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Vehicle crashes into a semi-truck in McDavid

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Florida Highway Patrol recently reported to an accident that involved 28-year old woman and her two children, ages 8 and 12.  They were traveling east on Highway 164 in their Pontiac.  When she reached the intersection of Highway 164 and Highway 29, she apparently lost control of her car and could not stop – causing…

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Two die in truck accident

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A truck accident on U. S. Highway 27 in Palm Beach County was where two people died recently from injuries suffered.  A 22-year old man, and his female passenger were driving in a Chrysler when they crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler, causing the vehicle to be stuck under the trailer of the truck. …

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Tampa woman injured

Archives, Trucking Accidents

A 27-year old woman from Tampa was critically injured when her vehicle crashed into a semi tractor-trailer truck recently.  The Florida Highway Patrol reported that she hit the truck from behind, causing her car to spin into the grass median.   The woman was taken to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.  The truck driver…

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Share the Road Safely Program

Archives, Trucking Accidents

For those of you who are not familiar with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Share the Road Safely Program, let me explain what it is.  The program gives commercial drivers an opportunity to set an example for other drivers to share the road safely.  It gives truck drivers an opportunity to improve their professional…

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Truck driver fatigue

Archives, Trucking Accidents

An 18-wheeler can cause a lot of damage and injury if it crashes into a passenger vehicle.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s statistics show that more than 20,000 people are injured in big rig accidents each year. One of the main reasons for big rig accidents is driver fatigue and drowsiness.  It is easy…

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