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5 Statistics Of Truck Driver Fatigue In Truck Crashes

by Sean Hamill | September 13th, 2013

The dangers caused by fatigued truck drivers are well known and well documented. National statistics show that fatigued drivers can cause as much as twenty percent of all trucking accidents. Furthermore, driver fatigue is the number one cause of truck accidents in the United States.

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8 Driver Safety Tips To Avoid Truck Accidents

by Andrew Bottinick | August 27th, 2013

Connecticut is a prime location for trucks due to its location between New York and Boston. The state’s highways have many trucks delivering goods all over New England and beyond. The Connecticut Truck Accident Lawyers at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers have put together some tips to help you stay safe on roads that can be […]

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Connecticut Truck Accident Raises Questions Regarding What To Do After A Collision

by admin | August 14th, 2013

A tractor-trailer accident in Bridgeport, Connecticut, that left one man seriously injured has prompted many citizens to question what actions the victim of such a collision should take. The Connecticut Truck Accident Lawyers with Carter Mario Injury Lawyers explain the step-by-step process an accident victim should follow and offer several tips for creating a successful […]

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Connecticut Truck Accident Leaves Woman Seriously Injured

by admin | July 31st, 2013

A 21-year-old Hartford man has been charged for causing a Connecticut Truck Accident that left an elderly woman seriously injured. Records show the crash happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the C-Town Supermarket located at the corner of Newton and Park Streets in Hartford. According to NBC-Connecticut, the man had just finished making […]

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DMV Launches “Roadcheck 2013” To Reduce Connecticut Truck Accidents

by admin | June 5th, 2013

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) estimates that each year, approximately 1,000 Connecticut Truck Accidents occur. A majority of those accidents are attributed to driver error and mechanical failures. In an effort to reduce the amount of crashes in the state, DMV officials have launched a safety campaign known as “Roadcheck 2013”. A story from NBC-Connecticut explains the program […]

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Victims of Connecticut Truck Accident Awarded $15.7 Million In Compensation

by admin | May 8th, 2013

May 8, 2013 A Hartford jury recently found a trucking company is responsible for a Connecticut Truck Accident that resulted in two deaths and left three others seriously injured. Reports indicate the company has been ordered to pay the victims, and the families of those that died, a total of $15.7 million. A story published […]

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Defective Equipment To Blame For Hundreds of Fatal Truck Accidents

by admin | March 18th, 2013

March 18, 2013 A fatality resulting from a Connecticut Truck Accident is always tragic, especially when the death should have been prevented by safety equipment. New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) concluded under-ride guards, the metal bar that descends from the rear of a big rig’s trailer, might be ineffective in preventing deadly […]

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Bad Weather Results In Several Connecticut Truck Accidents

by admin | March 11th, 2013

March 11, 2013 Last week’s snow storms marred Connecticut with hundreds of car accidents, including a number of Connecticut Truck Accidents. A story from the Norwich Bulletin explained one of the larger tractor-trailer pile ups occurred on Interstate 84 Thursday morning, outside of Tolland. Reports show a FedEx semi-truck hauling tandem trailers was traveling eastbound along the highway […]

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Can a truck accident be classified as wrongful death?

by Annette Smith | March 4th, 2013

I was hit on the highway by a tractor trailer.  My loved one died in this truck accident.  Is this what a wrongful death claim is? A Connecticut Wrongful Death case is technically defined by a number of elements: The death was caused, either completely or partially, by the conduct of the defendant. The defendant […]

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Driver Charged In Connection To Fatal Connecticut Truck Accident

by admin | February 15th, 2013

February 15, 2013 A 48-year-old driver of a commercial tractor-trailer is facing charges in connection to a Connecticut Truck Accident she caused that claimed the life of a highway worker. According to NBC-Connecticut, the collision occurred in March along Route 8 outside the town of Waterbury, Connecticut. Police reports indicate that the 41-year-old victim was part of […]

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