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  • The Bankruptcy Process

    If you have more debt than you can juggle, it is always wise to seek the advice of a bankruptcy attorney. Bankruptcy may not always be the best course of action, but if it is, here is an overview of the process. Bankruptcy Process Overview Review Your Options Meet with an attorney to discuss what your options may be, whether it is to file bankruptcy or not and if so whether a C ...

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  • Why Is Truck Driving Such a Dangerous Job?

    Truck driving is a dangerous job. In 2015, more than 25 percent of all workplace fatalities in America occurred in the trucking industry. So, what exactly makes this such a dangerous occupation? Pay structure. Because truck drivers are often paid by the mile, not by the hour, they are forced to choose between productivity and safety.

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  • Bizarre Reasons that Truck Accidents Occur

    Truck accidents reached an all-time low after the economic downturn in 2008. Since then, the trucking business has been steadily growing once more, and with it, more trucks are appearing on America’s highways. With those trucks comes a predictable rise in auto accidents involving truck drivers. Here are some of the more bizarre reasons these truck drivers are prone to accidents: Snoring.

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  • New Information on Motorcycle Accident Fatalities

    Every year, the National Highway Transit Safety Association compiles data on fatal traffic accidents. NHTSA recently released an update to its 2015 motorcycle fatality data. Many troubling trends can be observed: There were 8 percent more motorcycle fatalities in 2015 than in 2014. Per mile traveled, motorcycle accidents occurred nearly 29 times more frequently than passenger car fatalities.

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  • Why the Increase in Fatal Truck Crashes

    According to CNBC, fatal truck crashes have been on the rise since 2009. There are, of course, many reasons for this disturbing trend. Some of the most concerning include: Overly tired truck drivers High turnover among truck drivers, which makes it difficult for trucking companies to keep enough qualified truck drivers to meet their clients’ schedules Trucking companies ...

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  • Safely Sharing the Road with Semis

    Texas sees more than its share of commercial truck accidents, and the growing demand for consumer goods means that the number of heavy trucks on our roads continues to grow. When you get behind the wheel of your car in Texas, you share the road with big rigs. By educating yourself about how these tractor-trailers operate, you improve your chances of staying safe out there.

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  • Senior Citizens Becoming Overwhelmed with Student Loan Debt

    Just when we think we can’t take any more bad news about student loans we are now finding out that senior citizens are becoming overwhelmed with student loan debt. Not their own student loan debt, necessarily, but rather student loans that they either borrowed themselves, such as a parent-plus loan, or may have cosigned with their children and even grandchildren.

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