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Truck Accident

Fire Engine in DC Kills One, Injures Another

Posted on May 18, 2018 to
Fire engines report to emergency calls every day in the state, and when they do they race through city streets with their lights and sirens on. In most cases, they do so without injury. This past March, one D.C....
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Truck Driving is One of the Deadliest Jobs in America: Who is at Risk?

Posted on August 25, 2017 to
The trucking industry requires a lot from their workers. Not only do workers have horrible hours, but the pay is not worth the physical demands on the body. Furthermore, the lifestyle puts many truck drivers at risk for health...
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Do Trucks and Buses Need Data Recorders?

Posted on July 29, 2015 to
According to McClatchyDC.com, the National Transportation Safety Board has urged bus and truck manufacturers to install data recorders on vehicles so that they can be studied in the event of a catastrophic accident.  The NTSB made the recommendations following...
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Maryland Postman Injured in Truck Accident

Posted on May 15, 2015 to
On April 9, a mail carrier in Bowie, Maryland was critically injured when his postal truck overturned on a highway. According to WJLA-TV, the crash occurred on Maryland Route 450, at High Bridge Road. The mail carrier, who was...
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Can I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Following a Truck Accident?

Posted on January 28, 2015 to
Have you been involved in a truck accident? Have you lost a family member to a tractor-trailer crash? Make sure you have the accident thoroughly investigated, as you may be entitled to compensation. Sadly, nearly 700 people were killed...
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What Does My Car Insurance Cover?

There is no “one size fits all” for car insurance. Generally, people tend to opt for the “state minimum” for car insurance because it is the cheapest coverage available. However, this insurance only covers damage caused by a collision...
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Two Women Die in VA Drunk Driving Accident

Posted on July 16, 2014 to
Sometimes one wonders what it will take to finally get people to stop driving drunk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that almost 30 people in America die every day in crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver. This...
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Rising Truck Accident Fatalities Lead to New Scrutiny

Posted on July 2, 2014 to
According to a report in the New Jersey Star-Ledger, the Walmart truck that flipped Tracy Morgan’s limo recently was ultramodern in its technology. The high-tech cab was fitted with sophisticated collision-avoidance systems, forward-looking radar and interactive cruise control, plus...
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Driver Charged In Tracy Morgan Crash Was Awake Over 24 Hours

It appears that 35-year-old Kevin Roper—the Walmart truck driver in a crash which killed one and injured several others—was, incredibly, awake for over 24 hours before the accident. Roper is charged with vehicular homicide and assault by auto in...
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How Safe Is It To Walk In Big Cities?

A DC woman run was over by a dump truck at 6th and Indiana Streets Northwest in DC last week. The woman was in the crosswalk when she was struck. She was not initially injured, but then the driver...
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