The Perfect Storm: Will the Supply Chain Crisis Impact Carolina Roadways this Holiday Season?

December 8th, 2021

How the supply chain crisis, truck driver shortage, and record-setting traffic are causing more accidents and more fatalities  It’s the most wonderful time of year, but according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, this holiday season is proving to be

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How Sleep Apnea Impacts Truck Driving Rates

December 1st, 2020

No one can argue that truck driving is a tiring job. The occupation may not always require heavy lifting, but it does require driving for long stretches of time while remaining alert, something that can be difficult to do. According

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Auger & Auger wins in commercial truck vs car case

November 5th, 2019

N.C. Lawyers Weekly: Auger & Auger obtains $900,000 settlement in tractor-trailer case Attorneys Hunter Gillespie and Herb Auger recently obtained a $900,000 settlement for a local veteran who suffered life-changing injuries after being thrown from his vehicle in a tractor-trailer

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The Role of Dash Cams in Truck Accident Cases

June 17th, 2019

More and more semi-truck drivers are choosing to implement dash cams in their vehicles to document any collision or other event they may be involved in. This is especially crucial on North Carolina’s roads, where trucks are often stuck in

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Driving Drowsy is Dangerous in a Big Rig or a Car

October 22nd, 2018

Drowsy driving is estimated to cause up to 6,000 fatal wrecks each year. Commercial drivers may be more likely than Non-Commercial drivers to drive drowsy. People who snore or sleep 6 or fewer hours at a stretch are more likely

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What To Do After a Truck Accident

January 11th, 2018

When you are involved in an accident with a semi truck, the aftermath can be devastating. Semi trucks are a great deal larger than the average passenger vehicle and pack greater power behind their engines. If you have been involved

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Get to Know Big Rig Blind Spots

June 26th, 2017

If you drive on the highway on a regular basis, it’s fair to say that you have driven near an 18-wheeler. For many people, the thought of cruising along side a large truck is nerve wracking. Your heart speeds up,

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Driving Safely Around 18 Wheelers

August 10th, 2016

Think back to when you were 15 or 16 years old. Are you able to remember your driver’s education course? If you can, chances are you recall learning the general rules of the road, how to drive with your hands

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Military Cargo Train Destroys Semi-Truck Trailer

June 21st, 2014

This Memorial Day weekend on Sunday, May 25, a train carrying hundreds of military vehicles crashed into a semi-truck stuck on the tracks. The truck became “high centered” as it approached the track, becoming stranded atop the small hill that

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Walmart Truck Driver Falls Asleep At Wheel, Kills 1, Injures More

June 20th, 2014

A Walmart truck driver who had allegedly been awake for over 24 hours collided into the back of Tracy Morgan’s limo on Monday, killing the comedian known on stage as “Jimmy Mack,” and injuring comedians Ardia Fuqua, Harris Stanton, and

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