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Five Killed in Multivehicle Crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sunday

A tour bus heading to Cincinnati via the Pennsylvania Turnpike rolled over and was hit by two tractor-trailers around 3:40 a.m. on Sunday. The crash resulted in five deaths and injuries to 60 others. According to a public relations officer with the Pennsylvania… Read More

How Hours of Service Regulations Can Affect Your Truck Accident Claim

Truck drivers have a maximum number of hours they can remain on the road before taking a break in order to avoid driver fatigue or drowsiness. These hours of service regulations are in place to protect truck drivers and others on the road. Unfortunately,… Read More

Three Killed in I-83 Crash, Truck Driver Facing Charges

Three people were killed in a crash last Friday night on Interstate 83. State police say a 29-year-old man from Mississippi was driving a tractor-trailer while under the influence of alcohol when he failed to stop for slowed traffic ahead of him. The… Read More

7 Tips for Driving Safely Around Commercial Trucks

Driving around commercial trucks can often be dangerous. The risk of an accident increases around these vehicles that have much larger blind spots, cannot easily maneuver and take much longer to stop when compared to other vehicles on the roadway. Truck… Read More

How Much Is My Truck Accident Claim Worth?

If you or someone you love was recently involved in a truck accident that caused significant injury, filing a claim against the at-fault party is a complicated process to handle alone. A dedicated truck accident attorney can help you navigate through… Read More

Leading Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Because commercial trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger vehicles, they can cause devastating injuries when involved in a collision with a smaller vehicle. If you or a loved one has been injured in a commercial truck accident, contact our… Read More

Why Hire a Lawyer After a Commercial Truck Accident

Accidents involving commercial trucks or tractor-trailers often cause more severe injuries than crashes involving passenger vehicles. Their weight and size increase the chances of serious harm or fatality. Contact Schmidt Kramer’s Harrisburg truck accident… Read More

Who Can I Sue for a Truck Accident Injury?

Truck accident cases are complicated for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest is that multiple parties besides the driver could all be held liable for the same crash. The truck accident lawyers in Harrisburg at Schmidt Kramer have created a list… Read More

Common Truck Accident Injuries

In 2015 alone, there were 3,852 truck accident fatalities. Of those killed, 69 percent were occupants of other vehicles and 15 percent were pedestrians, motorcyclists or bicyclists. Because commercial trucks are significantly larger and heavier than… Read More

NHTSA Proposes Speed Limiters for Trucks to Save Lives and Fuel Costs

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) are considering a proposal that would require heavy-duty vehicles be equipped with devices limiting their speed. Both organizations… Read More