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Florida Truck Accident Investigations

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An accident with a commercial truck is most likely to result in a serious injury or even death – the consequences can be catastrophic for the individuals in a car.  That is why it is critical to preserve any evidence found at the scene - The trucking company may remove the truck and transport it…

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Florida Safety Management Council

Archives, Trucking Accidents

The Florida Trucking Association’s Safety Management Council is made up of safety professionals.  Their #1 goal is to make trucking in Florida as safe as possible by providing public and industry awareness of the importance of trucking safety. All through the year, the FTA provides the communities with programs, which include Share the Road, Driver…

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Federal trucking regulations

Archives, Trucking Accidents

Just as a reminder, a trucking company and driver are responsible for making sure the truck driven is in good condition and all parts are working correctly. Federal Trucking Regulation 49 C.F.R. § 396 applies to commercial trucks that carry more than 15 people, transport hazardous cargo and/or weigh more than 10,000 pounds.  In part,…

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Bad economy and trucking accidents

Archives, Trucking Accidents

I read recently that some experts believe that the poor economy may lead to more trucking accidents.  Statistics show that about 100 people die each week from a trucking accident, while hundreds sustain serious brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and other life-altering injuries. During the holidays, there seems to be more drivers on the roads…

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