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Testing of Self-Driving Trucks Underway

Waymo, which is a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc. has been in the business of developing autonomous vehicles for the past 10 years. Since 2017, Waymo has been working on self-driving trucks and the company has plans to launch Waymo Via, a commercial freight delivery service.

Frequent Causes of Fairfield Truck Accidents

Big-rigs are a common sight for residents of Fairfield. Because the city sits right on one of the country’s largest highways, there are constantly large commercial vehicles traveling through the area. While trucks may be a sign of healthy economic activity, they also pose a serious threat to area drivers. While it’s impossible to predict exactly when or where a truck accident is going to happen, there are ways to increase your knowledge about these collisions and improve your safety on local roadways. For this reason, locals may want to know about the most common causes of Fairfield truck accidents.

Truck Accidents in Fairfield

Fairfield is a bustling city, the largest city in Solano, houses the county government, and serves as the Sacramento Valley’s gateway to the Bay Area. All of this means that Fairfield is often full of both commuter and local vehicle traffic. Residents know that local roads can get hectic, and, unfortunately, this means a high rate of vehicle accidents. Some of the most dangerous accidents that can happen are those that involve large commercial vehicles. Tractor-trailers present a serious risk to passenger vehicles and are a common sight on Fairfield roads. Those who want to stay safe while driving in the area may be interested in these statistics on truck accidents in Fairfield.

Fairfield Truck Accident Causes Chemical Spill

On Friday, July 12, 2019, an auto accident involving a large commercial truck caused a chemical spill in Fairfield. The accident happened at a major intersection on the south side of the city and involved two vehicles, including a large truck carrying heavy equipment. Thankfully, no injuries resulting from this auto accident have been reported, and authorities stated that the collision did not pose any threat to the environment or private property.

Tractor-Trailer Overturns in Fairfield

Officers of Solano area California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a trucking accident took place on a local highway on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The accident involved a big-rig truck and reportedly blocked traffic for hours during the early afternoon commute times. Thankfully, CHP has reported that nobody suffered injuries during this accident and that no additional vehicles were involved in the collision. The suspected causes of the crash have not been reported by investigators. While nobody was harmed during this crash, trucking accidents can be very dangerous and this collision serves as a reminder of how highway trucking accidents can happen at any time.

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Big Rig Accident in Fairfield on Interstate 80

I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield truck accident lawyer. An accident occurred on Friday between a big rig and a passenger vehicle on Interstate 80 in Fairfield heading west. The crash remains under investigation as to cause at this time.

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