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Truck accidents: Chain reaction crash closes interstate for hours

Many victims of accidents are unaware of the impact injuries can have on their lives. Because of the larger size of the vehicle, truck accidents can particularly result in lasting physical and financial complications for victims. Unfortunately, several Pennsylvania commuters were part of a chain-reaction collision following the crash of a large dump truck.

Ban hopeful to prevent Pennsylvania car and truck accidents

Motor vehicle operators know that weather can and will affect the safety of the roadways. The sun's brightness and thick snow can limit visibility. Rain and ice can result in slick roads. The Pennsylvania Department of Transpiration and the governor have recognized that some highways and interstates within Pennsylvania may be more dangerous than others in winter conditions. In order to prevent future car and truck accidents, a travel ban on certain vehicles is in effect until the weather improves.

Truck accidents: Man killed after crash into tractor-trailer

Because of the hazard they can pose to other smaller vehicles on Pennsylvania roadways, truck drivers and companies are required to abide by multiple regulations to ensure the safety of everyone traveling around them.  Although most of the regulations are well established, in many circumstances, drivers and companies neglect to follow them. Sadly, negligence can result in serious truck accidents often resulting in life-altering injuries and even death.

Truck accidents: Brake failure results in multiple collisions

Any time a vehicle has mechanical issues, it can be expensive to repair. When a vehicle has a mechanical failure in transit, it can be terrifying and can result in serious accidents. One of Pennsylvania's recent truck accidents appears to have been caused by the failure of brakes on a tractor-trailer.

Truck accidents: Tragic 9 vehicle accident involving semi

Handling the aftermath of even a simple motor vehicle accident can often be overwhelming and a source of stress for anyone involved. Processing a more serious accident involving injuries or death will understandably be a source of stress for many victims. One of Pennsylvania's recent truck accidents resulted in significant property damage, injuries and death.

Pennsylvania truck accidents: Bicyclist struck by dump truck

Many bicyclists would agree that the fall weather is perfect for enjoying bike riding. Not only are people enjoying it for sport, but some are using it for a source of transportation. Most all smaller vehicles on Pennsylvania roadways are at greater risk of harm when a collision occurs with a larger vehicle such as a truck. Motorcyclists and bicyclists are especially at risk in the event of truck accidents because they have no enclosed vehicle to frame and protect them as they travel. Sadly, one man recently died after a tragic collision with a dump truck.

Pennsylvania truck accidents: 26 injured in collision with bus

Understandably, a collision with a tractor-trailer can result in property damage, serious injury or death. Unfortunately, some truck accidents may be the result of driver error or company negligence in failing to adhere to proper safety precautions. A recent collision with a tractor-trailer in Pennsylvania resulted in multiple injured victims for the riders of a bus.

Truck accidents: Couple injured in collision with semi

Many Pennsylvania motorists have experienced the fear of a collision with a tractor-trailer. It is well known that truck accidents can result in significant injury and property damage. Recently, an older couple became trapped under a truck's trailer after it crossed into their lane.

Tragic Pennsylvania truck accidents claim lives

Unfortunately, accidents occur on Pennsylvania roadways on a daily basis. Despite their frequent occurrence, people usually do not anticipate being involved in one. Accidents can result in physical, emotional and financial damage to any person involved. Truck accidents can be especially damaging due to the significantly larger size of these vehicles in comparison to other vehicles. Recently, a multi-vehicle accident involving two tractor-trailers resulted in the death of two people.

Legal advice available for victims involved in truck accidents

Almost on a daily basis, parents trust bus drivers for the transport of their children to and from school in a safe manner. Unfortunately parents may not realize that, for complete safety of their children, they must also trust other motor vehicle drivers to operate their vehicles responsibly in the vicinity of school buses. Sadly, one of many recent avoidable truck accidents in Pennsylvania involved a collision with a school bus and resulted in the death of a school bus driver.

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