Tag Archives: truck accidents

Tractor trailer truck on a highway.

Q&A: Tractor Trailer Accident – Who’s at Fault?

By Basch & Keegan |

Question: I was trailing two large semi trucks following each other for about a half of a mile. They were going extremely slow around 30 mph so I decided to pass them because you are allowed to pass on the road I was taking. I see no cars for at least 1 mile in… Read More »

Technology for Short-Range Communication Could Save Drivers from Accidents

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan on short-range vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems which may prevent car accidents in the future.

Change in Federal Law Limits Travel of Teen Truckers Across State Lines

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan in Kingston & Albany discuss truck accident safety & allowing teenagers as interstate truckers.

Man Receives $500,000 Settlement for Truck Accident with Deputy Sheriff

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan report on settlement for man injured in truck crash with Albany County deputy sheriff in Westerlo.

Big truck on the highway.

Change in Large Truck Weight Restrictions Debated by Congress

By Basch & Keegan |

A bill introduced by Wisconsin congressman Rep. Reid Ribble would change the federal weight limit for large trucks, from the current limit of 80,000 lbs. up to 91,000 lbs. for trucks that install a sixth axle. While members of the trucking industry and a number of industries heavily affected by transportation costs are in… Read More »

How and Why Do Trucks Jackknife?

By Basch & Keegan |

You’ve surely heard the term before on the news: a tractor-trailer jackknifes, causing a pileup and hours-long delay on the highway. Read on for a description of what it means for a large truck to jackknife, why it happens, and how it can be prevented. Jackknifing refers to when a tractor-trailer or big rig… Read More »

Common Sources of Construction Accident Injury, and What You Can Do to Stay Safe

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan remind construction workers to watch out for the Fatal Four construction accident injuries, like falls.

Compensation for Your Injuries in a Crash, Even When Auto Damage is Minimal

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan talk about recovering compensation in a car crash even when property damage was minimal.

Safe Driving Near Tractor-Trailers and Other Large Vehicles

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan give tips on safe driving near tractor-trailers to avoid serious truck accidents.

Head-On Crashes are Often Serious or Even Fatal

By John DeGasperis |

Kingston personal injury lawyers Basch & Keegan discuss serious head-on crash of Albany woman & danger of head-on collisions.