Truck Crashes: More Stopping Distance Needed to Avoid Disaster

In order to operate a semi-truck or tractor-trailer, the driver must have a commercial driver’s license (CDL). This is because driving these vehicles are much more difficult than operating a passenger vehicle. Turning, maneuvering, parking, and...

The Deadly Results of Override Truck Accidents

Tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks are massive vehicles, often weighing up to 80,000 pounds. Having one of these huge vehicle driving next to you or behind you can be intimidating for any passenger vehicle driver. Tragically, many truck...

NTSB’s Most Wanted List to Reduce Truck Accidents

Every year, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) releases its Most Wanted List. This list details the agency’s top priorities when it comes to reducing accidents, increasing awareness, and addressing changes needed in legislation to...

Bike Advocates Want Safety Guards on Truck Trailers

Bicycle is on a lot of minds in Massachusetts this month, as state legislators are considering how to make roads safer for bikers. Last week, there was a proposal to mandate safety guards on all big rigs that operate in Massachusetts.

The state...