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Truck Driver Fatigue More Dangerous than Drunk Drivers

Everyone knows the dangers of drunk driving. Impaired judgment, slower reaction times, and higher accidents rates are expected, but for commercial truck drivers, fatigue poses a far greater threat than alcohol. According to current estimates, truck driver fatigue is a … Continue Reading

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Semi-tractor trailer driver fell asleep causing traffic jam

A 52-year old semi-tractor trailer driver who caused a major traffic jam on Interstate 4 in Altamonte Springs the other day apparently fell asleep at the wheel, according to Florida Highway Patrol.  He said he remembers being tired but can’t … Continue Reading

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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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