Connecticut Truck Accidents: What You Need To Know To Share The Road

When you are traveling down an interstate highway, large commercial trucks can be imposing and anxiety-inducing. Many of us find them to be unpredictable with their massive size and speed. Motor vehicle drivers in Connecticut should take the following precautions to avoid a Connecticut auto accident. Avoid blind spots. Trucks have many blind spots because … Keep reading…

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What Can Cause A Connecticut Truck Accident?

Summer travel, especially as our state begins to open up in this time of COVID-19, may look a little different. The Connecticut State Police have reported more fatalities despite fewer vehicles on the roadways. Large commercial trucks, however, have and will always be on our roadways.  Truckers are operating vehicles that are so much heavier … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Truck Accidents More Likely Over Summer Months

Large trucks on Connecticut roadways can leave even the most confident drivers nervous. They are big and require a lot more space to operate. Many people may think that the winter months are more dangerous because of freezing rain, ice, and snow, but the risk of a serious truck accident is higher in the summer … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Truck Accidents: 5 Common Injuries

Each year, thousands of people are killed in truck accidents, and even more are injured nationwide. Some injuries are more common than others. Here are a look at a few. Wrist injuries. Instinctively, drivers and passengers use their hands as protection during a crash. This offers no protection and hitting an airbag, dashboard, or window, … Keep reading…

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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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