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Why The New Self-Driving Truck Rule Matters

In recent years, vehicles with partial and (virtually) total self-driving capabilities have become increasingly popular options for consumers. However, while self-driving features are intriguing for a host of reasons, there are still a host of safety-related concerns associated with these features that have yet to be ironed out sufficiently. One…
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What Causes Scaffolding Accidents?

Scaffolding accidents can occur in industrial workplaces and on construction sites due to a number of causes. Accidents such as being struck by objects falling from above or a leg falling through a plank, but the worker being saved by a harness are just a few of these. Scaffolding accidents…
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Understanding Chemical Plant Accidents

Louisiana has many workers employed in chemical plants. These jobs are rewarding and can lead to long and fulfilling careers that allow workers to support themselves and their families. Chemical plants contribute approximately $226 billion to the GDP of the United States while also providing approximately 4.4 million jobs. However,…
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What is a Commercial Vehicle?

When most people think of commercial vehicles, they often first imagine transport trucks that can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when they are fully loaded. Vehicles such as 18-wheelers can certainly cause catastrophic damage when they are involved in a crash, but they are just one type of commercial vehicle.…
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