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Understanding Jackknifing – A Factor Behind Many Truck Accidents in Texas

By |2018-03-28T07:03:15+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

A major truck crash in Lewisville, Texas paralyzed northbound traffic along Interstate-35E on the morning of March 31, after an 18-wheeler truck jackknifed and twisted its way along the road, blocking several lanes of traffic. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the accident, but it could’ve much worse, what with the truck jackknifing on the highway [...]

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Emory Teenager Killed in Crash Involving 18-Wheeler

By |2018-03-28T05:53:37+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

An 18-year-old teenager from Emory, Texas was killed last Saturday after the pickup truck he was driving slammed into a big rig heading the opposite direction. Texas officials say 18-year-old Paydon Coffman was driving his Ford pickup, heading north on SH19 on the morning of April 9. Stefan Dewayne Cannon, 34 years of age, and a [...]

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Border Patrol Agent Killed in 18-Wheeler Truck Accident

By |2018-03-28T05:50:26+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Jose Daniel Barraza, a border patrol agent, was killed in a violent road accident after his Ford F-150 truck crashed into the rear of an 18-wheeler on the westbound lanes of Interstate 10. Barraza was reportedly on his way home after his midnight shift. In a statement, Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske said [...]

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What Should You Do After a Truck Accident?

By |2018-03-28T05:46:56+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Texas trucking accidents are different from ‘regular’ auto accidents for a number of reasons. For starters, truck drivers involved in an accident aren’t the only ones that may be held liable—the trucking company that owns the truck in question may also be held responsible for injuries and damages. Although it may seem that an accident instigated [...]

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Trucking Company Involved in Recent Truck Wreck Found to Have History of Accidents in East Texas

By |2018-03-28T05:42:08+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Investigations of a recent truck wreck that shut down a thoroughfare in East Texas and led to the death of one driver show the company that owned the truck behind the crash has had several cases of crashes across East Texas throughout the past year. According to the authorities, the 18-wheeer in question was hauling chicken [...]

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Hotel Guest Killed After 18-Wheeler Veers Out of Highway and Into His Room

By |2018-03-28T05:39:08+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

A hotel guest was killed after an 18-wheeler trucked veered off a Texas freeway and crashed into a nearby hotel, killing a man in his room. According to authorities, the crash occurred in El Paso, Texas, when the truck careened out of Interstate 10’s eastbound land, plowing through multiple parking lots before finally slamming into the [...]

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Drunk Truck Driver Causes Multiple Vehicle Crash in Montgomery County

By |2018-03-28T05:37:18+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

A multi-vehicle crash in Montgomery County, Texas caused the deaths of three people and put a child in critical condition. The accident closed off a portion of Highway 105, causing traffic jams throughout much of the afternoon. According to authorities, an allegedly intoxicated truck driver triggered the accident. The 18-wheeler truck driver is facing a series [...]

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Will Driverless Trucks Make Trucking Accidents a Thing of the Past?

By |2018-03-28T05:35:21+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Driverless cars are here, and in the near future, it looks like we’ll see more of them plying our roads. But what about driverless trucks? It stands to reason that anyone would want to replace someone who’s prone to road rage, drunk driving, and fatigue. But how does the idea of having a robot drive an [...]

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Texas Teenager Injured in Trucking Accident Involving 18-Wheeler

By |2018-03-28T05:31:56+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

A teenage passenger was injured after the vehicle she was riding figured in an accident involving an 18-wheeler truck. Authorities say the accident happened when the vehicle she was in, a pickup truck with a 16-year-old driver behind the wheel, made an illegal turn in front of a heavy rig, striking the truck in the process. [...]

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Three-way Truck Accident in Arlington Leads to Fatality

By |2018-03-28T07:05:45+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

A deadly crash involving an 18-wheeler, a trash truck, and a dump truck caused the death of one motorist and shut down traffic on the southbound lanes of North Collins Street in Arlington, Texas. Arlington police report that the accident happened at the intersection of North Collins and Moiser Valley Road, at around 11:00 a.m. A [...]

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