Category: Truck Accidents
Everyone knows that a red traffic light means for vehicles to stop. Even so, some drivers do not stop, and the results can be disastrous.
If you are involved in an accident in Florida, there are things you should not do following a vehicle accident.
In mid-April, a rollover crash on I-75 near Bonita Beach Road involving a dump truck and an SUV sent the dump truck driver to the hospital with critical injuries and shut down southbound lanes of traffic.
Many truck drivers and motor carriers are good drivers. However, when accidents occur, the effects of the traffic accidents are frequently terrible.
An April 22, 2017 Arkansas news story reported on Fox2 Now and carried nationally showed an EMT being a Good Samaritan when a 4-year-old girl fell out of the back of a church bus into the middle of a heavily trafficked road. A dash camera caught the heroic action. This story reminds us of the importance of Good Samaritan laws.
As everyone knows, being in a vehicle accident is a traumatic event. When the initial shock wears off, victims are confronted with many issues such as medical problems, repairs, insurance companies, police reports and maybe even traffic court. Common sense may say that seeking medical advice from a physician should be done to get checked out and make sure there are no injuries.
WINK News reported in February 2017 that residents in South Fort Myers are frustrated. Dozens of dump trucks have been speeding down Hendry Creek Drive every day for at least a week.
The American Traffic Safety Services Association recently announced that National Work Zone Awareness Week 2017 is April 3-7. This work zone awareness week is an annual spring campaign to encourage safe driving through highway work zones.
Large commercial trucks (semis) are everywhere on our highways. They are the backbone of commerce as we know it. However, when these trucks have accidents, they usually end up on the 6 o’clock news.
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.