Truck Accidents

semi trailer cargo unsecured on the side of a Georgia highway

Large commercial trucks often tow heavy trailers that are loaded down with cargo. Common types of freight include agricultural debris and equipment, consumer goods, hazardous materials, and more. Unless shipments are appropriately loaded, they could spill over and cause a catastrophic truck accident.  Truck drivers, trucking companies, and freight companies…

Tractor trailer truck driving in Georgia at night

The number of fatal truck accidents on the nation’s roads are at record highs, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). There was a 7.2 percent increase in deadly wrecks in a recent three-year period. During that same time, 827 people in Georgia were killed in large truck…