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Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in New York?

Posted in Truck Accidents on February 6, 2024

Like many states, New York has a keep-right law. This law requires motorists, including truckers, to keep right and use the left lane only to pass another vehicle, make a left-hand turn, or exit a highway on the left. These laws are designed to prevent traffic congestion and reduce the risk of serious truck accidents…. read more

How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?

Posted in Truck Accidents on August 3, 2023

There were nearly 14 million commercial trucks registered in the United States that transported over 11 billion tons of freight in 2022 alone. In order to accomplish this stunning logistical feat, semi-trucks and tractor-trailers must be built tough. It should come as no surprise to learn that these machines are heavier and sturdier than your… read more

Jackknife Truck Accidents in NYC

Posted in Truck Accidents on April 12, 2013

Insights Regarding Tractor Trailers and Jackknife Truck Accidents in New York Tractor trailers, also known as 18-Wheelers, Mac Trucks, Road Trains, and Big Rigs are a critical part of the American transportation, logistics, shipping, and distribution industries. These large semi-trucks crisscross the country 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, over thousands of miles… read more

Winter Roads Increase NYC Ice Road Truck Accidents

Posted in Truck Accidents on January 22, 2013

The Winter Season Increases Dangers and Ice Road Truck Accidents in New York City Many people have tuned in to see the nail-biting, white-knuckle experience called Ice Road Truckers, a reality series on the History Channel and TLC. This show follows career commercial truck drivers as they carry incredibly large loads, sometimes hundreds of tons,… read more

Tractor Trailer Crashes on Halloween

Posted in Truck Accidents on November 5, 2012

News Update – Tractor Trailer Accident Injures Driver Tractor trailers help make American businesses move forward. They are the main source of transportation that get our groceries and products from manufacturers to stores across the country which allows us to live a life of convenience and plenty. Unfortunately, tractor trailers are driven by men and… read more

GPS standards for Commercial Trucks in New York

Posted in Truck Accidents on September 28, 2012

Transportation and logistics technologies would baffle even the most analytical minds. Commercial truck drivers in New York at one time had to rely on road maps, memory, and the radio for directions, updates on traffic, and height clearance on underpasses. Today, Global Positioning Systems (GPS ) has supposedly made things easier for the commercial truck… read more

Tractor-trailer Plunges down Embankment

Posted in Truck Accidents on September 10, 2012

Tractor trailers are incredibly large mechanical wonders. They are designed to transport our goods across large distances, and many times they do their job without any mishaps. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case on Friday, September 7th. A tractor trailer that was carrying thousands of pounds of industrial sized batteries, spilled from the truck after the… read more

Tractor trailer Overturns on Thruway

Posted in Truck Accidents on September 7, 2012

The shipping and transportation industries are what keep America moving forward. Without tractor-trailers and their ability to haul large quantities of goods from one place to another, the USA could very easily fall into the crippling mess that drives up the costs of goods. One of the goods transported most by 18-wheelers is carbonated beverages… read more

Driver Questioned in NYC tractor-trailor crash that killed 6

Posted in Car Accidents,Truck Accidents on July 27, 2012

Truck Driver claims he was alert in ANTWERP, NY crash that killed 6 Being alert behind the wheel is one of the most important things a tractor-trailer driver can be. Unfortunately, alert doesn’t always mean aware and focused on driving. Example: James A. Mills Jr., 45, of Myerstown, PA, was behind the wheel of his… read more

Seeing Stars After A Dump Truck Accident

Posted in Truck Accidents on June 19, 2012

Lindsay Lohan uninjured in crash with a dump truck  On June 8th, Actress Lindsay Lohan was driving her black Porsche and collided with a dump truck while on her way to the movie studio to film her latest project, “Liz & Dick”. While no one was injured during the accident, not all victims who experience… read more

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