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Three-vehicle accidents on State Road 77

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An Enterprise semi-truck driver was involved in a three-vehicle accident in Northwest Florida recently.  The driver, 29-year old man was on the north side of State Road 77 in Bay County early the other morning when a Ford bus, crossed into the lane in front of the semi-truck and abruptly stopped.   The semi could not…

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Semi-truck and train crash in Plant City

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The railroad crossing at Paul Buchman Highway in Hillsborough was the scene of a truck and train collision during nighttime rush-hour traffic.  The train crashed into the center of the semi-truck, which was hauling chicken manure.   The semi-truck driver, suffered chest pains and was taken to a hospital in Zephyrhills.  He said the tracks…

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Garbage truck accidents

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Garbage truck accidents do not make the news as much as other trucks do, but each year people are killed or seriously injured by one.  There are many reasons one of these trucks can cause an accident with a pedestrian or bicycle rider.  The reasons include negligence on the driver’s part.  Florida garbage truck drivers…

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Florida rest area information

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Most semi-truck drivers drive long hours, carrying heavy loads.  When they travel through the State of Florida, they require a rest time to sleep or just to take a break from behind the wheel.  The Florida Department of Transportations offers 53 rest areas providing a safe, secure and comfortable place for truckers and other travelers…

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Semi overturns in Jacksonville

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Motorists driving on I-95 near Kings Road recently witnessed an overturned semi-truck.  The truck was transporting about $500,000 worth of shrimp.  The flipped truck blocked the westbound lanes of kings Road and the off-ramp from I-95.   The Jacksonville Fire Department and Rescue Haz Mat crews were on the scene.  The accident is being investigated…

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