Tag Archives: Driving negligence

Florida rest stops for truckers and motorists

Good news for truck drivers and all Florida motorists.  The Florida Department of Transportation operates 53 rest areas along Florida’s interstate highways.  These rest areas provide a comfortable, safe, and secure place for those traveling in Florida to stop and … Continue Reading

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Interstate-95 closed for hours due to a truck crash

A semi-truck jackknifed on Interstate-95 near Old St. Augustine Road in Jacksonville, closing two lanes for hours beginning around 2:00 p.m.  Hazmat officials were at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating what happened.  There were no injuries.

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Tractor-trailer statistics

Did you know that there are over 3,000 tractor-trailer accidents every year in Florida?  Many are because of driver negligence or fatigue.  Some are simply because of reckless driving, which includes speeding, failure to yield right of way, weaving in … Continue Reading

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