Category: Truck Accidents
Florida’s I-95 ranks number two and US-1 ranks number five in a list of the 10 most dangerous roads in the U.S. Some of these accidents involve truck drivers causing wide-turn accidents.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that many Americans choose to travel by car over holiday weekends, and vehicular travel has the highest fatality rate of any form of transportation based on fatalities per passenger mile.
The trucking industry has seen an uptake in business because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many trucking companies are delivering essential items ordered online, along with critical aid to communities.
Being injured in an accident can be a traumatic experience. Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. often assists clients injured in accidents who do not have health insurance.
Florida ranks as one of the worst states in the nation for truck accidents. In fact, Florida and just nine other states account for half of all fatal U.S. truck crashes. The commercial trucking industry and its drivers are governed by both federal and state laws.
There are many garbage trucks in our communities every day. Most frequently, they are on smaller, narrower streets. They make multiple stops and have workers on foot around them. When accidents happen, they usually cause serious injuries.
Rear-end crashes are responsible for injuries, fatalities, and property damage every year. Experts say they are among the most common types of car accidents.
Truck accident victims may be blind-sided by expenses following an accident.
Hit-and-run accidents are becoming an epidemic in Southwest Florida. WINK News reported on two hit-and-run accidents within four days in March 2021.
Determining liability in a commercial truck accident can be complex if multiple parties are involved.