Category: Tractor-Trailer Accidents

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

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Tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles carry many of the goods we use every day, but they also pose a significant safety hazard for drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists. In a dense, crowded city like New York, semi-trucks can also cause catastrophic traffic jams as they struggle to navigate narrow streets with

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John (a fictitious name) had been driving tractor trailers for nearly 20 years. Being behind the wheel of a powerful rig had always been his dream. And he was good at it. Living in the South with his wife and teenage daughter, he would usually pick up a load of

The True Tale: Haven’t we sometimes driven our car on a highway when a huge tractor-trailer truck has barreled past us, to our left or right, raising our anxiety and stress level to an extreme? Add those experiences to the weight and size of the average tractor-trailer and our anxiety

Tractor trailer accidents are not among the most common highway incidents, but they are among the most dangerous. In general, accidents involving semis and other large trucks are much more likely to result in significant injuries or fatalities. Tractor trailer accidents are extremely dangerous, but mostly preventable. Many if not