Category: Truck Accidents
Social media is everywhere. Over the past five years, the insurance industry has used social media as a tool in accident investigations, according to Edmunds.com.
Vehicle accidents have significant consequences for those injured, and these cases can be complicated. In Florida, state records show that from 2011 to 2015, crashes rose 63 percent from 229,210 to 373,853.
Safety advocates are concerned with the trucking industry victory when Republican lawmakers suspended regulations requiring truckers to take two nights off to rest after a work week of up to 75 hours.
If you’ve been injured in an accident with a commercial trucker defendant, then your claim is likely to involve at least a few issues that are specific to such defendants.
New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s report, Acute Sleep Deprivation and Risk of Motor Vehicle Crash Involvement, showed that drivers missing between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour-period, have close to double the risk of being involved in crashes.
Stretching from Florida to Michigan and passing through Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio, I-75, according to a new study by the financial website ValuePenguin.com, is one of the most dangerous roads in America ranking fifth.
It is important to “think twice” before settling with an insurance company without first meeting with an attorney. Some injuries may seem minor following an accident, but later can become very problematic.
Texting and driving, as everyone knows, do not mix. Both activities are dangerous and often deadly choices when combined. Snapchatting while driving is also dangerous.
According to USA Today, Florida just experienced its best year in attracting tourists and visitors to the state with over 100 million people traveling to the Sunshine State in 2015. This does not come without a cost. Florida also ranks third nationwide in fatal truck, car, bicycle and pedestrian accidents.
Over the ten-year period, 2004-2014, an estimated 8,517 people were killed in red-light running accidents, and there were 7,700 crashes that involved fatalities relating to red-light runners, according to the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR).