Category Archives: Truck Accidents

Trailer Manufacturer Ordered to Pay $18.8M in New Mexico Trucking Case

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Landmark Trucking Accident Case in New Mexico SANTA FE, NM – According to a news report published online by, a trailer manufacturer has been ordered to pay $18.9 million to a New Mexico family in connection with a fatal trucking accident. The subject accident occurred in 2015 and caused the death of a 16-year-old […]

Crash Tests Reveal Significant Dangers Associated with Semi-Trailers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – An online news report from WUSA9 CBS discusses recent crash tests outside of Audi Field that demonstrates the catastrophic dangers associated with semi-trailer accidents. Recent crash tests conducted at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. sheds light on just how dangerous semi-trailer accidents can be.  The crash test was organizedby advocates seeking to strengthen […]

Sleep Apnea/Obesity and Trucker Safety

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In a recent landmark ruling in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the court held that a long-haul truck driver working out of North Dakota did not have his rights infringed upon when he was denied work after refusing to be tested for sleep apnea.  (Parker v. Crete Carrier Corp., 2016 BL 339384, […]

MirrorEye Technology Truck Accidents

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Today on roads across the United States, a growing number of non-commercial drivers have cars that come equipped with cameras to assist the driver.  These cameras make it easier to back into a parking spot, parallel park, or even provide a 360-degree bird’s eye view of the car to enhance safety. We may soon see these […]

Crash Involving Semi Kills 2 in Rankin County, Mississippi

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RANKIN COUNTY, MS- The writes that two people died in a one-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck that took place in Rankin County. The Mississippi Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the crash, which took place at night on Mississippi Highway 18.* The semi appears to have crossed over the highway’s center line […]

Man Dies in I-220 Rollover Wreck in Jackson, Mississippi

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Jackson, Mississippi – November 9, 2018 – WJTV News reports that a fatal automobile accident occurred on I-220 North in Jackson. One man died from injuries he received when his vehicle went off of the road and rolled over. Rollover accidents have a greater fatality rate than other types of vehicle wrecks. Approximately two percent of […]

18-Wheeler Accident Causes Injuries in Georgia County, Mississippi 

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Accident Involving Multiple 18-Wheelers Causes Injuries, Property Damage in Georgia County, Mississippi  George County, Mississippi– May 21, 2018 (WKRG) According to a report from WKRG, a collision between two tractor-trailers blocked both lanes of traffic at the intersection of Highway 26 and Highway 57. Injuries have been reported, but details about those injuries are not […]

18-Wheeler Accident in Florence, Mississippi on Veterans Drive

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Eighteen-Wheeler Overturns Causing Major Traffic Delays in Florence, Mississippi Florence, Mississippi — May 19, 2018 (Times Daily) According to a report by the Times Daily, an overturned tractor-trailer blocked the eastern end of Veterans Drive for over seven hours. Fortunately, no one was injured in the wreck. The truck rolled over as the driver tried […]

High School Graduate Dies in Tractor Trailer Wreck in Forest County, Mississippi

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Forrest County, Mississippi – May 30, 2018 (The Clarion-Ledger, WDAM) – According to reports from The Clarion-Ledgerand WDAM, a young woman died in a crash involving an automobile and a tractor-trailer. Eighteen-year-old Savannah Gibson graduated from Forrest County Agricultural High School just hours before she died in the accident. The accident happened on Mississippi 13 […]

Trucker Dies in West Point, Mississippi Rollover Accident

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West Point, Mississippi– May 1, 2018 (The Dispatch) According to a report in The Dispatch, the driver of a tanker truck died in a crash. The tractor-trailer that the man was driving rear-ended another vehicle, and the truck driver lost control of his rig, which rolled over as it left the roadway. Reports from the […]