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Understanding the Dangers of Trucks in the Wake of the Berks County Tragedy

November 20th, 2014

Over the past few years, this blog has discussed the dangers of trucking from various angles, covering the government’s efforts to keep drivers off their cell phones and reporting about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s findings that tractor-trailers killed nearly 3,800 people in 2011. …

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Trucks Are More Dangerous Than You Think

June 4th, 2014

Motorists generally don’t like driving on the same highway with trucks, and it appears that this fear of heavy trucks is well founded. The New York Times recently reported on once-in-a-decade calculations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), specifically how much vehicle crashes …

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$26.1 Million Settlement in Philadelphia by Feldman Shepherd for Tractor-Trailer Auto Accident

June 8th, 2012

Philadelphia personal injury attorneys Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann and  Edward S. Goldis of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP negotiated a $26.1 million settlement in Sneeringer v. GLC Transportation. The settlement was reached on June 5, 2012 and is believed to …

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Tractor-Trailer Drivers Banned from Cell Phone Use to Prevent Truck and Auto Accidents

February 8th, 2012

A new law has recently gone into effect that may help you worry a bit less the next time you find yourself driving next to a tractor-trailer on a highway. In early January of this year, the United States Department of Transportation’s ban on commercial …

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