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Year: 2020

What should I know about driving safely around trucks?

Sharing the road with large commercial vehicles like buses and semi-trucks can be very intimidating. Understanding how these roadway behemoths operate and handle can help you as a passenger vehicle operator stay safe. Many accidents between passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles happen during a merge. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, you should always pass commercial vehicles on…

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FMCSA eases rules for truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration oversees commercial trucking and institutes safety regulations governing short- and long-haul truck drivers and trucking companies. Reducing fatigue among truckers remains an ongoing challenge for the FMCSA. The Hours of Service rule (HOS), originally designed to do this, recently underwent some changes. Reduced safety regulations for truck drivers Effective June 1, 2020, the FMCSA…

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Motorcycle collisions and fog

Fog can lead to a number of concerns with respect to road safety. If you ride a motorcycle, it is especially important to recognize the risk factors associated with fog and other types of inclement weather (such as wind, ice and heavy rain). Sadly, many motorcycle crashes that occur during foggy conditions result in serious injuries or even the loss…

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High speeds and bicycle accidents

A bicycle ride is an enjoyable and economical way to get around. The health benefits are another advantage to riding your bike. Yet, bicyclists are among the most vulnerable people on the road. Bicycle collisions involving a speeding driver are especially likely to result in serious injuries or death. If you were hit by a driver who was going too…

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What do you know about talking to your insurance agent after an accident?

After your recent car accident on Salem’s roads, you may have injuries and damages serious enough to warrant an insurance claim. Even if you have a personal injury case, you require immediate medical attention and car repairs. Are you prepared to speak to your insurance agent? USA Today explains what you should and should not say to your insurance agent after…

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