Entries Categorized as 'Speed'
It goes without saying that accidents involving trucks inflict greater damage to life and property than regular motor vehicle accidents. While this may be somewhat of an obvious observation, there are specific reasons why truck accidents are considered much more dangerous to motor vehicle passengers. These include: Higher Rates of Speed. The majority [...]
There are over 46,000 miles of highway within the US highway system. Thousands of trucks and vehicles travel on these roadways daily and as a result, a significant number of truck accidents occur each year. Below are some of the most common causes for truck accidents on our nation’s roadways: Common Causes Of [...]
A major cause of trucking accidents on our nation’s highway is related to excessive speed by truck drivers and operators. Speeding can create dangerous roadway conditions for both passenger vehicles and commercial truck drivers alike. Because of their size and weight, speeding-related accidents involving tractor trailers, 18-wheelers, semis and other commercial trucks can result [...]