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Dangers of truck driver fatigue

Truck drivers have a huge responsibly. Not only are they responsible for shipping goods from one area to another but also they must do so safely. Truck drivers are behind the wheel of large and dangerous machines. Even simple mistakes can cause serious injuries if a truck accident were to occur. As a result, truck drivers need to be extremely careful when driving. As mentioned in a previous blog post, drivers must avoid distractions, like talking on a cell phone or texting, in order to minimize the risk of accidents.

Can truck drivers use cell phones on the road?

Many Missouri residents live busy lives, and truck drivers are no exception. In the past, if a person was driving, they had very few ways to engage in other activities while behind the wheel. However, technology has made it easier for people to multitask while driving. For many people cell phones give people the chance to work, socialize or browse the web while driving. These activities are dangerous and can often lead to an accident.

Family files wrongful death suit after truck accident

When a person is killed in a truck accident as a result negligent truck driver, that person's family may have the ability to bring a wrongful death suit. The suit can hold a negligent driver financially responsible for the accident.

Know your rights when a car is unsafe

People rely on their cars for many different reasons. In most cases, people expect their cars to not only work, but to keep them safe. Today, cars are equipped with a variety of safety features that are meant to protect drivers and passengers from harm. While these features may be helpful against external danger, they might not help stop or prevent auto defects from causing damages.

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