Truck Accident Law

Because tractor-trailers are extremely dangerous vehicles, New York has
placed extensive regulations and laws in place in order to keep other drivers safe.
If a truck driver or a truck driver ignores these laws and regulations, they are
likely to be liable for any injuries that result:

  • Vehicle weight
  • Drivable hours
  • Truck maintenance
  • License eligibility
  • Size limitations
  • Hazardous materials
  • Inspections
  • Accidents and Drug testing

It is also vital that a crash be investigated by a New York truck accident
lawyer immediately afterwards, as some insurance companies are known to try to
settle a case without a lawyer, resulting in victims receiving less money than what is
necessary to cover their injuries.

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