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Truck on a Long Island highway.

The new administration has promised to cut regulations, and one industry that may benefit from this regulation rollback is the trucking industry.  Trucking advocacy groups have for some time, advocated for various regulations to be changed or repealed so that…

Dec 29
Long Island truck driver driving during early morning hours.

When a commercial truck collides with a passenger motor vehicle, the results can be catastrophic.  Tractor trailers often weigh in at about 80,000 pounds, while most cars weigh roughly 3,000 pounds.  The force of the collision coupled with the weight…

Sep 22

6 Common Causes of New York Truck Accidents

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP

Traffic incidents involving trucks can quickly become catastrophic, causing lasting injuries, property damage, and even fatalities. Because of their massive weight and size, 18-wheelers and other large commercial trucks are the most difficult to handle and to avoid. The NHTSA…

Feb 23

Truck Drivers Are Not Immune to Distracted Driving

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Our truck accident lawyers in Long Island report that truck drivers are not immune to distracted driving.

Truck drivers and the trucking industry deliver the goods and products we use each day. It takes special knowledge and licensing to know how to handle a big rig, as well as skill in navigating through all types of road…

Sep 30
New York truck accident lawyer

The New Jersey Turnpike is the scene of many accidents of all types. It seems that almost every day or two, a serious traffic accident happens when someone is either badly injured or killed. The common causes of most of…