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  • Police investigating chain-reaction truck crash on Turnpike

    August 09, 2013

    As most drivers know, there is a very big difference between experiencing car trouble while on a side street and while on the interstate. In the former, you can more than likely safely reduce your speed and take your time either pulling to the side of the road or finding a parking lot. In the […]

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  • Why did the garbage truck cross the road? And cause a home fire?

    June 24, 2013

    When someone says that damaging accidents can happen anywhere and at anytime, it is the truth. Take a recent truck accident case from New Jersey, where it seems as though the damage the victims suffered was next to impossible to predict.  Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire in East Hanover. What was […]

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  • Bus service close to home shut down by feds

    June 10, 2013

    The east coast is filled with amazing cities with long histories and certain futures, which make them some of the best places to visit — even for residents who live nearby. Some Northern New Jersey residents take advantage of the extensive and inexpensive bus options from New York City to a number of these other […]

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  • Why do I care about intermodal?

    May 13, 2013

    Intermodal is the name given to the vast transportation system in which containers are taken around the world by ship, railroads and trucks. These containers hold almost every product that we as New Jersey residents purchase and consume on a daily basis. Even if you don’t care about how your designer jeans got to the […]

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  • Slide down New Jersey embankment injures 14 bus passengers

    April 22, 2013

    We put our lives in the hands of others every single day, often without a conscious thought about it. From the moment we wake up, we rely that others have taken our safety into consideration. When we turn on the stove to make our oatmeal, we rely on a stove without defects. When we send […]

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  • 2 semis, 2 box trucks and 1 big mess on New Jersey Turnpike

    April 18, 2013

    Accidents on the New Jersey Turnpike are often messy. There is no getting around it. Drivers are travelling at high speeds and often in heavy traffic where people tend to make last-minute decisions and react to unexpected events. If you have ever driven on the Turnpike, you also know that there are a large number […]

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  • Real life version of ‘Dawn of the Dead’ not so entertaining

    April 12, 2013

    A truck was the only option for him as he ran away from the hoard of ghostly gray and stiff bodies chasing him. He took control of the large commercial vehicle as zombies clung to its sides, trying to climb to the front and turn him into another living dead. Maybe it would be with […]

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  • 10-car Turnpike pileup disables dump trucks, box trucks

    March 29, 2013

    If you were traveling on the Hudson County Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike in Bayonne this Tuesday during the morning commute, you may have found yourself in a bit of a traffic jam. The accident occurred just east of the Newark Bay Bridge, but the traffic stretched back for miles. Why? That morning 10 […]

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  • SUV careens out of control, truck swerves off New Jersey highway

    January 23, 2013

    Many of our blog discussions talk about the impact of a semi-trailer in an auto accident. A significant portion of discussions relate to how the size difference between a semi-trailer and traditional vehicles increase the potential damage of an auto accident. The size of most semi-trucks can also impact the severity of a motor vehicle […]

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  • Onlookers watch as truck sets ablaze and 33 people are injured

    December 21, 2012

    Semi-trucks — especially ones with their trailers in tow — are large and heavy vehicles. These large and heavy vehicles commonly transport goods across the country, often beginning or ending their journey on New Jersey highways. The large size and weight of these vehicles are an important and dangerous factor in a truck accident due […]

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