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Large Blind Spots: What You Should Know about “No Zones”

Commercial vehicles like tractor-trailers are a highly-visible feature on Florida’s highways. These mammoth vehicles weigh several tons and travel at high speeds, often racing to get to their destination. Traveling on the highway with these large, dangerous vehicles is a challenge. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has compiled…

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Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks are big vehicles. Under federal regulations, they can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, which is 20-40 times heavier than many passenger vehicles. Unsurprisingly, these commercial trucks can cause horrific injuries when they slam into smaller vehicles. What are the most common reasons for truck accidents? Helpfully, the federal…

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Truck Driver in Fatal Accident Had Multiple Tickets

A devastating truck accident in early January has raised concerns about the driving skills of commercial truck drivers. The accident killed the driver, another trucker, and five children in a fiery crash that took place on Interstate 75 near Gainesville. According to media reports, 59-year-old Steve Holland veered into a…

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What to Do When Your Uber or Lyft Driver Gets in an Accident

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft continue to increase in popularity. With their competitive prices and convenience, they are rapidly replacing taxi cabs in South Florida. However, Uber and Lyft drivers continue to get in accidents, and passengers can easily be injured. If your driver gets involved in a collision,…

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