Category: Truck Accidents

white car being towed by tow truck

As New York City eases into a new normal by lifting pandemic-era restrictions, it still has some catching up to do to make local roads safer – particularly when it comes to resuming vehicle towing. As reported by Streetsblog NYC, the city has yet to fully resume booting and towing vehicles owned by traffic offenders who […]

Driving Safety

The holidays pose considerable risks to public safety – especially when it comes to driving. In fact, things like adverse weather, increased traffic, and intoxicated motorists make the holiday season one of the most dangerous times of year to drive. According to NHTSA: All holidays are generally a time of increased travel and traffic deaths. […]

Bus Camera

In the fiscal year running from July 2019 to June 2020, New York City paid over $150 million to the victims of accidents caused by city fleet vehicles. The government is actively working to address this issue. As reported by Streetsblog NYC, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services recently shared its plan to introduce new […]

Truck Driver

Commercial trucking and transportation is an essential service for all types of industries, companies, and consumers. However, transporting the products people need has risks. According to an analysis of data from the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics), driving is the deadliest occupation in the nation. Using BLS data from 2016, the analysis found: There were […]

On what was expected to be the busiest shipping day of the year, a FedEx tractor trailer carrying packages overturned on Interstate 287 in Mahwah, New Jersey. According to the New York Daily News (12.15.14), the driver was traveling on the highway when he lost control of his tandem trailer rig. The cab and the first trailer […]

Construction worker Alex Shell died after being struck by an asphalt delivery truck on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, reported SILive (10.29.14). Shell, 61, was a contractor working on the bridge. At the time of the accident, he was walking on a ramp leading to the bridge. The delivery truck was slowly rolling down the ramp in reverse when it struck […]