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Trucking Industry Lobbies Harder for Dangerous Trucking Legislation

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The American Trucking Associations spent nearly $400,000 lobbying the United States federal government from April 2011 to June 2011. Increasing its three-month lobbying budget by nearly $100,000, the ATA used its considerable bulk to pressure the federal government to support unsafe, and even deadly, trucking legislation that as an experienced truck accident attorney I believe…

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Interstate 95 reopens after big-rig crash

Archives, Trucking Accidents

A semi-truck hauling several types of chemicals, including battery acid and petroleum, crashed near the New Dunn Avenue overpass of Interstate 95 in Ormond Beach, closing it down. Florida Highway Patrol reported that the truck was traveling south on Interstate 95 when it blew a tire.  The driver crashed into several barriers in the median,…

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Speeding Florida trucks

Archives, Trucking Accidents

Something to remember - Being involved with a semi-truck on a Florida roadway can be a very serious accident.  However, being hit by a speeding semi-truck is not only dangerous, it can also result in serious injuries, such as spinal cord, head or back injuries and it can result in death. If you are involved…

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Fatal semi accident in Jacksonville

A Saturday morning in Jacksonville ended badly for a semi-truck driver and his passenger.  The truck driver and his passenger, were traveling on the westbound lanes of Interstate 10.  The road was wet.  The truck driver was changing lanes when his truck started slipping.  The semi turned over on the median, killing his passenger. The accident is…

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