A: A Shipping Container is a standard-sized rectangular box used to transport freight by ship, rail and highway. International shipping containers are 20 or 40 feet long, conform to International Standards Organization (ISO) standards and are designed to fit in a container chassis towed by a trailer.  The ones you might see on our highways are Domestic containers, which are up to 53 feet long, are made of lighter construction and are designed for rail and highway use only.

If you or someone you love has been involved in a Pennsylvania tractor trailer accident or some other large truck accident, you may want to get an estimate of the value of your case to ensure you're being treated fairly by the insurance company or you may want help investigating your semi-trailer accident case to ensure that responsibility for the accident is appropriately placed.  You may want to speak with an experienced northwest Pennsylvania truck accident lawyer .  Most Erie injury lawyers offer free consults so it shouldn't cost you anything just to speak with someone.