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Preventable or not? Hard braking for deer spells trouble

A trucker in front of John Doe panic-stopped to avoid a deer, so Doe also hit the brakes hard, causing a tied-down drum to break free and damage his trailer’s ...

Preventable or not: Trucker pained by four-wheeler’s lane switch

Truck driver John Doe tried to avoid a four-wheeler that steered into his lane, but his rig jackknifed and slid off the road into a light pole. Was this a ...

Video: Pickup clips trucker’s bumper after veering to merge — Preventable or not?

A pickup driver veered in front of truck driver John Doe in a quick-merge situation, clipping the truck's front bumper in the process. Could Doe have prevented this crash?

Preventable or not? Red-light runner rams truck’s rear end

A four-wheel driver slammed into the right rear corner of John Doe’s trailer as it was crossing the roadway. Was this a preventable accident?

Preventable or not: Trucker’s wide left doesn’t go right

Trucker John Doe attempted to execute a wide left but still was struck by a bus whose driver didn’t turn sharply enough. Was this a preventable accident?

Preventable or not? Trucker’s rig mauled by mall maniac

As trucker John Doe prepared to turn, a four-wheeler rocketed out of a shopping mall and crashed into his truck’s right fender. Was this a preventable accident?

Preventable or not? Driver’s U-turn goes awry

As truck driver John Doe attempted a wide U-turn from the left lane, he struck a car that had pulled up next to him in the right lane. Was this ...

Video: Preventable or not — Trucker’s evasive maneuver puts doubles in the ditch

This video is an adaptation of a scenario pulled from the CCJ Preventable or Not manual. It is presented via a partnership between CCJ and Instructional Technologies. Truck driver John ...

Preventable or not: Trailer dinged by dock door

John Doe began backing his trailer under a motor-driven rollup dock door, which unexpectedly began to roll down and hit the top rear of trailer. Was this a preventable accident?

Preventable or not: Driver cut off at the pass, sort of

Driver John Doe was making a right turn when a sports car hidden from view behind him drove onto the intersection’s grassy corner to try and head him off, only ...

Video: Preventable or not? Trucker can’t avoid foggy morning collision

In this video adaptation of a scenario from CCJ's Preventable or Not manual, driver John Doe was operating at the posted speed limit in blanket of morning fog and was ...

Preventable or not? Driver tops icy hill, slams jackknifed flatbed

John Doe, who’d blindly crested a hill preceding an icy downgrade, couldn’t avoid a flatbed that had jacked completely across both lanes. Was this a preventable accident?

Preventable or not? Rig no match for midnight snow

Driving at midnight in blizzard conditions and deep snow, John Doe’s tractor slid into a fallen oak tree that had blocked the road. Was this a preventable accident?

Preventable or not: Trucker struck by railroad crossing guard

In this video adaptation of a scenario from CCJ's Preventable or Not manual, driver John Doe stopped ahead of a railroad track crossing. Anticipating a potential rear-end collision, Doe inched ...

Preventable or not? Driver collides with quick-entering Mustang

A car blindly exited a high-fenced apartment complex only a few yards in front of John Doe’s tractor, leaving Doe with little time to avoid impact. Was this a preventable ...