Category Archives: New Jersey

NTSB Rules Trucker That Seriously Injured Comedian Tracy Morgan Was Fatigued, Speeding

According to NTSB officials, a truck driver’s deadly crash involving SNL funnyman Tracy Morgan and his good friend, comedian James McNair, was due to extreme fatigue. Kevin Roper, a Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia, reportedly hadn’t slept in 28 hours … Continue reading

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CNBC Series Focuses on Truck Safety

Motivated to look further into the issue of truck safety by the California FedEx crash and the New Jersey crash involving Tracy Morgan and WalMart, CNBC has produced a series of stories focusing on truck safety. One of those stories … Continue reading

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How will the Tracy Morgan Crash Affect Hours of Service Regulations?

First, I would like to add my condolences to the family of James McNair and my prayers for Tracy Morgan’s recovery. Mainstream media, along with truck industry outlets such trucking blogs, newspapers and radio stations have given us many opinion … Continue reading

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FMCSA Shuts Down 26 East Coast Bus Operations

Citing violations such as hiring drivers who hadn’t received their commercial driver’s license, and employing drivers who didn’t pass drug and alcohol tests, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently idled 26 bus operations that serviced passengers¬† on Interstate 95 … Continue reading

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Truck Crash Kills One, Injures Two in Old Bridge, NJ

A tractor trailer plowed into an SUV on Route 18 in Old Bridge, N.J., leaving one man dead and two other people seriously injured on Wednesday, April 25. According to, the tractor trailer was traveling north on Route 18 … Continue reading

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Recycling Truck Overturns, Injures 8 in Wayne, NJ

A truck hauling recycled cardboard was involved in a four-vehicle crash in Wayne, N.J., on Monday, April 16, leaving eight people hospitalized. According to, the accident occurred at the Hamburg Turnpike-Alps Road intersection, when a passenger car crossed in … Continue reading

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Car, Dump Truck Collide in Howell, NJ

A 10-year-old girl was in critical condition following a crash involving a passenger car and a dump truck in Howell, N.J., on Thursday, April 12. According the Asbury Park Press, both vehicles were traveling on Colts Neck Road when the … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Crash Injures Two in Monroe Twp., NJ

A tractor trailer collided with a passenger van in Monroe Twp., N.J., on Friday, March 30, injuring two people in the van. According to, the tractor trailer was traveling east on Foresgate Drive and made a left turn onto … Continue reading

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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Tractor Trailer in Woodbridge, NJ

A man riding a motorcycle was killed when his bike collided with a tractor trailer on West Avenue in Woodbridge, N.J., on Thursday, March 22. According to, the motorcycle was traveling north on West Avenue when it crashed into … Continue reading

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Horse Trailer, Two Tractor Trailers Crash in Hamilton Twp., NJ

Traffic on the southbound New Jersey turnpike near Robbinsville, N.J., was slowed on the morning of Monday, Feb. 27, when two semi tractor trailers and a horse trailer were involved in a three-vehicle accident. According to, one semi struck … Continue reading

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