Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses

Driving a commercial vehicle is no easy feat. For this reason, the law requires aspiring truck drivers to obtain special licensing before they can hit the road and begin working. There are multiple types of commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs). The license appropriate for a driver depends on the type of vehicle the driver wishes to […]

How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?

The average car weighs 2,500 to 4,200 pounds, while an SUV can range from 3,500 to more than 6,000 pounds. By comparison, a semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when hauling a fully loaded trailer. This weight disparity is one of many factors that makes truck accidents so serious.  Here’s an overview of the […]