Trucking Accidents

Groundbreaking front crash avoidance technology such as forward-collision warning (FCW) and automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems is estimated to make a huge life-saving impact on American roads. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) estimates that by 2025, vehicles equipped with both technologies will prevent 42,000 crashes, 20,000 injuries, and…

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report to Congressional Requesters entitled “Truck Underride Guards Improved Data Collection, Inspections and Research Needed.” The report found that an average of about 219 fatalities from underride crashes involving large trucks were recorded annually from 2008 to 2017. It also…

Five Tips for Driving Safely Around Trucks

Nothing is more dangerous than a large tractor-trailer colliding with a passenger car on the highway. As Oklahoma Department of Public Safety statistics show, between 2012 and 2016, on average, 497 drivers of large trucks were involved in fatal and injury-producing truck wrecks on our state’s roads each year. The…