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How to prevent a jackknife trucking accidentWednesday, March 28, 2018

Jackknifing happens when a semi-truck's cabin and its trailer get out of alignment. These incidents often happen when the semi-truck is backing up, and they can also happen when a truck is braking. Essentially, the cabin and its trailer bend at a severe angle to form a V or L...Click here to read more

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How do truck drivers get distracted on the roads?Thursday, February 22, 2018

Tractor-trailers are an important part of the economy in Maryland and throughout the country. The more of them you see, the better the economy is performing. They are also some of the most dangerous vehicles on the roads. Their size and weight make it very difficult to stop on...Click here to read more

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I-95 in Maryland closed by wind-related truck accidentWednesday, January 24, 2018

Trucks are the lifeblood of shipping, retail and countless other industries on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States and beyond. Maryland, a state where many supply chains and types of transport come together, knows the value of trucks and shipping more than many other states. Truck safety is vitally...Click here to read more

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Explaining truck driver hours-of-service rulesFriday, December 22, 2017

Truck drivers are the backbone of the American economy. The more trucks you see on the roads, the better the economy is performing. More and more trucks on the roads creates a problem for other drivers. These trucks are large, difficult to stop and carry heavy loads. Today, we will...Click here to read more

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Why is truck driver fatigue so dangerous?Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Driving fatigued can be just as bad as driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It can also be as dangerous as driving distracted. When a drowsy driver hits the roads of Montgomery, he or she will put every other motorist around in danger. The danger becomes even worse...Click here to read more

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Large truck accident common causes in MarylandMonday, October 30, 2017

Do you get worried driving near large trucks? It's understandable. These trucks are much larger than your car, and they travel at high rates of speed. They weigh multiple tons, even when empty, and can haul oversized loads. Truck accidents are quite common, which is why we are taking a...Click here to read more

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Driver killed in box truck accidentFriday, November 25, 2016

The driver of a box truck was thrown from his vehicle as the truck overturned. A Maryland State Police medevac helicopter did fly him to Christiana Hospital, which is located in Delaware, but the medical staff announced that he had passed away when he arrived at the hospital. The...Click here to read more

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Small trucking companies not taking to e-logs as quicklyWednesday, September 21, 2016

There are many ways that small trucking companies can differ from large trucking companies. This includes matters regarding records. For one, companies of differing sizes can vary considerably in the amount of records they have overall. They can also differ in their record-keeping practices, including their practices regarding driver logs....Click here to read more

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