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Younger drivers may spur more truck accidents

The person driving the truck next to you on the freeway may be as young as 18. This is due to a new law that President Biden signed, which allows drivers under the age of 21 to start working as interstate drivers. Younger truckers are now on the roads The move to...

What can you do to avoid a truck crash?

If you have seen a beginner skater lose control on the ice rink, you will have an idea of how a tractor-trailer unit losing control on snow or ice might look. Yet, instead of legs and arms going everywhere, you have heavy trailers filled with goods flying in all...

Commercial trucks and the dangers of speeding

Speeding in Connecticut is dangerous in all types of vehicles, but it can be especially so in trucks. Big rigs need more room to come to a stop, and their size also means that they can do more damage than cars or smaller trucks. Drawbacks of speeding for truck drivers...

What are some of the causes of truck accidents?

Driving a truck in Connecticut poses extra risk compared to driving a smaller vehicle. Large trucks are bigger and heavier, making it more difficult to stop quickly and causing more damage to others on the road. Understanding some of the causes of accidents involving...

Why is a trucking log important?

The trucking industry in Connecticut and throughout the country is very important to the economy. Because of this, some truckers are expected to drive long hours. This, combined with the fact trucks take a longer time to stop and are large, heavy vehicles, can pose a...

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