Truck Accident

School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | October 3rd, 2019

When school is in session, everyone needs to be aware of the school buses and their precious cargo. Between unpredictable fall weather and neighborhoods teeming with children boarding and leaving buses, school bus safety becomes an important topic. Both motorists and bus passengers should take time to learn school bus safety tips. Watch For Buses […]

Do I Need to File a Police Report After a Buffalo Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | August 8th, 2019

You cannot possibly predict when you are going to have a truck accident, regardless of how careful you are while on the road. Such incidents can lead to problems that include trauma, spinal cord damages and financial losses. You may end up going through a long and complicated legal process as you seek compensation for […]

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety?

by William Mattar | August 5th, 2019

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety? How would you answer the question of whether fewer truck drivers on U.S. highways will impact the safety of other drivers? Do you think roadway safety would improve because fewer vehicles traveling on busy interstates would obviously mean fewer accidents? So what happens when there aren’t enough truck […]

Some Common Types of Albany Truck Accidents

by William Mattar | June 28th, 2019

Semi-trucks are a staple of America’s roadways, and they’re very common on the streets of Albany and along bustling Interstate 90. Semi truck accidents in Albany have a variety of causes and determining the cause can affect your ability to file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver. Driver Error One of the more common […]

Who can be held liable for damages in a Syracuse Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | June 21st, 2019

Truck drivers and the companies they work for must follow strict state and federal regulations to ensure they are transporting loads safely and efficiently across thousands of miles U.S. highways. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has established rules governing what trucking companies and truckers must do to avoid causing accidents and harming other […]

I Was Injured in a Rochester Bus Accident. Now What?

by William Mattar | June 11th, 2019

Using Rochester’s public bus lines for travel can reduce your carbon footprint and transport you around town. However, re-entering and exiting a bus can be dangerous at times. If you or a loved one has been injured in a Rochester bus accident, there are a few things you should know. How Do Bus Accidents Happen? […]

Long Island School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | May 20th, 2019

When school starts on Long Island, motorists can expect to see school buses every morning and afternoon. School buses carry young children to and from school. So, there are laws motorists should abide by when buses are on the road. Motorists should be informed that not abiding by the traffic laws concerning school buses can […]

Do I need a Lawyer for a Long Island Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | April 12th, 2019

There is a lot of commerce that goes on in and around Long Island, and that can mean a lot of trucks are out on the road. From time to time, a truck may collide with a car or smaller truck and create a lot of problems for both parties. A trucking accident can occur […]

Who is Liable in a Rochester Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | April 9th, 2019

A truck accident can be a terrifying experience for everyone involved. When your car makes contact with something that is many times larger, like a tractor trailer, you never know what the result will be. New York State is a no-fault state, which means that car accident expenses are to be paid for by the […]

Do the Number of Syracuse Truck Accidents Increase in Winter?

by William Mattar | February 21st, 2019

In order to help reduce the number of truck accidents that happen on Syracuse roads, it may help to examine the reasons why accident numbers may tend to increase. Reckless Truck Drivers Truck drivers should know the federal laws governing how long they are allowed to be on the road before they have to take […]