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Archive: Truck Accidents

Kentucky Ranks Among States With High Number of Fatal Big Truck Accidents

Our Lexington truck accident lawyers report that Kentucky Ranks among the States with the highest number of fatal big truck accidents.

The sight of an 18-wheeler bearing down from behind or speeding off an interstate ramp is enough to make even the most experienced driver cringe. Because of the sheer size and weight of tractor trailers, they often generate serious injuries to occupants of cars and other vehicles in multi-vehicle collisions. Truckers may be driving too…

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Accident on Carroll Cropper Bridge Reminds of Toll of Large Truck Accidents in Kentucky

Our Kentucky truck accident lawyers report on a fatal truck accident on the Carroll C. Cropper Bridge.

Truck accidents often have the most catastrophic results. Such was the case recently in Kentucky, when a mother and her daughter, a college freshman, were tragically killed after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer on the Carroll C. Cropper Bridge. Media reports say the family’s vehicle was stopped on the bridge when the collision occurred…

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Electronic Logbooks Proposed to Make It Easier to Detect Fatigued Drivers and Prevent Truck Crashes

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Some of the most deadly accidents on the roads today involve large trucks and buses. Although there are many reasons why truck accidents occur, truck driver fatigue is a rapidly growing concern among transportation officials. Now, a proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration could reduce the number of fatigue-related accidents by making it…

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Kentucky Truck Accidents

Trucks were involved in 8,622 collisions in Kentucky in 2011, resulting in 83 fatalities and 1,832 injuries, according to the Kentucky State Police. Just over half of the collisions took place on U.S. and state-numbered routes, while 20 percent occurred on county or city streets, and 26 percent on interstates. Although the number of fatal…

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Two Wrecks on I-65 Claim 6 Lives

Six people were killed and five injured in a pair of March 2 motor vehicle accidents that happened just minutes apart – and at nearly the same spot – on Interstate 65 near Glendale, Kentucky. The first accident was a fiery collision that occurred on the northbound side of the highway, according to authorities. A…

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