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Truck accidents involving hazardous materials

Hazmat team working chemical spill after a trucking accident

Because of the weight and size of big rigs, motor vehicle accidents are likely to be much more serious when a truck is involved. When truck accidents involving hazardous materials occur, the potential damage may involve other vehicles on the…
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What are the 5 most common causes of truck accidents?

Burst tire on a big truck

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA), the multi-billion trucking industry saw a 20% increase in trucking accidents over the last two decades. Because big rigs are twenty times the size and weight of other motor vehicles, they…
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The 5 top reasons for bicycle accidents

Dangerous city traffic situation with a cyclist and cars in motion blur

With the increasing popularity of bicycles on Arkansas roads, I’ve researched what causes most bicycle accidents, in an attempt to see how they can be avoided. By far, most bike accidents occur as a result of a driver’s inattention or…
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Small children and shopping cart accidents

Three shopping carts -- small medium and large

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Bethesda, Maryland, published a study of the frequency of emergency room visits for children under the age of five who are injured in shopping cart accidents. The numbers are quite surprising. In a…
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Teen passengers likely to mimic impaired drivers

Teen booked for DUI

As if you didn’t have enough to worry about now that your teen driver has a driver’s license….a new study conducted by the Health Behavior Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development reveals that teens who…
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