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Information about truck accidents in Nevada, including tractor trailers, semis and 18 wheelers

Wind and Trucks: What you Need to Know

In areas like Nevada, known for having high winds, road closures due to overturned tractor trailers and other high profile vehicles are increasingly commonplace. These tips will help you avoid a truck accident. Wind and Trucks Windy conditions can be dangerous no matter what you drive, but the high narrow profile of a tractor trailer, RV or even large SUV makes these vehicles particularly susceptible to windy conditions. Even if you are not driving a high risk vehicle, an out of control truck is a huge road hazard for your to cope with. Simple awareness can help improve your road safety and ensure that you stay far away from hazardous vehicles; learning to drive safely in high winds can also cut your risk. Tips for Driving Safely in High Winds High winds require extra attention and some specialty safety accommodations; the Nevada Department of Transportation recommends allowing extra time to…
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