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Several Injured Truck-Buggy Collision in Messena, NY

Several Amish adults and two children were injured when a FedEx truck collided with their horse-drawn buggy in Massena, N.Y., on Monday, Feb. 27. According to The Wall Street Journal, the crash occurred on Route 37 near the Canadian border. … Continue reading

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Semi Accident Leaves Two Injured in Charlotte, NY

A minivan was rear-ended by a car and sent into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer on Route 60 in Charlotte, N.Y., on Sunday, Feb. 26. According to the Observer, one passenger in the van was ejected from the … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Crash Injures State Trooper in Whitney Point, NY

A tractor trailer traveling on southbound Route 81 in Whitney Point, N.Y., collided with a state police patrol car that had pulled to the shoulder of the road on Saturday, Feb. 25. According to YNN.com, the state trooper was on … Continue reading

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Tractor-Trailer, Passenger Car Collide in New York’s Hudson Valley

A passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer truck collided in Philipstown, N.Y. on Thursday, Feb. 2, spilling more than 100 gallons of fuel onto Route 9 and leaving the driver of the car hospitalized. According to lohud.com, the car was traveling … Continue reading

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Commercial Traffic Banned from Syracuse Area Bridge

In September 2010, a double decker Megabus crashed into a low CSX railroad bridge in suburban Syracuse, which killed four passengers. Commercial traffic has now been banned from the highway. The ban took effect after state crews finished installing the … Continue reading

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Bridge over Lake Champlain from Vermont to New York is Open

The Lake Champlain bridge from New York to Vermont is running over budget, as reported by the Burlington Free Press. The bridge is nearly 10% over budget. It was originally bid as a $69.6 million project, but not will likely … Continue reading

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New York State Trucking Law Helps Protect NYC Pedestrians

In New York City, trucking attorneys know that 70 percent of accidents involving pedestrians and large trucks occur because big-rig drivers cannot see people passing directly in front of their vehicles. A new New York state trucking law requires many … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: October 25 – October 31

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: September 27 – October 03

Attorneys handling truck accident cases should be familiar with all the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations. Of course just being familiar with the regulations is not enough. Attorneys must also conduct thorough discovery in order to apply those regulations to … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 7 – June 13

Attorneys handling truck accident cases should be familiar with all the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations. Of course just being familiar with the regulations is not enough. Attorneys must also conduct thorough discovery in order to apply those regulations to … Continue reading

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