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Texas truck accident caused by negligent motorcyclist

For many licensed motorists, crossing the center line is a frightening, yet common occurrence. While some drivers catch a lucky break, and make it to their destination unscathed, many others are not so fortunate. This proved true in a recent truck accident in Texas, that claimed the life of a motorcyclist when the two vehicles collided.

Texas multi-vehicle crash believed to be caused by trucker error

Every day along Texas freeways, there is the risk of getting caught up in a serious car accident. While the majority of motorists make every effort to operate their vehicles conscientiously, other drivers do not take the same care and consideration. A recent multi-car accident left one woman with serious injuries and seems to have been caused by a trucker error.

Easing diabetic restrictions may lead to truck accident risk

For years, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has barred some truck drivers with a chronic illness from operating large commercial vehicles. However, it is now contemplating allowing some drivers with diabetes to hit the highways again. However, will this decision result in more Texas residents facing a higher risk of being involved in a serious truck accident?

Long hours make for high risk of truck driver fatigue

Federal regulations that stipulate how long a trucker may drive exist for good reason. Limiting the number of hours behind the wheel is intended to reduce the risk of an operator suffering from truck driver fatigue. However, this is often a difficult regulation to enforce, sometimes resulting in deadly accidents in Texas that devastate the lives of victims and their families.

An Austin truck accident can lead to a lifetime of pain and loss

If you live in the Austin area or surrounding suburbs, then you are well aware of the heavy flow of large trucks in and around the city. Along with that increased traffic, comes the increased likelihood of being involved in a serious truck accident. These accidents can lead to a lifetime of pain, suffering and economic damages.

Deadly accident that killed 1 may be result of trucker error

Texas officials never lack for work to do, especially when it comes to investigating serious accidents. One of the most recent traffic fatalities may be the result of a trucker error. The crash involved several vehicles, including two tractor-trailers.

Texas patrolman injured in terrifying truck accident

Police work can be a rewarding but often dangerous undertaking. However, many officers may not give a lot of consideration to the possibility of being involved in a truck accident, especially when engaged in a relatively routine duty. However, one Texas patrolman is now working to recover after a serious accident.

Change in rules could lead to increased truck driver fatigue

Without the efforts of the commercial trucking industry, many businesses would be unable to provide their customers with the material goods they have come to expect in a timely manner. Unfortunately, this convenience sometimes results in accidents caused by truck driver fatigue. Drivers who have not spent adequate time off of the road pose a danger to fellow travelers here in Texas and elsewhere throughout the nation.

Texas truck accident claims the life of motorcycle rider

There is generally no contest in a wreck between a motorcyclist and an 18-wheeler. This is especially true when the truck is traveling at highway speeds and hauling a full tank of heavy fuel, making it difficult to stop or maneuver quickly if necessitated by traffic conditions. A recent truck accident in Texas cost the life of a motorcyclist and caused significant damage to the highway's infrastructure.

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