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Practice Area: Types Of Trucks

U.S. Postal Truck Crashes

The United States Postal Service delivered more than 160 billion pieces of mail last year. With enormous numbers like this, it comes with little surprise that the company employs 551,570 people, in 35,756 retail offices, using 213,881 USPS vehicles. While

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Tow Trucks

The United States Department of Transportation estimates that more than 500,000 truck accidents occur every year, while more than 75% of these accidents are caused by the driver of the passenger vehicle. A tow truck is used to transport vehicles

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Tanker Truck Accident

Commonly seen on roads and highways in the United States, tanker or tank trucks are most often used to carry and transport massive amounts of liquids. While any collision with a large truck is certainly dangerous, tanker crashes present an

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RV Accidents

The recreational vehicle (RV) industry has long been around, and since the early 1920s people have used these types of vehicles to travel all around the country. Driving a recreational vehicle does not require any special licensing or training which

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Live Animal Cattle Trucks

Between January 1, 2000, and May 15, 2006, more than 230 collisions involving farm animal transport vehicles occurred on American roads, according to data published by Farm Sanctuary. Farm Sanctuary is the leading farm animal protection organization in the U.S.

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Hazmat Transport

The transportation of hazardous materials is amongst the most highly regulated trucking industries in the United States. Responsible for ensuring that hazmat transport is conducted in the safest, most efficient way possible, government agencies have established strict rules and regulations

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Garbage Truck Accidents

Large commercial trucks present a serious hazard to all Connecticut drivers on the roads and highways throughout the state. When larger vehicles such as tractor-trailers, semitrucks, delivery trucks or even waste disposal trucks enter the roadways, all motorists must adjust

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Fire Trucks

Statistics show that nearly 2,500 fire truck collisions occur each year in the United States, resulting in 1,100 injuries and deaths. Typically, it is easy to spot these big red trucks with their lights on and horns blowing; however, on

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Fedex Truck Accidents

An often overlooked aspect of Connecticut truck accidents are collisions involving delivery trucks. Delivery truck accidents, particularly those involving FedEx trucks, are unique and complex as many different people and entities may be accountable for the crash. At Jonathan Perkins

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Dump Truck Collisions

Each year in the United States, there are upward of 500,000 truck accidents, according to reports from the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, the country sustains approximately 5,000 truck crash fatalities annually. These statistics point to the serious dangers

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