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Category: Truck Accidents

Tips for New York Cyclists On How To Prevent Bicycle Accidents

Posted in Bike Accidents,Motorcycle Accidents,Truck Accidents on January 10, 2014

New York Bicycle Accident Prevention One of the most important things you can do when riding a bike is to wear a helmet. Wearing a helmet to protect your head is the number one way to prevent a traumatic brain injury.  Road awareness and safety are your primary goals to help avoid getting hit by… 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

Posted in Commercial Truck Accident,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 Tractor Trailer Accidents,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 Tractor Trailer Accidents,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 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 NY tractor-trailor crash that killed 6

Posted in Car Accidents,Tractor Trailer 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… read more

Seeing Stars After A Dump Truck Accident

Posted in Truck Accidents on June 19, 2012

Lindsay Lohan uninjured in crash with 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 an… read more

Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Hits Taxi in Midtown

Posted in Auto Accidents,Truck Accidents on April 17, 2012

A tractor-trailer jackknifed and smashed into a taxi pushing it onto a sidewalk in midtown on Tuesday morning.  The incident occurred at the intersection of E. 48th St. and Lexington Ave about 2 a.m.  The big rig slid into a light pole and pushed the cab onto the sidewalk near the Radisson Hotel.  The taxi… read more

Fatal car accident in the Bronx

Posted in Truck Accidents,Vehicle Accidents on February 27, 2012

There was a fatal car crash in the Bronx that resulted in three fatalities, including the driver, Eduardo Nunez who was 33 years old, along with passengers, Jose Henriquez, 22 years, and  a pregnant 16 year old girl by the name of Daniela Abreu. The car crash occurred at 12:15 am on the Bronx Expressway as… read more

Tractor Trailer Accident In NY

Posted in Tractor Trailer Accidents,Truck Accidents on February 22, 2012

A driver of a small car tried to make a quick exit off the Van Wyck Expressway and was hit and dragged by a tractor trailer. The incident occurred on Monday morning when the car driver cut across several lanes at the entrance to JFK Airport.  When the tractor trailer struck the car, the car… read more