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  • Armored car overturns on turnpike

    December 09, 2011

    A fatal truck accident on the turnpike involving an armor truck occurred during the early morning hours. The accident occurred when the truck veered off one of the lanes on the turnpike and then struck the guardrail on the left side of the road. This caused the truck to then flip injuring a passenger and […]

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  • Seven family members killed on way to New Jersey

    November 10, 2011

    A family on its way to New Jersey for a funeral suffered severe losses after its minivan collided with a deer and was subsequently hit by an 18-wheeler truck. A total of seven members of the extended family were killed in the car accident. Those killed in this accident included a 52-year-old man and his […]

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  • Tanker crash potentially endangers New Jersey water supply

    October 14, 2011

    A single vehicle accident in New Jersey that spilled high quantities of a chemical has led state officials to continue monitoring the state’s water supply to ensure it is safe for local residents to use. A tanker truck accident reportedly occurred after the driver fell asleep and the truck ran off Interstate 95 and tipped […]

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  • Turnpike accident was a nine-vehicle pileup

    May 06, 2011

    Nine vehicles piled up on the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday. Seven tractor trailers and two cars were involved in the pileup, which occurred around 2 p.m. Sources said the highway accident occurred in an area having three lanes in each direction. While there were no serious injuries, the pileup caused a 13 mile backup […]

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  • Proposal Limits Behind-the-Wheel Hours For Truck Drivers

    January 11, 2011

    Recently, the federal Transportation Department proposed a new regulation which would set limits on the number of hours commercial truck drivers could work in a day. The proposal was created by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as part of a settlement agreement to set new limits on truck driver hours-of-service. The rule is intended […]

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  • Recent Truck Explosion Photo Highlights Driving Footwear

    October 13, 2010

    The recent photograph of a Texas trucker walking on the shoulder of Route 80 near Elmwood Park as his rig is engulfed in flames behind him has garnered considerable press interest for something other than the spectacular truck explosion itself: the flip flops he is wearing. To many viewers, they seem decidedly flimsy and out […]

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  • New Study Lauds Truck Rollover Technology

    August 11, 2010

    New Jersey roadways constitute a corridor of busy and essentially constant trucking activity, with serious and deadly commercial truck accidents being a common occurrence. A recent study conducted by University of Michigan researchers and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) addresses precisely the issue of truck crashes across the country, with a special focus […]

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  • Ho-Ho-Kus Truck Accident Injures Two, Stops Traffic

    August 04, 2010

    A commercial truck driver delivering refrigerators lost control of his box truck on Tuesday morning, August 3, and crashed into a bus stop in Ho-Ho-Kus, severely injuring two pedestrians. The truck accident occurred shortly before 7 a.m., on Route 17. Jose L. Vences, of South Fallsberg, New York, was driving southbound near Hollywood Avenue when […]

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