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Big Rig Accident With Sedan Occurs on S.R. 99

A big rig accident involving a sedan occurred in Yuba City on November 27, resulting in minor injuries. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring around 12:38 p.m. along southbound S.R. 99 and Oswald Road. The crash partially blocked the southbound lane and involved a tractor-trailer and Toyota Corolla. 

Accident Near Prairie City Road Intersection Occurs Between Box Truck and Van

A rural accident east of Rancho Cordova injured four people, including a small child, on November 17. The accident occurred near the Prairie City Road intersection with White Rock Road, blocking the eastbound lanes. According to the report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a 20-30-foot-long Enterprise box truck was going west when it suddenly crossed over the median to the eastbound side where it collided with a Honda Odyssey.  

Injury Reported in Logging Truck Accident on Winding Way 

An overturned logging truck accident caused injuries in a rollover that occurred on November 1 at Grizzly Flats southeast of Placerville. The collision occurred on Winding Way at Capps Crossing around 12:24 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that Cal Fire emergency responders were called to the scene. 

Robben Road Fatality Big Rig Accident Kills Driver of Sedan

A big rig accident involving a Chevy sedan occurred in Dixon on October 10 that killed the driver of the passenger vehicle. The collision happened near the Robben Road intersection with Vaughn Road around 7:00 a.m. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the driver of the Chevy was going west along Vaughn Road as the big rig was moving south along Robben Road. 

Study Reveals Amazon Truck Drivers Twice as Likely to have Unsafe Driving Scores

Big, blue vehicles with the Amazon logo have become increasingly frequent sights on our roads and highways in recent years as the online retailer has dominated the home delivery market. And while any accident involving a large truck is more likely to result in serious property damage and injuries than accidents involving only passenger vehicles, a recent study seems to indicate that contract drivers of Amazon trucks may be much more likely to be involved in accidents while driving for Amazon than for other companies. This must prompt the question — why are Amazon truck accidents occurring at a greater rate?

Accident on West Side Freeway Causes Minor Injuries

A semi crash involving other vehicles occurred in Sacramento on October 3, resulting in injuries. The accident happened along the northbound side of the I-5 West Side Freeway just south of the Sutterville Road off-ramp around 12:52 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the tractor-trailer was hauling a load of tomatoes and crashed with two other vehicles. 

Wildcat Road Logging Truck Crash Occurs When Vehicle Rolls 

A fully loaded logging truck experienced a rollover accident southeast of Redding on September 28, which blocked the roadway. The accident happened at the intersection of Wildcat and Manton roads around 7:11 a.m. Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to the call of an accident and discovered the logging truck on its side with the tow bar to the rear dolly broken. 

Fatal Accident on Todd Road Kills Out-of-State Truck Driver

A fatal accident killed a truck driver in Santa Rosa on September 19 after he exited his semi and was in the roadway when he was struck by a dump truck and pickup. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as a 59-year-old man from Keller, Texas. The accident happened on Todd Road, close to Moorland Avenue, near Highway 101, at around 5:45 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Peabody Road Accident Traps Injured Woman in Vehicle

A Fairfield woman suffered major injuries in a traffic accident involving a dump truck on September 19. The accident happened along Peabody Road around 11:30 a.m., and the woman became trapped inside her vehicle due to the collision. She was extricated from her vehicle by firefighters with the Fairfield Fire Department, who used tools to free her. 

Cell Phones and 40-Ton Vehicles Combine for a Serious Danger from Distracted Truck Drivers

Most states in the United States have some form of law related to the use of cell phones for calls and texting while operating motor vehicles. The state of Washington was the first to initiate a texting ban with a law passed in 2007. Continue reading ›

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