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What Is MCS-90?

Posted on November 3, 2023 in
It should come as no surprise that trucks and large commercial vehicles can cause tremendous damage to other motorists in the event of a crash. The National Safety Council’s statistics show that, although large commercial trucks account for only 5% of all registered vehicles, they are involved in nearly one out of every ten...
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What Does It Mean for a Truck To Jackknife?

Posted on March 2, 2023 in
A jackknife accident gets its name from a pocket knife or “jackknife.” It describes what the semi-truck looks like after the accident. The tractor and trailer fold into each other like you would fold a jackknife to close it. Unfortunately, as the trailer sweeps around toward the tractor (cab), the semi-truck can “fold in”...
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Who Pays for My Injuries in a UPS Truck Accident?

Posted on July 19, 2022 in
In Oregon, drivers are financially responsible for any accidents that they cause. These rules also apply to accidents involving UPS vehicles. If you are injured in a collision with a UPS driver, you have the right to file a lawsuit or insurance claim and recover compensation for the losses that you sustained. However, it...
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What Causes Delivery Truck Accidents?

Posted on July 19, 2022 in
Delivery trucks are involved in serious accidents every year, causing severe harm to drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists alike. In these situations, the victims have the right to pursue a legal claim against the at-fault person or entity.  To determine the liable parties, however, the victim first needs to understand what caused the collision. There...
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The Issue of Overworking and Undertraining in the Truck Industry

Posted on July 18, 2022 in
In the United States, the trucking industry is subject to several rules and regulations to ensure the safety of truckers and other people on the road. Unfortunately, some drivers are forced to work more hours than federal law allows. Additionally, some trucking companies fail to properly train their drivers before they get behind the...
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