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Tractor-Trailer Accidents

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It is a common and scary occurrence when an 18-wheeler truck is driving alongside and suddenly merges onto a parkway forcing a driver into another lane or even off the roadway. These big 18-wheeler trucks have many more blind spots than a typical vehicle, which is why many accidents on the highway involve tractor-trailers. While the number of drivers on the road increases during the summer months, it is important to be educated on how to drive safely alongside an 18-wheeler truck.

 

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Officials Conclude Drowsy Driving Cause of Major New Jersey Turnpike Car Crash

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The National Safety Transportation Board recently met at an open session to consider a multi-vehicle car accident that occurred last year, which killed comedian James McNair and seriously injured actor Tracy Morgan.  The crash occurred when a Walmart truck rear-ended a van in a construction zone in the early morning hours on June 7, 2014 on the New Jersey Turnpike.  The accident affected six vehicles and also injured 21 people. 

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