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Brake Issue, Accident Risks Behind Large Volvo Truck Recall

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Volvo has recalled more than 15,000 trucks after learning of a brake issue that can increase the truck accident risk for drivers.  According to the firm, impacted vehicles include the 2020 and 2021 VAH, VHD, VNL, and VNR trucks.  In the impacted vehicles, the die-cast pedal plates have vulnerable attachment points. Over time and use, …

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Seattle Accident Involving Box Truck Claims 3-Year-Old’s Life

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The Seattle Times has reported that a 3-year-old boy died in a Sunday afternoon accident when a box truck hit a parked van. The crash took place in the Madison Valley neighborhood. The little boy had been playing inside the van alongside two other boys prior to the collision, but because of the impact, he …

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Semi Truck Accident Near Lynden Claims Life, WSP Reports

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A Friday afternoon accident involving a semi truck killed at least one person, the Washington State Patrol has reported. The accident involved two trucks and an SUV.  According to news reports, a semi truck was heading west on SR-546 when at about 12:45 p.m. the driver allowed the vehicle to cross into the eastbound lane, …

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Speed Behind Serious Four-Vehicle Accident Involving Semi Truck

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Once again, a driver going at high rates of speed put the lives of Washingtonians in danger. According to local news reports, a semi truck driver was traveling too fast for conditions on Tuesday on Highway 2 when it slammed into a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria. The impact pushed the Ford into a 2015 Mercedes-Benz …

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Family Loses Home After Semi Truck Accident On SR12

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Two semi trucks were involved in an accident in Grays Harbor County in Washington that caused a family home to be severely destroyed, displacing an entire family of five. According to the Washington State Patrol, a semi truck was headed eastbound on State Route 12 on Friday when it veered into the westbound lane for …

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WSP Sees Uptick In Deadly Speed-Related Accidents Over The Weekend

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Western Washington saw at least three fatal accidents over the weekend, law enforcement told reporters. Of the three separate fatalities, at least two involved motorcycles.  According to the authorities, these accidents are part of a trend, as they are seeing a considerable amount of traffic collisions since the state’s stay-at-home order was issued.  “What we’re …

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Driver Faces Reckless Driving Charge In SR 3 Semi-Truck Accident

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Semi and large truck accidents don’t happen as often as passenger vehicle crashes, but because of their size, big rigs can cause a great deal of damage in a collision.  The latest truck accident reported by local news outlets reminds us that semi and big rig drivers should never ignore factors that are often associated …

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