Truck Accidents

Who is responsible for a truck accident?

Earlier this month, PennDOT reported which counties were the most dangerous regarding truck accidents. Lancaster County fell in second–only down by one from Lehigh County in first place–with 48 fatalities in 2018. Most people in Lancaster understand just how dangerous truck...

4 Essential tips for sharing the road with big rigs

For many drivers, sharing the roadways with large commercial trucks can range from being frustrating to downright terrifying – and for a good reason. In 2018, a staggering 96% of the fatalities in accidents involving a passenger vehicle and a...

The terrible consequences from underride crashes with commercial trucks

Highway traffic is not uncommon in south-central Pennsylvania with motorists humming, driving and often speeding along the major thoroughfares of U.S. Hwys. 30 and 222. And among the traffic are the ubiquitous big-rig trucks hauling cargo throughout the state and...

Truck accidents could cause serious burns. Be prepared.

Burn injuries from a crash are more common than it may seem. A single spark, leak or vehicle malfunction may be all it takes to cause a major hazard. Engine fires, explosions and other dangerous reactions can happen under certain...

Trucker shortage increases risks for all drivers and passengers

Commercial trucks are everywhere. On local streets and highways here in Lancaster and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. They play a crucial role in the local, state and national economies, helping all types of businesses move products and supplies. And while it...

Why truck accidents happen and how to avoid one

If you drive on any of the highways or Interstates around Lancaster, you’ve likely encountered your fair share of large commercial and tractor-trailer trucks. Many drivers admit to feeling unnerved when one of these hulking and imposing trucks pull up...

What are the Consequences of a Truck Accident in Pennsylvania?

A recent truck accident in York County highlights the reasons that victims of such accidents often have grounds to sue. One driver lost a mattress from his vehicle, causing a chain reaction of crashes in the trucks behind him. The...