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Florida’s new truck law

Effective July, 2010, Florida has a new truck law allowing commercial trucks to carry 8,000 more pounds of cargo.  Trucks can now weigh as much as 88,000 pounds.  The U.S. Department of Transportation did a study that showed adding this … Continue Reading

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Truck fire closes eastbound I-75 near Everglades

A 46-year old truck driver from Chicago told Broward County deputies that he was hauling 21 tons of ground plastic to Miami.  He told officers that the cargo caught fire and spread to his cab and 200-gallon fuel tank.   … Continue Reading

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