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  • Safety Tips for Driving Around Semi-Trucks
    Safety Tips for Driving Around Semi-Trucks

    According to the Federal Motor Carrier Association’s “ 2017 Pocket Guide to Large Truck and Bus Statistics ,” there were 480,000 crashes involving large trucks and busses in 2016. While that number is ...

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  • Driving Safely in Storms
    Driving Safely in Storms

    Southernmost parts of the United States were recently devastate by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, causing hundreds of billions of dollars in damages and hundreds of lives lost. Fortunately, the ...

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  • Dangers of Overloaded Trucks
    Dangers of Overloaded Trucks

    In 2012, the NHTSA attributed 3,900 deaths and 104,000 injuries to truck accidents. These types of vehicle crashes are some of the most dangerous due to size differences of the automobiles involved. ...

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  • Tractor Trailer Blind Spot Safety
    Tractor Trailer Blind Spot Safety

    Have you ever been driving along the highway and an 18-wheeler forced you into another lane or off the roadway? It’s a common occurrence and is scary for even the most experienced drivers. Because big ...

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  • Common Causes of 18-Wheeler Crashes
    Common Causes of 18-Wheeler Crashes

    Driving near 18-wheelers can be very stressful and intimidating, especially in areas that are heavily congested with the large trucks. The Southeast’s highway system is full of tractor-trailer ...

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  • Drive Safely Work Week
    Drive Safely Work Week

    At Jones & Swanson, we have represented many victims of crashes caused by company drivers – so we’ve seen what these accidents can mean first-hand. For that reason, we are promoting Drive Safely Work ...

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