U.S. officials no longer pushing to test truck drivers, train engineers for sleep apnea, despite role in deadly crashes

Submitted by New Jersey Truck Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk. The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said late last […] Read more »

Overturned Truck Carrying Chlorine Closes Route 70 For 7 Hours: Authorities

The truck, owned by a Toms River powerwashing company, overturned after it rear-ended a stopped vehicle, police said. Submitted by New Jersey Truck Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark LAKEHURST, NJ — An motor vehicle crash that caused a box truck carrying chemicals for power washing to overturn on Route 70 Saturday […] Read more »

Multi-vehicle accident causes delays on I-287 in Oakland

Submitted by New Jersey Truck Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Tips for New Jersey drivers on what to do when involved in a motor vehicle collision. Wochit An unknown number of vehicles, including a dump truck, tractor trailer and UPS truck, were involved in an accident while traveling on I-287 north, […] Read more »

2 fatally struck in separate Jersey City crashes Thursday

Submitted by New Jersey Truck Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark JERSEY CITY – Two pedestrians were fatally struck by vehicles on the city’s West Side in separate incidents Thursday morning, officials said. The first crash happened at about 1 a.m. on Route 440. A 54-year-old Ege Avenue woman was crossing in an “unregulated […] Read more »

N.J. teen killed in crash with dump truck in N.Y.

Submitted by New Jersey Dump Truck Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark WAWAYANDA, N.Y. — A New Jersey teen was killed Wednesday morning when his SUV crashed into a dump truck in New York, police said. Andrew Van Dyke, 17, of the Highland Lakes section of Vernon, was driving north on Route […] Read more »

Teen killed, another injured, in Hunterdon County crash with truck

Submitted by New Jersey Dump Truck Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark FRANKLIN (Hunterdon) — A 17-year-old boy was killed and his 16-year-old passenger injured when their car was struck by a dump truck Friday morning. The 2013 Toyota Corolla with the 17-year-old from Hampton Borough behind the wheel pulled onto Route […] Read more »

New Jersey man killed in I-80 crash

Submitted by New Jersey Dump Truck Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark NEW COLUMBIA — A New Jersey truck driver was killed during an accident Tuesday morning along Interstate 80 in Union County. This morning, State Police said Ruben Montalvo, 50, of Elizabeth, N.J. died from injuries suffered in a crash involving […] Read more »

Woman injured in crash where driver was on heroin reportedly gets $1.3M

Submitted by Jeffrey Hark, New Jersey Truck Crash Lawyer. UPPER DEERFIELD TWP. —  A woman who was seriously hurt when her boyfriend struck another vehicle head-on in Cumberland County has been awarded a $1.3 million, a report says. Brittany Dean, 37, was a passenger in a pickup truck driven by her […] Read more »