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Commercial trucks and drugs/alcohol

Archives, Trucking Accidents

All truck companies must test their drivers for drugs and/or alcohol before allowing them to take to the road.  They also must investigate to see if their drivers ever had a drug or alcohol problem in the past.  It is unfortunate that some companies do not perform the appropriate background checks.  As a result, unsafe…

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Unsafe commercial trucks

Archives, Trucking Accidents

The Collier County Sheriff’s department is cracking down on unsafe commercial trucks in the southern part of Florida.  The Sheriff is warning motorists to use caution when driving near a commercial truck.  A semi truck can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds when it is fully loaded.  That is about 20 times the weight of…

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