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Avoiding truck accidents: 3 ways to stay safe on the highway

You have a small passenger car. You love the fact that it saves you money on gasoline and that it doesn't hurt the environment as much as a larger vehicle. The only problem is that it's not very safe if you're in a crash with a large truck.

Improper truck operation is incredibly dangerous

Some people think that being a truck driver is a simple, straightforward job. To the contrary, being a truck driver is very difficult for a number of reasons. The hours are long and grueling. It is tough to stay in shape physically. Getting appropriate rest and still maintaining a semblance of a personal life can be a difficult balance. And none of this says anything about operating a multi-ton vehicle across thousands of miles of American highways.

Serious injuries involved in KC motorcycle crash

While the following story is a bit older, the age of the story has nothing to do with the details and the content of it. A motorcycle was involved in a crash with a passenger vehicle in Kansas City, Missouri, leading to a devastating accident that left the motorcyclist with serious injuries that required hospitalization.

No kids on school bus involved in crash

An accident between a school bus and a smaller car brought police to the scene and left people with questions. There are almost no details available about the accident, but what we can see from a photo in the source article is that the smaller vehicle suffered front end damage. There were no children on the bus at the time of the accident, and there were no details about any injuries suffered by the drivers of the vehicles.

4 safety tips for sharing the road with large trucks

Sharing the road with large commercial trucks is probably an every day occurrence as you drive in and around the Kansas City area. However, simply because it is something you have to do on a regular basis, does not mean that you are 100 percent comfortable with it. In fact, most people who drive passenger vehicles are not very comfortable sharing the road with semi-trucks.

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