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  • April
    17 2019

    Tarp Safety in Trucking

    Tarps are just one of the various pieces of equipment that most truckers handle on a regular basis. From drop tarps to cargo tarps, these heavy-duty materials can protect and secure cargo, as well as other equipment. Unfortunately, tarps may also present some serious risks. When these risks cause accidents and injuries – and when […]

  • April
    10 2019

    Trucking Terminal Accidents & Injuries: FAQs

    Truck terminals are bustling with activity, from the big rigs loading and unloading cargo to the forklifts, elevators, cargo, people, and much more. All of this means that: Trucking terminals can be rife with hazards. Even slight oversights or carelessness can cause serious accidents and potentially life-threatening injuries. If you work at or are regularly […]

  • December
    31 2018

    Truck Driver Workplace Fatalities Skyrocket

    Truck Driver Workplace Fatalities Skyrocket More than 3 in every 4 motor vehicle operators who were killed on the job in 2017 were commercial truck drivers. This is according to the latest findings from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which has also reported that, in 2017: • 840 truckers suffered fatal occupational injuries • […]

  • March
    28 2016

    18 Wheeler Fire Shuts Down Freeway

    A massive 18 wheeler fire involving a FedEx truck closed down a section of Interstate 35 early Thursday morning. The truck was hauling a double set of trailers when it struck several concrete barriers in a busy freeway construction zone. Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety closed down the freeway for nearly eight […]

  • March
    21 2016

    Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident Claims 3 Houston Teens

    The victims of a fatal 18 wheeler accident near Corpus Christi included three teenage girls from the Houston suburb of Bellaire. The driver, a fourth teenage girl and friend of the other victims, was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The truck driver in the fatal 18 wheeler accident reportedly did not suffer […]