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Wide Right Turn Truck Accidents

Over the last decade, truck accidents causing injuries have been on the rise across the United States, with yearly totals breaking 100,000 in 2017. The same is true of fatal truck crashes, according to data collected by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Some of these crashes are undoubtedly a result of careless or …

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What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

“No matter how much you think you’re in control, you’re not in control.” That was the statement from comedian Kevin Hart nearly two months after suffering a back injury in a motor vehicle accident. Hart noted that his world was forever changed by the accident, which resulted in hospitalization followed by painful rehabilitation at home. …

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The Dangers of Tanker Truck Accidents

About 25 percent of all freight on U.S. roads is transported by tanker trucks, which consist of a large cylindrical tank pulled behind a truck cab. Because of their size and the sometimes dangerous nature of their cargo, tanker trucks raise unique handling issues for their drivers and create their own set of (often devastating) …

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The Dangers of Trucker Drunk Driving

Each year, over 15.5 million trucks carry $671 billion of manufactured and retail goods, accounting for a whopping 70 percent of all freight transported on U.S. roads. Between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, trucks transport an additional $490 billion in goods. With so many big trucks on our roads, they will inevitably collide with passenger …

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The Dangers of Rear-End Truck Accidents

In just one year, more than 8,500 accidents took place on Florida roads that involved trucks. Along with California and Texas, Florida has one of the highest rates of truck accidents in the United States. Nationally, trucks carry over one trillion dollars of manufactured and retail goods on American roads, both inside the country and …

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How Much to Expect From Your Car Accident Settlement

Four Factors That Go Into the Answer According to Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there are around 165,000 injury crashes each year in the state, resulting in injuries to roughly 250,000 people. If you’ve been injured in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s reckless or negligent actions, you likely …

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Who Is At-Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident?

A T-bone accident in Orlando left a family shattered after a 49-year-old woman and her 23-year-old daughter died at the intersection of South Texas Avenue and Rose Boulevard while on the way to the mall where they both worked. The son of one of the victims, who was also the brother of the other victim, …

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Florida Flatbed Truck Accidents

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), about 450,000 traffic collisions across the United States in 2017 involved large trucks, including more than 4,000 fatal crashes and almost 350,000 injury crashes, numbers which continue to rise each year. A portion of these crashes includes flatbed trucks, which are among the most dangerous motor …

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Falling Cargo Truck Accidents

Millions of big trucks—15.5 million to be exact—transport billions of dollars of goods over American roads each year. In 2018 in Florida, over 9,000 trucks were involved in over 8,500 accidents. Nationally, a person dies in a truck-involved accident every 16 minutes. Because there is such size disparity between passenger vehicles and trucks, when the …

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Breaking Traffic Laws Causes Most Motorcycle Accidents

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) estimates more than 9,100 motorcycle crashes occurred on Florida roads one recent year, including 502 fatalities. Getting in a traffic accident can devastate victims and families, but motorcycle accidents almost guarantee havoc. Bikers have less protection than individuals in passenger vehicles, so accidents typically involve …

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All About T-Bone Collisions

A T-bone collision occurs when the front end of a motor vehicle perpendicularly crashes into the side of another motor vehicle, making a “T” shape. When this happens on the passenger side of a car or truck, it’s often referred to as a broadside collision. T-bone collisions are among the most treacherous of all traffic …

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Florida Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Wearing a motorcycle helmet provides a high degree of protection in a motorcycle accident. Unfortunately, all too many riders choose not to wear their helmets when they head out on their bikes. Many riders consider helmets constricting, heavy, or too hot, especially on summer days in Florida. Unfortunately, failing to wear a helmet can lead …

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