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USA Investigation Part 3: Companies Risk Lives by Pushing Truckers to Drive While Fatigued

An investigation by USA TODAY found that port trucking companies around Los Angeles are violating federal law and risking the lives of those on the road by pushing truck drivers to work with little or no sleep. Federal rules require that commercial truck… Read More

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident with a commercial truck, the question of what caused the accident and who is responsible can be difficult to answer. This is because truck accident cases are complex. There are several parties… Read More

USA TODAY Investigation Part 1: Truck Drivers Pushed to Work Longer Hours than Legally Allowed

A recent investigation by the USA TODAY Network found that port trucking companies, which transport goods into and out of California ports, use unscrupulous practices to force drivers to exceed federal limits on working hours. According to the investigation,… Read More

Tractor Trailer Crash on Interstate 91 on Friday Night Caused Two Deaths

Two people were killed and another was injured in a serious collision on Interstate 91 Friday night. According to police, a Volkswagen Golf struck the back of a tractor trailer near Exit 24 in Rocky Hill, killing the driver and passenger in the Volkswagen. Eyewitness… Read More

Public Comment Deadline for Speed-Limiting Proposal is Dec. 7

The public comment deadline for a proposal to add speed-limiting devices to heavy-duty vehicles will end on Wednesday, Dec. 7. On Nov. 1, the 30-day public comment deadline was extended to this Wednesday to provide more time for interested parties to… Read More

31-year-old Mother Killed in I-95 Tractor Trailer Crash

On Thursday morning, a 31-year-old Middletown resident was struck and killed by a tractor trailer on I-95 South between exits 70 and 71 in Old Lyme. According to state police, the victim parked her car on the right side of the road and got out to check… Read More

Tractor-Trailer Crash Leaves Two People Critically Injured

On Saturday night in Greenwich, CT, a tractor-trailer exiting I-95 hit a car and caused the driver and passenger to suffer serious injuries. The accident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of the I-95 southbound exit ramp near Arch Street. Emergency… Read More

Three-Month-Old Baby Dies in Truck Crash on I-395

A three-month-old infant died after the car she was in was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on Saturday afternoon on I-395 in Plainfield. The infant was in the back seat in a rear-facing car seat when the car was hit and veered off onto the shoulder. After… Read More

Connecticut DMV Enforcing Weight Limits on Semi-Trucks

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is working to enforce weight restrictions on large trucks driving through the state. DMV inspectors have been working at the weigh stations on Interstate 91 in Middletown. According to the DMV Commercial Safety… Read More

Truck Drivers with Untreated Sleep Apnea at Increased Risk of Crashing

According to a recent study, published in the Sleep journal in late March, truck drivers with untreated sleep apnea are five times more likely to be involved in a crash. The study analyzed a group of approximately 3,200 truck drivers, half of which had… Read More