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Infrastructure Improvements Could Save Lives in Houston Truck Accidents

Truck accidents have been a major threat to public safety on U.S. roads for many decades. There are numerous causes of truck accidents, and this offers many potential solutions for reducing the number of accidents which occur on the roads

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How Truck Platooning Technology Can Protect Houston Drivers

Truck platooning, an emerging safety technology which has made impressive showings in Europe, is now coming to America. The Federal Highway Administration recently announced successful tests of three-truck platoons in Centreville, Virginia, just miles outside of the nation’s capital. These

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Self-Driving Trucks Raise Questions of Liability and Accidents Rates

Autonomous vehicle technologies are becoming more prevalent across America. As these technologies improve and expand, complicated legal issues as to liability (legal responsibility) for accidents caused by self-driving vehicles. This can affect insurance premiums, liability laws, and overall safety on

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How Houston Drivers Can Protect Themselves From Truck Accident Injuries

Every year, thousands of Americans are injured and killed in accidents involving trucks. The roads of Texas are no exception: according to the Texas Department of Transportation, there was not a single day in 2016 that did not have a

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Drivers Face the Risk of Serious Injuries in Houston Truck Accidents

The roads in and around Houston are filled with truck accidents which injure thousands of Texans every year. Truck accidents cause more injuries than car accidents do. A larger, heavier vehicle will sustain less impact from the crash than a

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Houston Truck Accident Injuries Could Be Reduced With Underride Guards

Truck accidents in Houston and around the country are on the rise. New crash tests show one thing that seems to make a difference as far as the outcome are side underride guards. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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Cameras a Critical Tool to Driving Down Houston Truck Accidents

There has been increasing pressure on law enforcement agencies to equip their officers with "body cameras," the idea being that video doesn't lie - or at least gives us a more complete picture of how events and encounters unfolded. Memory

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Can Allowing More Twin-33 Tractor-Trailers Reduce Truck Collision Risks?

Prevention of truck accident risks is important. Currently, federal legislation is being weighed that proponents argue could significantly drive down truck accidents and save lives. However, opponents assert this new proposal would actually increase truck accident risks and make fatalities more likely

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Houston Accident Risks Rising Due to Increased Opioid Use Among Truckers

Opioid use is becoming a major crisis throughout the United States. Health and Human Services  provides some troubling information about the epidemic of opioid abuse. As HHS explains, 2014 saw the highest number of deaths due to drug overdoses as

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Load Problems That Increase the Risk of Houston Truck Accidents

Problems with the way that cargo is loaded onto a commercial motor vehicle can be very dangerous. One large truck causation study published by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine found that 26 out of 239 rollover truck accidents was caused

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