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The dangerous downside of truckers being paid by the mile

The trucking industry is different in the way it pays than most other industries. While most people are used to a yearly salary or an hourly wage, many truckers are paid based on how many miles they drive. This rate tends to fall between $0.28 per mile and $0.40 per mile, though some companies exceed that.

A Mendon man dies after becoming trapped between 2 big rigs

A 57-year-old Mendon, Tennessee, man lost his life in a truck accident early on the afternoon of Thursday, July 13, 2017 at a Knoxville truck stop. The truck driver, who worked alongside one of his sons as a FedEx subcontractor, was in the process of cleaning the windshield of his truck during a driver changeover when he was struck by another tractor-trailer.

Common causes of 18-wheeler accidents in Tennessee

The economy of Tennessee, and our country as a whole, is spurred by the volume of 18-wheelers on the road. The more trucks you see, the better the economy is performing. As important as these trucks are, they can also be quite dangerous if not operated properly. Here are some common causes of 18-wheeler accidents.

Truck accident logo liability: What is it?

Have you ever been traveling in the interstate -- perhaps to visit some loved ones on a holiday weekend -- and giant big rig passes you buy with an obnoxious advertisement plastered on the side of it? These logos could in fact affect the liability of a truck driver and his or her employer in the event of a serious auto accident.

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