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Four Top Reasons Truck Accidents Happen - AutoAccident.com

Four Top Reasons Truck Accidents Happen – AutoAccident.com

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Truck accidents are common in California, particularly in those areas where there is high interstate traffic. This takes a devastating toll on occupants in passenger vehicles as they share the road with big trucks.

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Operation Safe Driver Week Promotes Truck Safety

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident attorney. This week marks Operation Safe Driver Week across the nation. Safety programs will be held to promote safe driving for commercial trucks not only in the United States but in neighboring Canada and Mexico. Agencies for law enforcement will also have officers out around the country looking for traffic infractions to promote safe driving and get serious traffic offenders off the roads. This year’s safe driver week runs from October 15 through the 21st.

Using Augmented Reality Techniques to Help Train Truck Drivers

Using Augmented Reality Techniques to Help Train Truck Drivers

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Big changes may be coming soon to the trucking industry as it employs high tech to make driving a big rig safer and more efficient. Although many people are familiar with self-driving trucks, which may be taking to the roads soon, other technology such as augmented reality is coming into use in the trucking industry.

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Uber Freight May Be a Boon for Truckers and Carriers

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Several companies are looking into ways to pair drivers and trucking jobs nationwide. This symbiotic relationship will make it easier for truckers to get jobs and for shipping companies to get the workers they need. Let’s take a look at companies investing in this format and the potential for better freight transport.

New Truck Electronic Logging Devices May Save Lives on the Road

New Truck Electronic Logging Devices May Save Lives on the Road

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Protests are taking place around the country by drivers of big rigs objecting to the end of the year implementation of electronic logging devices. The devices were mandated by Congress in order to make the work environment safer for drivers of large trucks and to track, share and manage the logs maintained by drivers, replacing the old way of logging trip information.

 Jackknife Accidents Pose Serious Threats to Motorists

Jackknife Accidents Pose Serious Threats to Motorists

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. Nearly every month, big rigs jackknife on California freeways causing serious injuries and traffic nightmares. Since these types of accidents put everyone at risk for incurring fatal injuries, it’s important to review the different steps that can be taken to prevent such events.

Truck Accident Fatally Injures Woman Near Fresno County

Truck Accident Fatally Injures Woman Near Fresno County

I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno truck accident lawyer. A woman was driving her vehicle near Selma on the afternoon of Monday, October 1, 2017. The woman was involved in a trucking accident with two big rigs. The collision, sadly, caused the woman to suffer fatal injuries.

Six Rules for Truck Safety on the Road

Six Rules for Truck Safety on the Road

I’m Ed Smith, a truck accident lawyer in Fresno. Driving in California means dealing with congestion on the roads. It also means avoiding truck accidents. Such accidents, due to the truck’s size and weight, are often fatal to passenger vehicle occupants or cause serious injury. Following rules for truck safety may keep the roads safe for everyone.