Accidents Caused by Trucks in NC Archives - Page 6 of 30 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Overweight Trucks: A Menace on Our Roads

In the interests of commerce, sometimes shortcuts occur. Businesses vying to get their products to consumers in an increasingly competitive market mean distributors are overwhelmed to meet deadlines. Often this translates into goods being overloaded into commercial trucks beyond their capacity. Numerous trucks on our nation’s highways are carrying cargo exceeding legal limits. These same…

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AAA Report: Truck Safety Technology Could Avoid 63K Truck Accidents Each Year

A recent report issued by the American Automobile Association (AAA) says that at least 63,000 truck accidents could be avoided each year if vehicles were equipped with the right truck safety technology. The report, Leveraging Large Truck Technology and Engineering to Realize Safety Gains, used data from the more than 400,000 truck crashes that occurred…

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