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Do Large Trucks Really Use ‘Black Boxes’ for Crash Data?

By Hess & Nghiem on April 15, 2024

The “black box” is a vital piece of equipment used to record data in transportation; it serves as a silent witness to accidents. Its origin can be traced back to…

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The Best Large Truck Braking Practices That Keep Us Safe

By Hess & Nghiem on July 10, 2023

Downhill braking in a large truck can be remarkably difficult in a large truck. A fully loaded big rig can weigh well over 80,000 pounds, which means proper braking technique…

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What is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

By Hess & Nghiem on July 15, 2022

Jackknifing is a term that describes the situation where the trailer of a semi pushes the front towing vehicle to one side. Jackknifing is commonly the result of the truck…

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How Truckers Put Other Drivers at Risk

By Hess & Nghiem on March 1, 2022

Truck drivers play a vital role in the massive supply chain of the U.S. They have difficult jobs, with long, grueling hours on the road, poor diets, inherent risk of…

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Who is Responsible When Delivery Drivers Cause Accidents?

By Hess & Nghiem on August 2, 2021

Delivery drivers are everywhere these days, delivering prepared meals, groceries, clothing, and everything imaginable. It is rare to venture out onto the streets and freeways in the Santa Ana area…

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Truck Accidents Aren’t Always on the Highway

By Hess & Nghiem on April 20, 2020

When people think of truck accidents, they mostly think of 18-wheeler tractor-trailers and interstate highways or other major roads. They might not give much thought to the roads in their…

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