Category: Truck Accidents

    Can Changes to Commercial Truck Designs Eliminate Deadly Side Underride Crashes?

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    If you’ve been injured in a commercial truck accident in Bergen County or anywhere in New Jersey, consult an experienced personal injury attorney at Seigel Law as soon as possible.

    How Is a Crash with a Truck Carrying Hazardous Material Handled?

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    The Seigel Law Firm LLC represents motor vehicle accident victims in Bergen County and throughout New Jersey.

    The Dangers of Intoxicated Truck Drivers on New Jersey Roads

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    Driving while intoxicated means risking your life and the lives of everyone else on the road. It also means risking fines and jail time.

    Proposed Federal Rule Will Reduce Truck Accident Fatalities

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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has introduced new truck safety rules that could decrease the number of fatal rear-end collisio

    Reasons a Trucking Company May Be Responsible for Your Injuries

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    If you have been in an accident with a truck on a New Jersey roadway, you may be wondering who will pay your medical costs and compensate you for the time you are out of work. While your insurance company may cover some costs, victims of truck accidents often suffer catastrophic injuries requiring a lifetime of care.

    Are Teenage Truck Drivers Coming to New Jersey Roads?

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    While a new law aims to increase the number of teens operating large trucks, the short answer is that there are already teenagers driving large trucks in New Jersey.

    Types of Trucks Involved in New Jersey Accidents

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    New Jersey’s drivers have to contend with an incredible variety of commercial vehicles on the road. Understanding the different types of trucks can help you become a safer driver.

    Improperly Loaded Trucks Cause Accidents on New Jersey Highways

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    Loading a large truck is a job for professionals. Cargo must be balanced properly side-to-side and weight must also be distributed properly over the truck’s axels. Total weight must be limited to meet federal and local standards.

    Cory Booker Proposes Law to Pay Truck Drivers Hourly for Total Time Worked

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    Former Newark mayor and current New Jersey Senator Cory Booker recently introduced legislation that he believes will make interstate trucking safer.

    New Jersey Truck Accident Involving Tracy Morgan Caused by Driver Fatigue

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    In June of 2014, actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was severely injured in a truck accident on the New Jersey Turnpike near exit 8A in Cranberry. The accident was

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