Category Archives: Legal Service

Truck accident responsibility

Truck accidents happen every day in Florida.  Having an accident with an 18-wheeler can cause serious injury and sometimes death.  A passenger vehicle has little chance of survival against a fully loaded 18-wheeler.   Under Federal Law, Title 49, Chapter … Continue Reading

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Truck driver fatigue

An 18-wheeler can cause a lot of damage and injury if it crashes into a passenger vehicle.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s statistics show that more than 20,000 people are injured in big rig accidents each year. One of … Continue Reading

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Commercial trucks and drugs/alcohol

All truck companies must test their drivers for drugs and/or alcohol before allowing them to take to the road.  They also must investigate to see if their drivers ever had a drug or alcohol problem in the past.  It is … Continue Reading

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