August 10, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Cleaner Trucks Still a Priority the During COVID-19 Pandemic It is believed that the transportation sector accounts for 46 percent of New Jersey’s air pollution. So it is not a surprise that there has been a push to clean the air quality. Even though the United States is still in the middle of the COVID-19…

August 6, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

What You Need to Know About the New FMCSA Extension The trucking industry is responsible for hauling over 70 percent of all freight in the United States, and it has the important task of transporting food, medication and other essential items during the pandemic. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently decided to…

August 2, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Why Novel Coronavirus Risks Seem to Be Higher in Truckers Trucks have been an integral part of the United States’ economy for several generations. Without them, our supermarkets’ shelves wouldn’t be filled with affordable products and health care providers wouldn’t have medical supplies to treat the roughly 3.5 million cases of COVID-19 that have been recorded in…

July 29, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

COVID-19 Procedures for Truck Drivers in New Jersey For many truck drivers, staying home from work during the COVID-19 pandemic is simply not an option. Whether you’re delivering essential supplies or meeting a necessary deadline, these tips will help you stay safe and decide when it’s time to quarantine. Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Along…

July 9, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Truckers Who Fall Ill at Work Encounter Many Problems There are currently almost 2 million truck drivers focused on delivering food, medicine, and other essential products during the COVID-19 outbreak. Sadly, many of these brave people are likely to catch the coronavirus. Sick truckers who fall ill on the road may face some unexpected problems….

July 5, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

COVID-19 Has Complicated Truck Accident Investigations The higher demand for shipped items coupled with the long delays that have become commonplace during the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in the workload for truck drivers. This is notable given that there were already more than 2 million commercial trucks operating in the United States every day…

July 1, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

How the COVID-19 Workload Could Affect Truck Maintenance and Examinations COVID-19 has placed unprecedented stresses on the commercial trucking industry as the dual pressures of potential illnesses and time crunches have wreaked havoc. Nearly 71% of the freight in the United States travels by trucks, and it still needs to move. Nonetheless, there are effects…

June 27, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

COVID-19 May Change Trucking Routes as the Nation Reopens Modern trucking routes are highly planned, coordinated and refined to ensure that the U.S. infrastructure gets needed goods and resources just in time. In fact, the Freight Analysis Framework—which is the result of a partnership between the Federal Highway Administration and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics—estimates…

June 10, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Traffic Accident Rates Rise as the COVID-19 Crisis Continues As more and more people stay at home to avoid COVID-19 infection, traffic has decreased by roughly 60% to 70%. However, these less crowded roads are not necessarily safer. It turns out that the overall rate of car crashes has actually been increasing during the pandemic….