driver Killed In Jackknife Accident

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Weather conditions can make driving dangerous for Houston residents. Rain can make the freeways treacherous, especially for semi truck drivers. Sadly, wet conditions in Houston led to a deadly crash. The fatal semi truck accident occurred in the early morning hours of March 15 in the 7500 block of N. Sam Houston Parkway. A… Read More »

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Woman Killed In Garbage Truck Accident

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Garbage trucks are useful vehicles, but you sure don’t want to crash into one. A garbage truck is a big and bulky vehicle that can weigh more than 20 tons, so a collision with one can be deadly. Sadly, this was recently the case in Houston. A woman was killed after crashing into a… Read More »

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Semi Truck Driver Arrested After Deadly Crash

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Semi trucks are large vehicles that help transport goods from one place to another. While these trucks are necessary for the economy, they need to be driven properly. A driver who is intoxicated, reckless, speeding, or inexperienced can cause serious or even fatal injuries to others. Sadly, this was recently the case in Houston,… Read More »

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Semi Truck Collides, Loses Load Near Downtown Houston

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When a semi truck is involved in a crash, many things can happen. Not only can it collide with other vehicles, but it can lose its load, causing the road to be covered in debris. In some cases, the load can contain harmful chemicals. A recent semi truck crash in Houston caused a major… Read More »

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1 Killed In Houston Semi Truck Crash

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Semi truck crashes can be deadly. In these accidents, the truck driver is not always at fault. Sometimes other drivers collide with these huge trucks, causing disastrous results. A fatal truck accident in Houston led to one death. The crash happened on the morning of January 28 on the Southwest Freeway.  An 18-wheeler was… Read More »

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Hours Of Service In The Trucking Industry

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In the trucking industry, there are a lot of federal regulations that need to be followed. One of them involves hours of service. All drivers and carriers must comply with the hours of service law, which refers to the maximum amount of time truck drivers are allowed to be on duty over the course… Read More »

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1 Killed In Fiery Semi Truck Crash In Sugar Land

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Texas sees a lot of traffic due to semi trucks. These large vehicles are responsible for hauling freight to stores and warehouses, and while necessary, they can cause serious semi truck crashes if not driven properly. A semi truck was recently involved in a fiery crash in Sugar Land, killing one person. The fatal… Read More »

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Truck Driver Negligence

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When semi trucks crash, the results are often disastrous. When passenger vehicles are involved, the occupants are often seriously injured or even killed. While drivers of passenger vehicles can be held liable for these accidents, more often than not, the truck driver is the one at fault. Truck drivers have a huge responsibility. They… Read More »

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Woman Injured in Texas Semi Truck Crash

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Semi truck crashes can be scary. That’s why drivers try to avoid them on Texas’ busy roads. However, sometimes accidents involving big rigs still happen. Many times, they end in fatality. Fortunately, in a recent crash in Texas, everyone survived and is in stable condition. The incident occurred on the afternoon of December 8… Read More »

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