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Archive: Truck Accidents

7 Ways a Semi Truck Accident is Different from an Auto Accident

Car and Truck Accident Lawyers in Clearwater

Often, when a person is injured in a semi-truck or commercial truck accident, they mistakenly believe that the process will be just like that of a car accident injury claim but on a bigger scale. This is simply not true….

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New Trucker Regulations for 2017 May Help Improve Overall Safety

Truck Accident Lawyers in Florida

2017 may turn out to be a major year for the safety and security of all federal highway users. Since practically all Americans, almost without exception, use or have a loved one who uses the federal highway system, the most…

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Five Ways Trucking Companies Can Cause Serious Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyers in Florida

Small sedans and other motor vehicles are no match for an 18-wheeler tractor trailer or other large-sized truck traveling down the highway at a high rate of speed. Due to their extremely large size and speed, as well as their…

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Trucking Accidents – All you need to know to stay safe

Truck Accident Attorneys in St. Petersburg

Frequency and Seriousness of Trucking Accidents Trucking accidents are something that everyone on the road fears – drivers and passengers alike. Often times, we see and hear about the fatalities caused by or involving large trucks. The Federal Motor Carrier…

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Florida Bus And Truck Company Declared Imminent Public Safety Hazard

On July 29, 2016, Billy R. Evans Harvesting Inc. was served a federal order, by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), to cease all interstate and intrastate operations after an investigation found the company to…

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St. Petersburg Technology Improving Driver Safety

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The majority of Florida drivers have become accustomed to tractor-trailers sharing the roadways. Trucks populate congested highways, making them sizable obstacles to dodge when changing lanes. This can become nerve-racking during peak hours and dangerous to St. Petersburg drivers and…

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Why Do Truck Drivers Falsify Log Books?

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) puts regulations in place for the safety of truck drivers and those around them on the road. When drivers falsify their trucking log books to extend their hours and driving time, not only are…

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A Sharp Increase In Florida School Bus Accidents

School buses are generally safe way for children to travel to and from school. They are on average safer than if they were to be driven by Mom or Dad or walked with friends. However, many Florida school bus accidents…

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Negligent Hiring And Retention Leads To Florida Truck Accidents

According to the Florida Bar Journal, “Not so long ago, the litigation of “traffic accidents” was relatively simple and straightforward. In some respects it still is. Whenever a commercial vehicle is involved in a truck accident, there must be a…

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Florida Truck Accidents Due To Improper Loading

When it comes to Florida truck accidents and improperly secured cargo, there are laws set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulating the proper way to secure loads. As such these Cargo Securement Rules by the FMCSA have been adapted…

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