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Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking

In 2016, the Texas Department of Transportation released a sobering statistic. The state had not gone a single day in 15 years without a fatality on one of its roads and highways. While there are a variety of factors that contribute to the statistic,...

Finding Enough Insurance After a Catastrophic Truck Accident

In most truck accident cases, the drivers are independent owner/drivers. They are with small carriers that have few assets. And they generally purchase the minimum amount of liability insurance required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrat...

Want to Avoid a Truck Crash? Don’t Drive on Thursdays (and Other Tips).

To get into an accident with a semi-truck or tractor-trailer is to face potentially life-altering or life-ending consequences. And while truck drivers receive exhaustive safety training, it is always best if you take your safety into your own hands. ...

Computer Devices Serve As Step Toward Safer Trucking | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Driver Shortage Means Increased Risk of Truck Crashes

Driver Shortage and Truck Accidents The United States is currently facing a severe shortage of truck drivers. While this fact is alarming, it isn't surprising. Driving a semi-truck is hard: There are the long days and weeks—sometimes even mon...

Texas motorcycle accidents: Truck rears ends, kills biker

All drivers know that there are ever-present hazards on the American roadways. Most take continuous precautions to ensure that they are operating their vehicles in as safe a manner as possible. Many also take care to drive defensively to lessen the c...