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Federal Government bans texting for Florida truck drivers

Florida truck drivers will have to stop sending and receiving text messages or they will face criminal charges.  The U. S. Transportation Department has proposed to make an interim ban on text messaging permanent.  This applies to all interstate trucks … Continue Reading

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St Augustine woman dies in tractor-trailer accident

Florida Highway Patrol reported that a St. Augustine woman died after she failed to stop at a stop sign and hit a tractor-trailer.   The woman’s Toyota Corolla hit the back of a northbound tractor-trailer, ran off the road, hit … Continue Reading

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Driver fatigue causes accidents

Unfortunately, too many truck drivers continue to drive when they are exhausted.  Most trucking companies pay their drivers when he or she makes delivery.  Did you know that 40% of truck accidents are because of driver fatigue?  The Federal government … Continue Reading

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