Category: 18 Wheeler Wreck

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  • April
    24 2019

    Truck Loading Dock Injuries: What You MUST Know Whenever You’re in or Around a Loading Bay

    Loading docks are busy hubs where trucks, products, and heavy equipment are regularly on the move. In fact, loading docks (also known as loading bays) are considered to be one of the most dangerous areas in warehouses, distribution centers, and truck terminals. Whether you’re a trucker, a dockhand, a forklift driver, or anyone else who […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]