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Driver Texting Is a Major Cause of Trucking Accidents

Driving while distracted is the most common cause of car accidents and the problem has been compounded by the widespread use of smartphones. Truck drivers are among the worst offenders. In the U.S., 15 percent of all traffic crashes are caused by commercial drivers texting or otherwise typing on mobile devices while on the road. Read More

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Common Causes of Idaho Trucking Accidents

A recent report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) cites driver fatigue as the main cause of a 2018 trucking accident in Boise that resulted in multiple fatalities. During a traffic slowdown in a construction zone on I-84, a semitrailer crashed into the rear of Jeep Wrangler, propelling it into the vehicle ahead. The Read More

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Common Causes of Utah Trucking Accidents

The intersection of U.S. 89 and State Road 30 in Garden City is the site of frequent truck accidents, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. In the most recent, on March 3, 2020, a semi-truck driver lost control of his brakes, put the truck in neutral and ran through the intersection at speeds between 25 Read More

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Idaho Enacts Hands-Free Cell Phone Law to Reduce Distracted Driving

In Idaho and across the country, distracted driving — principally due to use of cellphones and other handheld devices — has become the chief cause of traffic accidents, many of them deadly. In response, Idaho has enacted a law that makes it illegal for drivers to use such devices unless they are voice-command operated. The Read More

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What Are the Leading Causes of Auto Accidents?

Six million auto accidents occur every year on American roads, leaving two million people with permanent or fatal injuries. This sobering statistic begs the question: what causes so many motor vehicle crashes? Sadly, most stem from driver behavior that is well known to be dangerous. Here are five of the most common car accident causes. Read More

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