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Amazon Surpasses UPS and FedEx

Amazon Is Now the Largest Delivery Service in The United States FedEx and UPS were the largest names in delivery or courier services in the United States for a whi... CONTINUE READING

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How Much Do Semi Trucks Weigh?

In the United States, the transportation industry relies heavily on the nearly 14 million registered commercial trucks to transport approximately 11 billion tons of freight in 2022.  To achieve this, many semi-trucks and trailers are carrying the current maximum load weight o... CONTINUE READING

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Trucking Laws and Regulations in New York State

U.S. DOT and NHTSA PROPOSE NEW SAFETY RULE FOR HEAVY VEHICLES A government safety agency proposed a new rule that will require heavy trucks and busses to be equipped with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. AEB systems will decrease the frequency and severity of rear-end crashes including truck accidents and bus accidents. The rule is expected to become final next year. The f... CONTINUE READING

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Governor Cuomo Addresses Penalizing Dangerous Tractor Trailer Operators

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo addressing the Western New York blizzard of last week and associated dangerous road conditions. Governor Cuomo discussed the ban on buses and tractor trailers on major state highways, such as the I-90, New York State Thruway.  After tractor-trailers contributed to a large pileup on I-90 he described truckers viola... CONTINUE READING

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Febuary 20, Senator Schumer called for mandatory underide guards on tractor trailers. Underride guards are inexpensive side guards on trailers that prevent injury and save lives. Truck accident attorney John Feroleto has advocated for the simple safety guards to reduce necessary... CONTINUE READING

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What To Do After a New York Truck Accident

Contact the police and get medical care. If you didn’t call the police at the scene of a New York accident call the local police department or the New York State Troopers to report the truck accident.  Call your doctor or seek medical care.  Significant injuries often appear minor early on but get worse over time.  You should report any minor pain or aching, tigh... CONTINUE READING

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10 Tips On What To Do At The Accident Scene

Accidents are upsetting, even without terrible injuries.  It is difficult to consider all things you may need to do after a New York truck accident.  Here are tips for the accident scene: 1. Be sure you and others are out of harm’s way. Too often people are badly injured, sometimes killed in second collisions or pile-ups after the first crash.&n... CONTINUE READING

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Help For Attorneys With A Truck Accident Case

A truck accident is not just a big car accident case.  It is an essential starting point for a lawyer with a truck accident case. State and federal safety laws apply to truck accidents that do not apply to a car accident.  A lawyer should be familiar with good experts.  Special expertise is important for issues ranging from proper driver training, driver supervision, truck crash dy... CONTINUE READING

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Legal Help For Truck Drivers Injured In New York Accidents

Most truck drivers are very safe drivers. Unfortunately, truck drivers can get a bad reputation because truck accidents tend to get press, car drivers can be intimidated by big rigs on the road and a small minority of drivers who do not follow safety rules cause accidents. Safe truck drivers can be seriously injured or lose their lives in truck crashes. The ... CONTINUE READING

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Six Things Attorneys Should Know About New York Truck Accidents

This guide is to assist attorneys and others in dealing with injuries or wrongful death as a result of New York truck accidents. 1. If you delay in contacting an experienced truck accident lawyer you will likely lose crucial evidence. Many trucks are equipped with GPS devices and systems which measure speed, distance travelled and locations. ... CONTINUE READING

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