Category: Truck Accidents
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.
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.