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New Website Aims to Reduce Truck Driver Fatigue

September 27, 2013

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In a report entitled Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR) have attempted to address the problem of driver fatigue. They have launched a new website is taking a proactive approach to combating driver fatigue. The main focus of the North […]

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents: Truck Driver Fatigue

September 26, 2013

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Truck driver fatigue is an often underestimated factor in accidents involving trucks across the country. Many times, fatigue is linked to drivers who work too much and push beyond the Hours of Service rules. These drivers often manipulate their log books to make it seem like they are not pushing beyond these boundaries. What is […]

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Avoid Truck Accidents This Summer with These Road Trip Safety Tips

September 6, 2013

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Summer often entails road trips and family traveling. However, approximately 500,000 commercial truck accidents occur each year, and road trips mean that more people are on the road and they are more susceptible to being involved in a truck accident. When a passenger vehicle collides with a commercial truck, devastating results may follow due to […]

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