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Double Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills 1 on Interstate 35

According to NewsOk a tractor-trailer rig driver was killed this afternoon when he collided with another tractor-trailer on Interstate 35 at NE 122nd Street in Oklahoma City. According to the…

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Rules of the Road for Commercial Truck Drivers in Winter

Winter driving can be treacherous for anyone out there on the road. When snow, ice and sleet limit visibility or make the road slippery, the best action to take is to stop driving and wait for…

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Tractor-Trailer Overturns, Kills 1 in Oklahoma City

An Oklahoma highway inspector died on Tuesday after a tractor-trailer overturned on him, NewsOK reports. The inspector was working in the median of the Interstate 40 Crosstown construction…

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Trucking Litigation – Why we Impose Weight Limits

Among the most dangerous vehicles on the road are trucks; particularly tractor trailers or semi trucks, as they often are referred. Many factors add to the danger of these vehicles including…

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Recognition of Road Hazards avoids Car and Trucking Accidents

In reviewing the commercial drivers manual (CDL) I was reminded that to be a good defensive driver, we must always be on the lookout for hazardous driving situations and/or conditions. As an…

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Rules of the "SLICK" Road for Commerical Drivers

In litigating tractor-trailer accidents in Oklahoma, I’ve often found a compelling place to research the actions of the semi driver is through his or her state’s Commercial Drivers…

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Sobering Review of Trucking Statistics Compiled by Oklahoma Law Firm

McIntyre Law recently did a sobering review of statistics associated with driver fatigue and semi-tractor crashes in the United States. According to our study,
Drivers reported in a 2007 study that…

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Trucking Fatalities: A Very Real Issue in Oklahoma

Fatigue Among Oklahoma Drivers Cannot Be Ignored
Truck drivers perform a vital function for our society on a daily basis by transporting goods, food and a variety of other items across the country….

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Fatigue Cited in Deadly Tulsa Semi Turnpike Crash

According to the Tulsaworld.com, driver fatigue was the probable cause of the deadly 2009 Interstate 44 pileup claimed 10 lives. The crash is one of the deadliest road crashes in Oklahoma history…

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Commercial Trucking – Blind Spots

Big rigs are big business in America.
For example, 82 percent of communities in this country depend solely on tractor trailers to deliver their goods, according to Consumer Guide Automotive….