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Illinois man killed by truck while changing flat tire

This time of year, it's not unusual for cars to become disabled on the snowy highways of Illinois and points north. Motorists need to get their car off of the road before attending to it. Even then, it's essential to watch for oncoming traffic because drivers may not see you in time to stop -- particularly if they're traveling at highway speeds.

Has trucking safety improved in recent years?

Just about every media source you look at publishes news about truck accidents on a regular basis. This paints a dark picture of a dangerous world in which hulking trucks take on the role of a villain. In real life, tractor-trailers are just machines operated by imperfect human beings. In the right hands, a truck does only what it is supposed to do, but in the wrong hands, it can become a dangerous object hurtling along the roadway.

The dangers of truck driver fatigue

Truck driver fatigue is a serious problem that plagues the trucking industry. Companies are encouraging their drivers to drive through their breaks in an effort to ensure faster delivery to their customers. This can lead to some very tragic accidents on the roads of DuPage County, Illinois. Here is a brief look at the dangers of truck driver fatigue.

What funeral expenses are caused by fatal truck accidents?

The cost of a funeral is in the thousands of dollars these days and prices for various services don't seem to be going down anytime soon. Whether you lose a loved one to natural causes or due to being involved in a fatal truck accident, you will incur thousands of dollars in funeral expenses. So, what are the expenses associated with funerals in DuPage County, Illinois?

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