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Preventing Jonesboro Motorcycle Crashes

Spring is here, and that means more bikers are going to be on the roads in and around Jonesboro enjoying the warm weather. Unfortunately, that does mean there’s an elevated risk of being involved in motorcycle accidents. While any motor vehicle accident can cause serious injuries, motorcyclists are especially vulnerable because they don’t have the...

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Are Overloaded Trucks Putting Jonesboro Motorists at Risk?

YouTube is chock full of videos of "overloaded truck fails" in which trucks tip over because their cargo loads are too heavy. While these videos are showcased as entertaining, the reality is overloaded trucks are no laughing matter. In reality, as Trucking Info reports: "Year-after-year, overloaded trucks are one of the leading causes of truck-related accidents."  An...

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How Rolling Back Regulations Could Cause More Jonesboro Truck Accidents

The trucking industry is a heavily regulated industry because it needs to be. Commercial trucks could cause devastating accidents if drives are not experienced or if they do negligent and unsafe things such as driving when they are too tired.  While car accident fatality rates have been falling, a New York Times op-ed warned about a 17...

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Used Cars with Active Recalls Present Hidden Dangers

Last year, there were more used cars sold than new cars sold. According to the New York Times, around 38 million used cars were sold over the course of the year.  A good number of these used cars which were sold, unfortunately, were originally manufactured during years when there were record high numbers of auto...

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The E-Log Mandate and the Prevention of Jonesboro Truck Accidents

Truck drivers deserve a safe working environment, and motorists deserve a safe place to drive. Unfortunately, sometimes truckers and drivers do not get what they deserve. There are situations where truckers end up having to drive for many hours in a day. Sometimes truckers remain behind the wheel longer than is safe, particularly considering they...

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Passenger Distractions Can Cause Passenger Injuries & Fatalities

Drivers have a responsibility to passengers to stay safe and avoid unnecessary risks. A big part of this important responsibility involves drivers not letting passengers they are transporting cause a distraction.  This can be hard sometimes for parents with kids in the car or for teens with friends in the car. But when parents do focus on...

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Jonesboro Drivers Can Help Reduce Truck Accidents

Truck drivers are responsible for many of the truck accidents which occur. Truckers may drive when fatigued, fail to follow best practices for safety, speed, and make many other mistakes which result in motor vehicle accidents occurring. When truckers cause accidents, they- and their employers- can be held accountable for losses. Victims can pursue truck...

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Jonesboro Head-on Crashes Often Result in Fatalities

Head-on crashes are among the most serious car accidents which occur on the roads. This type of crash is disproportionately deadly because of the added momentum which occurs when two cars strike each other directly. Just recently, WREG reported on a head-on accident which resulted in a fatality. The deadly accident happened on Parker Road in...

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