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….

June 6, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

What Truck Accident Lawyers Can Do for Your Claim During COVID-19 We are living in extraordinary times—the country is in lockdown, more than 30 million Americans are unemployed, and the number of U.S. COVID-19 deaths is expected to surpass 100,000. It would be safe to say that the coronavirus pandemic has changed all our lives…

June 2, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Dangerous Speeders Put Your Life in Jeopardy from Speeding Accidents During Quarantine In New York and San Francisco, the actual traffic on the roads and highways has declined by more than 60% during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, according to the transportation analytical firm INRIX. While this drop may suggest that our roads are safer during…

May 29, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

The Impact of COVID-19 on Truck Drivers In an average year, a truck driver will likely travel 100,000 miles or more. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increased demand for goods to be shipped to stores or directly to homes. Let us take a look at truck driver safety and the physical and…