Tractor Trailer Accidents

The Importance of Trucking Safety

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Truck drivers do Americans a tremendous service by transporting much-needed items and goods where they need to be, day in and day out. When driving on the highway, you will likely encounter at least one trucker at work, delivering essential cargo to or from a destination. In this case, other motorists must drive safely and…

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How Can You Drive Safely Around Tractor Trailers?

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There’s no doubt that driving any automotive vehicle can be dangerous. But when involved in an accident, some vehicles can prove more dangerous than others. The damage that can be caused by a tractor-trailer far exceeds that of a car. At 80,000 pounds, an average tractor-trailer weighs about 20 times more than an average car….

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Fatal Tractor Trailer Accident Reminds Us the Importance of Driver Safety

Earlier this week 2 men were fatally injured near Interstate 77 when their car traveled under a tractor trailer. The tractor trailer was turning onto C.C. Camp road when the accident occurred. Unfortunately, the two passengers inside the car did not survive their injures. The NC Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident. To read…

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Negligent Tractor Trailer Driver Causes A Six Vehicle Collision in Greensboro

A negligent tractor trailer driver caused one fatality and at least five more serious injuries when he collided with six motorcycles on I-85 in Greensboro. The accident took place on the morning of Saturday, July 18th, and serves as a tragic reminder of the destructive power of tractor trailers. When operated by negligent, reckless or…

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EMS Worker Fatally Injured After Being Struck by Tractor-Trailer

A sad and unfortunate incident took place Wednesday morning on Highway 14 just north of Greensboro. After stopping to assist two motorists stranded on the side of the Highway, an off-duty Emergency Medical Services worker was struck and killed by a tractor trailer driver who lost control of his vehicle while traveling at excessive speeds….

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Local Families Fall Victim to Fatal Tractor-Trailer Accident

Over the past several months, you’ve heard a lot about tractor trailer accidents and the serious damage they can do. Just four months ago, the headlines were about actor and comedian Tracy Morgan who was hit by a tractor-trailer while riding in a limo bus. This accident was devastating. Morgan is still recovering and the…

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After A Car Accident, Don’t Call The Insurance Company First, Call Daggett Shuler

Imagine you are in a car accident on the way to work. The police are called to fill out a report and the other driver is found to be at fault. Along with your wrecked car, you sustain neck injuries which require physical therapy and time off of work to heal. After the accident you follow…

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Avoid Accidents: Be Aware of Tractor Trailers

Accidents involving big rigs happen often, resulting in many fatalities and thousands of injuries to drivers and their passengers. Just last week, North Carolina State Police closed the Eastbound lanes of Interstate-26 because of a horrible tractor trailer accident. Unfortunately, these types of accidents are all too common. Daggett Shuler stresses the importance of safety while traveling…

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