Category: 18 wheeler fire

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  • July
    29 2019

    Why Are There So Many Truck Driver Jobs Available?

    The trucker shortage in the U.S. has been building for the last 25 years. While that has meant far more truck driving job opportunities, it’s also led to new efforts by motor carriers to recruit and retain a trucker workforce. Here’s a closer look at why there’s a shortage of truckers and what the industry […]

  • July
    18 2019

    Fatal Truck Accidents Have Doubled on the “Death Highway” to West Texas Oil Fields

    One of the main roads used to take supplies to and from West Texas’s oil fields has been dubbed the “Death Highway.” Route 285 earned this ominous nickname due to the dramatic surge in deadly truck accidents that have occurred on its lanes in recent years. In fact, 93 people were killed in trucking wrecks […]

  • July
    01 2019

    Oil & Gas Trucking in Texas: The Dangers of Oil & Gas Truck Accidents & Who’s Liable

    The oil and gas industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in.1 Of all the risks oilfield and gas workers face, the single biggest threat to their lives is truck accidents. To help the victims oil and gas truck accidents, below, we have answered some commonly asked questions about these wrecks. While […]

  • 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
    14 2016

    I-35 Truck Accidents Cause Injuries, Traffic Delays

    A series of I-35 truck accidents last week caused numerous injuries and several traffic delays on the busy freeway. The accidents included an incident in Dallas involving two 18 wheelers and a major fuel spill. Another I-35 truck accident in Waco involved a tractor trailer and two other vehicles on a rain-slicked highway. A FedEx […]