4 Defensive Driving Tips to Help You Avoid a Collision This Holiday Season

You have probably heard the term “defensive driving,” but have you ever stopped to think about the kinds of skills it might require? The National Safety Council established the first defensive driving course in 1964, which means nearly all motorists on the road today have had the opportunity to learn about this approach since the day they got their license. But how many have actually enrolled in such a course, and how many know how to apply its principles when behind the wheel?

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How Long Must Truckers Retain Their Logs and Supporting Documents?

Trucking is a demanding job, and when commercial drivers fail to exercise caution on their routes, they put everyone on the road around them in serious danger. In an attempt to prevent fatigue and reduce the risk of drowsy driving collisions, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) devised regulations that limit how long truckers can travel without taking a break.

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What Are the 5 Most Common Causes of Truck Crashes?

Motor vehicle collisions involving 18-wheeler trucks are some of the most devastating because their size and weight can cause considerable damage to passenger vehicles—and the occupants inside them. Even truck accidents that happen at slow speeds can result in serious injuries and even fatalities.

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Do I Have to Call the Police Following a Collision?

If you get into a minor car accident on your way to work or while running errands, you may just want to exchange information with the other motorist and be on your way. When you fail to take certain steps following a collision, though, you compromise your ability to recover compensation for any damages you incurred.

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5 Steps to Take After a Collision with a Commercial Truck

Collisions between passenger vehicles and commercial trucks are often devastating for the passenger vehicle occupants because 18-wheelers are so much heavier than cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks. It’s not uncommon for people involved in a collision with a big rig to sustain debilitating and even fatal injuries.

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