How A Connecticut Attorney Can Help In a Truck Accident Case

It is rare to travel along Connecticut roadways and not see a commercial truck. Accidents involving these types of vehicles are a small percentage of all accidents that occur on our roadways, but they do tend to be some of the most deadly or cause the greatest permanent injuries.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … Keep reading…

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Preventing a Connecticut Truck Accident This Winter

There is no denying Connecticut has some extreme temperatures; from hazy, hot, and humid summers, to biting and extremely cold winters, rainy seasons, and everything in between. Snow and ice can wreak havoc on traffic and cause serious problems for motorists. Truck drivers need to be extra cautious due to the size and volume of … Keep reading…

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10 Ways To Prevent A Connecticut Truck Accident This Winter

Encountering a large truck on Connecticut roadways can be nerve-wracking. These large trucks can travel fast and require a lot of space to slow down or stop. Additionally, they are heavily regulated by both state and federal agencies. Sometimes state and federal regulations are not followed and can be the cause of a Connecticut truck … Keep reading…

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5 Ways To Prevent A Winter Connecticut Truck Accident

Winter weather conditions can make roadway conditions really treacherous for travel. Truckers, on the other hand, face pressure to remain on the roads because they are typically under delivery timelines. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 324,000 truck accidents with 95,000 injuries.  Snow, sleet, ice, freezing, rain, wind, and fog are all winter … Keep reading…

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Causes of Connecticut Tire Blow-Out Truck Accidents

Many licensed drivers have likely experienced a flat tire in their driving career. Although it can be unsettling to hear and feel the air suddenly rush out of a tire, most drivers are able to safely pull their vehicle to the side of the road. A tire blowout – when a tire does not deflate … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Truck Accidents: Common Underride Accident Injuries

Underride accidents are a type of Connecticut truck accident than can leave a devastating impact on drivers and their families. An underride accident occurs when a passenger vehicle ends up underneath the large commercial truck.  Injuries from this type of accident are catastrophic and can include loss of life. If the accident does not include … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Truck Accident: What Is An Underride Accident?

Connecticut truck accidents can be caused by a variety of factors: too heavy a load, an insufficiently rested driver, improper maintenance of the rig, among others. Truck accidents of all types occur on Connecticut roadways, but one type that usually results in devastating injuries, including death, is an underride accident. An underride accident occurs when … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Truck Accidents & Wet Roadways

During the autumn months, the heavy rain that falls can make the roads slick, which makes it more difficult for vehicles to stop quickly. This is particularly true for large, heavy commercial trucks.  When roads are wet, there is an increased risk of hydroplaning. This makes it more difficult for motorists to maintain control of … Keep reading…

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How Can I Prove A Trucking Company Violated Federal Regulations

Millions of trucks travel our roadways every day. Truck operators need to obey specific laws and regulations to ensure the safety of everyone who shares the road with large commercial vehicles. As long as trucking companies and truck drivers follow the rules, in theory, everyone should remain safe from an avoidable 18-wheeler accident. Truck accidents … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents vs. Connecticut Truck Accidents: 3 Differences

Connecticut auto accidents and Connecticut truck accidents are similar in that they can leave victims injured and unsure of how to proceed. Their differences, however, are what informs your attorney on how to approach your case.  Liability. In most cases, when someone is in a car accident, the claim is filed against one person, usually … Keep reading…

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