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100 deadliest highways for truckers

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Truckers beware.  The following is must-read for you.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently put together a list of the 100 deadliest highways in America.  Florida’s Interstate-95 was at the top.   The report covered a four-year period ending in 2008.  It states that there were over 650 fatal accidents on Interstate-95 during that timeframe.…

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Trucker dies in North Florida

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Recently a trucker pulled off Interstate 95 near the St. Johns County line to check a problem with his tractor-trailer.  He was attempting to get back onto I-95 when he was hit from behind by another semi pulling onto the highway.  Florida Highway Patrols reports that the first truck pulled in front of the second…

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An overloaded truck can cause a severe accident

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Something for all commercial truck drivers to remember - A commercial truck carrying a heavy load can be dangerous on the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, along with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, did a study on overloaded vehicles.  They concluded that heavy trucks could pose a danger to other drivers –…

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