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Renting a moving truck? Use these safety tips

It doesn't seem like a deal to rent a U-Haul or some other moving truck -- until you get behind the wheel. Driving a large, heavy truck with all your belongings inside is a serious responsibility. It can also be emotionally and physically taxing -- especially if you've never been behind the wheel of a truck before.

The dangers of logging trucks on the road

Logging is a hugely important American industry that is highly dangerous from start to finish. Everyone involved in the process of moving this natural resource from its source to the consumer experiences some significant hazards -- including the truckers who are in charge of transporting logs from one place to another.

What should you do before meeting with a truck accident lawyer?

Injury attorneys have the skill and the training to gather evidence necessary for a trucking accident claim. They have accumulated a great deal of knowledge to help accident victims recover the damages needed to go on with their lives as whole as possible. However, there are steps you as a victim can take to strengthen your own case.

Experts recommend creating a program to reduce trucking accidents

Everyone who uses Tennessee roads and highways is at risk of experiencing a car or truck accident and suffering severe injuries. Private motorists understand this more than ever before and so do truckers. No one wants to have an accident, and this includes those who operate large commercial vehicles for a living.

Examples of technology that might reduce trucking accidents

The trucking industry in America is already huge, and it continues to grow. The industry is so large that there is currently a shortage of qualified truck drivers, according to the Advanced Technology Institute. Because approximately 75 percent of the nation's communities rely solely on large trucks to deliver goods, this driver shortage is no real surprise.

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