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Trucker Lucky His Jack-knifed Truck Didn’t Hit Another Vehicle
A dangerous situation can happen when hauling a trailer called jack-knifing. This happens when the trailer swings around to the side behind the cab far enough that the cab can no longer recover. If you could look at the truck from the air, it would start to resemble a folding pocket knife. These situations are …
Trucks Are Ignoring the Speed Limits and Lane Rules on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge
Given all the speed limit signs and changes on the Atchafalaya Bridge, you would think that it would be safer. However, there seem to be problems with enforcement of the limits and regulations for truckers. The Advocate published a letter to the editor a few months back about the need for better enforcement to keep …
Fiery Rear-End Collision with 18-Wheeler on Interstate 59 Kills One
According to The Times-Picayune, a 49-year-old man from Slidell died in a fiery rear-end collision with an 18-wheeler truck after attempting to pass it.
Congestion Following a Crash Causes Subsequent 4-Truck Collision With 2 Fatalities
According to KLFY News, a tragic four-vehicle collision resulted in the death of two men late last month. Officers from Louisiana State Police Troop A reported to the scene on Interstate 10 eastbound at approximately 2 a.m.
Collision with Log Truck Kills 2
TheTownTalk reports on a tragic collision that occurred early last Thursday on La. Highway 124 between a passenger car and a loaded log truck.
Doctor Stops to Help Truck Accident Victims after Yet Another Collision
WBRZ2 reports on yet another motor vehicle collision on I-10 East, right before the exit for La. 415.
One Dies in Fiery Crash Involving 18-Wheeler and Dump Truck
4WWL reports on a tragic collision on Interstate 310 that killed one woman and left one man with severe burns.
Who Might Be Liable for Damages after an 18-Wheeler Accident?
Semi-trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and commercial drivers are often on the road for 11 hours per day.
How to Receive a Fair Settlement Following a Semi-Truck Accident
You pass semi-trucks on a daily basis. Whether on the freeway or on the city roads, these important cargo carriers are a vital part of everyday commerce.