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Tractor Trailer Accident Attorney Discusses Fatal Hit-and-run Near George Washington Bridge

Relative to most passenger vehicles, semi tractor-trailers are huge says New York City tractor trailer accident attorney Arkady Frekhtman of the F&A injury law firm. Big rigs with loaded trailers can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. So-called turnpike doubles with two 48-ft trailers are particularly imposing, especially when truckers operate them in adverse weather like fog, snow or freezing rain. When impaired drivers operate commercial trucks weighing 20-25 times more than other vehicles, they often become serious or even lethal weapons. Fatality at George Washington Bridge A recent hit-and-run accident involving an 18-wheeler left a passenger vehicle damaged to the point that...

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NYC Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses Winter Time Tractor Trailer Hazards

Truck Accidents are more dangerous because of the heavy loads trailers carry and are much more dangerous in the winter. A loaded trailer on an 18-wheeler can be 30,000 to 70,000 pounds. Most companies and owner-operators try to operate their vehicles safely, but winter driving introduces additional hazards. These include ice, snow, sleet, freezing rain, and foggy conditions. Tractor trailers and other big commercial vehicles still have the same disadvantages they have in good weather. Their huge mass makes it harder for a driver to stop or dodge a hazard on the road. Trucks are more vulnerable to strong cross winds. A...

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Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses Pickup Truck Allegedly Causing Head-on Collision

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A catastrophic head-on collision occurred in Yaphank on Long Island over the holiday weekend explains a NYC truck accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm in Manhattan, New York. Truck Leaves Own Lane Police say the July 4th collision occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. when a pickup truck southbound on Yaphank Middle Island Road veered in to oncoming traffic where it hit another vehicle head-on. According to a report in the New York Post, the preliminary investigation did not reveal the reason the southbound pickup veered into the northbound lanes. Two Injured, Four Killed Emergency personnel transported an infant to Stony Brook University...

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