One of the scariest type of truck accidents involves a scenario in which the cab of the semi moves in a different direction than its trailer, also known as a jackknife. In a jackknife, the trailer may sweep other vehicles off the road or in to one another.
Recent reports have some good news for motorcyclists in the Los Angeles area. Specifically, the number of motorcyclists who get hurt or die on the roads across the country has been on a steady decline over the last decade or so.
A previous post on this blog discussed a tragic wrong way accident that left two people dead. One point that was mentioned in this post was that wrong way driving, even on a major Interstate, is more common than one might believe.
Motorcycle awareness is important, day or night, on a country road or on a busy Interstate. When a motorist fails to see a motorcyclist driving in their vicinity, a motorcycle crash can occur, often with devastating results.