If you become the victim of a crash with an 18-wheeler, you could suffer devastating injuries. The key to establishing liability in such an accident is a quick and thorough investigation of the evidence left behind. Marking the crash scene Even as you are making your...
Why are large truck crashes so complicated?
There is no question that complications surface in a crash involving an 18-wheel truck. Why? The incident may involve a number of players, ranging from the truck driver and trucking company to the manufacturer. And do not forget the liability issues. One matter that...
The dangers of trucker fatigue
With the rise in online shopping over the past decade, it seems as if more truckers than ever are under the gun to get their cargo to their Florida destination on time. Even though there are federal rules that try to limit the duration of truck drivers' shifts, it...
Wind and trucks can be a dangerous combination
Of all the vehicles on the road, semitrucks are the most vulnerable to wind as they have an increased surface area for the wind to exert pressure on. The risk of being blown off course or toppled over is even greater with unloaded trailers as there is less weight to...
Truck drivers at fault in roadway accidents
The truck driver at the center of a recent Florida crash near Gainesville had received multiple traffic violations in the past years, including one for speeding and one for careless driving. The 59-year-old driver from West Palm Beach was traveling northbound on I-75...
Braking distance may be to blame for your truck accident
Trucks are crucial to the American economy, but these large, heavy vehicles can cause significant damage when involved in accidents. If you were hurt in an accident involving a semi truck in Florida, you may be surprised to learn that the main factor in what happened...