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New FMCSA Data includes Lack of Seat Belt Use

Last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released safety data from 2011, including the following: One-third of truck occupant fatalities occurred when occupant was not wearing a seatbelt; 64% of large truck fatal crashes occurred on rural roads; … Continue reading

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Box Truck, Semi Collide in Farmersville, TX

Driving through a construction zone on Highway 380 in Collin County, Texas, a tractor trailer and a large box truck crashed head-on on Monday, March 27. According to MyFoxDFW.com, one person was rushed to a nearby hospital by air ambulance. … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Crash Kills One in Amarillo, TX

A man driving an SUV was killed on Saturday, March 17, when his vehicle collided with a tractor trailer in Amarillo, Texas. According to the Amarillo Globe-News, the SUV turned right onto St. Francis Avenue from Morning Drive when it … Continue reading

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Man Killed in Truck Collision in Groesbeck, TX

A high school teacher was killed when he rear-ended a tractor trailer and seconds later was hit by a pickup truck on Highway 164 in Groesbeck, TX, on Wednesday, March 14. According to KWTX.com, the man pulled to the shoulder … Continue reading

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Driver Charged in Fatal Multi-Truck Crash in San Antonio

A truck driver who stopped his vehicle in the fast lane of a San Antonio freeway, causing a three-vehicle collision that left one man dead on Monday, March 5, has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, according to the San … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Driver Cited in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Dallas

The driver of a tractor trailer that crashed into one vehicle before rolling over and landing on another in Dallas on Thursday, Feb. 23, will be cited for failure to control speed. According to CBS DFW, the tractor trailer was … Continue reading

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Delivery Truck Collides With Passenger Vehicle in Texas

A delivery truck and a passenger vehicle were involved in a two-car accident in Abilene, Tex., on the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 8, according to KTXS.com. A FedEx truck driver was trapped inside his vehicle after the accident, which reportedly … Continue reading

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Semi-Truck Clips Van Carrying Nine People in Texas

NewsChannel10.com reports that a semi-truck driving southbound on I-40 through Amarillo, Texas, hit a passenger van carrying nine people Sunday evening. The incident left the van flipped upside-down, but no major injuries to either the driver of the truck or … Continue reading

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Tractor-Trailer Accident Near Austin, Texas

Fox News reports a tractor-trailer accident that injured 32 people on Tuesday, January 17 around 7:30am in Temple, Texas. According to a trooper from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a school bus fell onto its side after a tractor-trailer … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: December 27 – January 2

In order to be effective, a truck accident attorney must be competent, knowledgeable and working for you. He must have the trial skills to take your case all the way. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, … Continue reading

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