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Truckers who suffer from burnout are dangerous

Posted on December 16, 2016 in
A lot of people think of trucker fatigue as one of the only situations that can impact a trucker’s ability to drive safely. Truckers can also suffer from burnout, which is a completely different situation. This can also be a dangerous event. Trucker burnout might not be as common these days as it was...
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Securing cargo must be a trucker’s priority

Posted on November 3, 2016 in
The heavy loads that truckers transport around the country can be a hazard to everyone who is sharing the roadway with the semitruck. This is especially true if the load isn’t properly secured. An unsecured load can go careening off of the truck and slam into other vehicles or it can crash into the...
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The cause of the semitruck accident matters considerably

Posted on October 13, 2016 in
In our previous blog post, we discussed how some accidents can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. That disorder can be difficult to deal with because you never know what is going to trigger a flare. If you were in a semitruck accident and have been diagnosed with PTSD or suffered any injuries, you might...
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Vehicle accidents could lead to post-traumatic stress disorder

Posted on October 7, 2016 in
A car or truck accident can be a traumatic occurrence for anyone. During serious accidents, your body itself is put under a lot of stress. First, it goes through a high-level fight or flight response that triggers adrenaline and can cause temporary physical changes in the body. Second, you could experience an injury that...
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Medical and mental healthcare matter after a big rig crash

Posted on August 30, 2016 in
Accidents that involve semi-trucks are scary. Just last week, we discussed how serious jackknife accidents can be. If you think about those accidents and the considerations we discussed, you can see why they would be frightening. The initial shock of the accident is only one thing that you will have to deal with if...
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