For area children, the school year is coming to a close and the warmer weather is calling them outdoors. Many Massachusetts youths are taking to their bicycles to get to and from school, and while some can stick to side streets and paths to find their routes, others must travel on busy roadways in order to get from home to school.
In Boston and the surrounding area, motor vehicle accident victims can find their lives permanently changed. When serious injuries or fatalities occur, these negative effects can spread to other family members. Truck accidents can be especially deadly, if only because of the extra weight carried by the large vehicle.