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Peace Bridge Truck Inspections May Speed Up

Peace Bridge truck inspections should speed up. Too often, truck traffic backs up on the QEW or New York State Thruway. In addition to causing delays, it has caused many rear and car crashes and truck accidents. Peace bridge officials seek to spend tens of millions of dollars to widen the bridge approach to the US Plaza and build in on t... CONTINUE READING

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Spillied Milk in Cheektowaga, New York

A milk truck overturned on Anderson Road near Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga, New York, narling traffic for hours. We have handled milk truck accidents and other tanker truck crashes as truck accident attorneys.The handling of a milk truck requires special care as the milk can move significantly, for instan... CONTINUE READING

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Bus Driver Convicted of Manslaughter – “Gross and Wanton” Driving Cited in Death of Passengers

The driver of low-fare Sky Express caused the bus crash which killed four and injured many last year. The bus was headed for New York from North Carolina. As a New York truck accident and bus accident attorney I can tell you most bus drivers and truck drivers are conscientious. However, some just don’t fo... CONTINUE READING

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No Second Vehicle in Carroll County Kentucky School Bus Crash

A second vehicle was not involved in the Carol County, Kentucky school bus crash that caused the death of two children and injured many others, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department. The head start bus left Barnes Road near Carrollton, flipping and hitting a tree. Originally, the Sheriffs Department reported a second vehicle  collided with the bus causing bus crash. It... CONTINUE READING

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New Peace Bridge inspections may decrease truck accidents

There have been many rear end collisions involving stopped trucks on the QEW near the Peace Bridge. Maybe it’s because I handle truck accidents that I’m looking at the new agreement from a safety standpoint. This week the United States and Canada have agreed that American personnel may inspect off low bound trucks... CONTINUE READING

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Big trucker opposition expected to 45% New York Thruway truck toll increase

The New York State Thruway Authority wants to raise $90 million per year by raising truck tolls. The hike would increase the toll for a three axle truck traveling between Buffalo and New York City from $88-$127 per trip. Wow. Today they’re having a hearing at the Buffalo and Erie County Library, across from my office. The Authority will have substantial opposition. The authority claims tru... CONTINUE READING

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Sleep Deprived Bus Driver

A tour bus – which took 15 lives last year was likely caused by a sleep deprived driver and a bus company which provided too little safety oversight, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The sleep deprived bus driver was speeding up to 78 miles per hour in a 50 miles per hour zone on I 95. The driver worked for World Wide tours of Greater New York. Last week we wrote abou... CONTINUE READING

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Qualified Over the Road Drivers wanted by YRC Freight

YRC Freight is looking to hire 200 qualified over the road truck drivers in several cities, including Buffalo, New York. The Western New York terminal is in Tonawanda, New York. Truck drivers willing to haul over the road should look at the YRC website at: www.yrcfrieght.com/careers. Drive safe.... CONTINUE READING

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Large traffic study identifies rollover prone locations

Let’s face it, some locations have rollover after rollover. The American Transportation Research Institute look at more than 50,000 crash records from 31 states high frequency roll over locations. Hopefully, industry and government can work to reduce truck crashes, especially big rig accident where the road environment is a contributing factor. You can see the full report with a state specific... CONTINUE READING

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Dangerous Driving Due to Prescription Painkillers Must be Addressed Now

Impaired driving due to overuse of prescription painkillers has reached epidemic proportions. News outlets in Buffalo, Rochester, New York and Arkansas have reported on proposals of Senators Charles Schumer of New York and Mark Pryor of Arkansas to fund police tra... CONTINUE READING

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