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Trucking Accident

Spring break is the perfect time for a getaway. After such a trying year, it feels good to pack up the family and head out of town, even for a long weekend. Long stretches of freeway make the drive a little more relaxing. As you share the road with a few large semi-trucks, it doesn’t…

Being a pedestrian is increasingly hazardous in Massachusetts. Boston, especially, is a crowded city where many pedestrians and motor vehicles share the road. Unfortunately, driver negligence poses a serious threat to everyone who chooses to walk. When a pedestrian and car collide, the car usually wins. People choose to walk for all sorts of reasons….

Boston is not a stranger to trucking accidents. Roadways like I-93, I-90, Route 1, and the Concord Turnpike see far too many accidents every year. Due to the speed and massiveness of tractor-trailers, the crashes are often catastrophic and deadly. If you have lost a loved one due to a truck accident, you need an…

A truck with an out-of-control driver is a terrible scene. Causing harm and havoc to untold victims who are in the wrong place at the wrong time. A truck, due to its weight and speed can crush other cars and unfortunately be fatal to pedestrians. When the driver is irresponsible and on the run, it…

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered the way of life for most people across the country, especially in crowded places like Boston. What many people may not realize is that, for a variety of reasons, there has been an increase in speeding and reckless driving. Law enforcement officials have reported this increase since the beginning…

The roadways can be unpredictable, and serious accidents are not uncommon. While we do everything we can to operate our vehicles safely on the roadways in and around Boston, some situations are out of our control. Recently, a beloved first-grade teacher from nearby Fitchburg was killed when a large tire flew off of another vehicle…

Even though Norfolk County does not have any major interstates passing through it, there are still a large number of trucks traveling on route 115, carrying all kinds of goods and merchandise to vendors. When a truck driver or a trucking company acts with negligence, a serious truck accident can occur. Trucking accident facts The…

Though many people may not be familiar with them, federal hours of service regulations play a key role in preventing large truck accidents caused by driver fatigue. These HOS rules, implemented by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, govern the working hours of commercial truck drivers in the U.S. who move goods from one state…

Has the death toll from crashes involving large trucks finally become intolerable? Between 2007 and 2009, an average of over 4,000 people a year was killed in truck accidents. Nearly 90,000 more per year were injured during that time. One respected safety advocate, Joan Claybrook of the Truck Safety Coalition, is blunt in assigning responsibility…

Often, when we talk about truck accidents, we approach them through the context of a large 18-wheeler or tractor-trailer colliding with another vehicle or person. These types of accidents certainly do happen, and they are arguably the most common types of truck accidents, but they are not the only accidents that can happen as a…