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18-wheeler statistics

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Florida highways and roads are filled with 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks.  They seem to be everywhere at any given moment.  Did you know that the most deadly type of accident you can be involved in is one with a big-rig, especially those pulling semi-trailers? According to the University of Michigan’s Center for National Truck…

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Florida big rig statistics

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Are you aware that in a given year, Florida drivers are involved in more than 3,000 big rig accidents?  In the United States, there are over 50,000 large truck accidents with about 5,000 of those accidents involving fatalities (see the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website at http://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov). In the fatal crashes, 39% were because…

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