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March 2015 Archives

Fatal accident claims the life of a bicyclist struck by truck

As the warmer months close in, bicyclists are going to start sharing the roadways with vehicles more and more. All drivers have to make sure they keep a lookout for bicycles because an accident between a bicycle and a vehicle can be serious. In fact, these accidents can often be deadly. A recent accident in Sheboygan County claimed the life of a bicycle rider.

What regulations can reduce truck driver fatigue?

We recently discussed some of the most common causes of trucker fatigue. If you recall, trucker fatigue is a major problem that can lead to trucking accidents. In an effort to combat trucker driver fatigue, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has enacted Hour of Service regulations that truckers who meet certain criteria must follow. Our Wisconsin readers might be interested in learning more about these regulations.

Common causes of truck driver fatigue

Accidents involving semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles can be very serious. These accidents often lead to serious injuries and in some cases death. While there are many reasons for these big rig accidents, around 40 percent of them are caused by driver fatigue. This is one of the easiest factors of truck crashes to remedy. Our Wisconsin readers might be interested in learning a bit about driver fatigue.

Spinal cord and brain injuries greatly affect Wisconsin residents

Brain injuries are very serious injuries that have the potential to affect a person's life in ways they might not realize. These injuries can cause communication issues, motor skill dysfunction and a host of other problems. In some cases, these effects can last for the rest of a person's life.

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