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Cargo securement issues can cause truck accidents

It is common to see commercial haulers of all sizes on Indiana roadways. This is both a good and bad thing. It is good in the fact that it means economic improvements have increased consumer demand. It is bad in the fact that these big trucks can be dangerous with which to share the road. Truck accidents occur for various reasons, one of them being issues with cargo.

Fatigue can make a truck driver dangerous and accident-prone

Nearly every Indiana resident with a driver's license has driven while tired, but most do not drive for several hours at a time. Fatigue can sneak up on you, and your ability to drive safely can degrade quickly. Truck drivers are particularly susceptible to fatigue, and sleep deprivation is a primary cause of truck accidents.

Semi truck accidents often result in serious injuries for others

Numerous big rigs are on Indiana roads all day, every day. Some of the state's drivers tend to be a bit uneasy when it comes to these trucks because of their large size and heavy weight, especially those in much smaller cars. This is for good reason since many individuals who are involved in truck accidents with one of these big rigs will often suffer serious or fatal injuries.

Multiple lives lost in 1 of Indiana's latest semi-truck accidents

A multiple-vehicle accident in Indiana that shut down the lanes of I-65 has left five individuals dead. A 47-year-old mother and her two sons, ages eight and 10, were among the victims in one of Indiana's latest semi-truck accidents. A 34-year-old tanker driver was also killed, and his passenger suffered injuries. A 41-year-old in another vehicle also died in the crash; a passenger in that man's vehicle was injured.

What makes a semi truck so deadly?

Semi trucks and large commercial vehicles are a common sight on Indiana's roadways. This might not be that surprising to some of our readers, especially considering the fact that United States relies heavily on large commercial vehicles to transport roughly 70 percent of all freight each year, according to truckinfo.net.

Was driver fatigue cause of chain-reaction crash on I-70?

Two fatal truck accidents in the last month, including one here in Indiana and another out in New Jersey, have the nation talking about federal regulations regarding the trucking industry and whether drivers are actually adhering to the driving-time restrictions or not. It’s sparked a debate across the United States pitting the trucking industry against people who feel there might be a safety issue.

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