Category: 18 Wheeler Accidents

truck on the road - Why Trucks Have Longer Stopping Distances

Larger commercial trucks and tractor-trailers are potentially hazardous vehicles. Although they keep the American shipping industry running, they are immense machines capable of doing catastrophic damage to the smaller vehicles they share the road with. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that at least 71 percent of individuals killed

truck in NYC - where trucks can and cannot drive in NYC

New York City is a bustling metropolis where city streets are tight and moving through traffic can be exhausting. While commercial trucks are vital to providing New York City residents with the goods they need and the services they crave, these 21st-century behemoths are often too large for the city’s

trucks in new york - What Is the FMCSA and Why Is it Important

Recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates suggest over 415,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks in the United States. More than 101,000 of those crashes left Americans injured, while 4,444 of those collisions proved fatal. Being injured in a crash with a large truck can be a life-altering event. With