Oklahoma drivers are at risk of summer semi-truck crashes

Humans react positively to warmer weather and longer days. Their moods and relationships are often better when the weather is pleasant. People are more likely to go out and socialize during the summer months, which also means that they will spend more time in their motor vehicles. Motorists in Oklahoma are no exception. From…

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Truck crash statistics every Oklahoma driver should be aware of

Crashes involving 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers and other large trucks can be the most catastrophic accidents on the road. Due to their size and weight, they can easily crush and destroy anything they collide with, whether that includes people or property.  As such, it can be helpful to know where, when and why these accidents happen…

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Some theories as to why large truck crashes occur in summer

With summer’s soon arrival, expect an abundance of traffic on Oklahoma roads as drivers travel on vacation and truckers haul tons of cargo. Drivers must understand that sharing the road with these colossal vehicles that weigh several tons requires extra caution. With more people traveling on the roads from Memorial Day through Labor Day,…

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A recent tragedy highlights the dangers of truck collisions

Any motor vehicle collision that involves an 18-wheeler will almost always result in heavy damage. Whether it is property damage to the car or catastrophic injuries to the occupants of the smaller vehicle, a truck collision generally means devastating consequences. Unfortunately, a recent collision claimed the lives of six teenagers in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. The…

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How to safely travel and share the road with big-rig trucks

Spring arrives soon and eventually summer, providing more chances for people to hit the road, traveling on Oklahoma highways. On those trips, drivers share the roads with many types of motor vehicles, including big-rig trucks. Give special attention and remain alert when traveling near these colossal vehicles. A collision with these several-ton trucks will…

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The dangerous results from a large truck collision

A recent fatal crash in Oklahoma, once again, puts the spotlight on the dangerous results when a big-rig truck collides with a much smaller motor vehicle. Every day, these colossal vehicles that weigh several tons criss-cross the highways and roads, hauling cargo throughout the country. In that incident, a 19-year-old man died on Jan….

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7 reasons large truck accidents occur

The large 18-wheel trucks seen on Oklahoma roads help the economy run, benefiting commerce, consumers and employers alike. Their importance cannot be overlooked, nor can the size of these several-ton vehicles. Even so, collisions involving large trucks are not uncommon nationwide or in the state. A crash involving a large truck can lead to…

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