Truck Accidents

If I Get in an Accident With a Truck Driver, Can I Sue the Employer in Florida? topic

Posted on July 13, 2021

  Yes, you can, in most cases. Individual drivers are legally and morally responsible for the crashes they cause. Transportation companies, moving companies, and other truck owners are often financially responsible for damages, because of the respondeat superior rule. More on this rule below.   The number of truck accidents has increased significantly since 2015, […]

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Can Commercial Truck Drivers Use Cell Phones While Driving? topic

Posted on January 4, 2021

In Florida, texting and driving are strictly prohibited. However, drivers can use their phones for calls so long as they’re not in a school or construction zone. Otherwise, they are not only breaking the law, they risk causing serious accidents. So how do these laws apply to commercial truck drivers? Commercial drivers have different rules […]

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Employers: It’s Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW) topic

Posted on October 3, 2017

Drive Safely Work Week™ (DSWW) is happening now from October 2-6!  The campaign, sponsored by NETS (Network of Employees for Traffic Safety), is designed to guide employers across the country as they encourage their employees to focus on safe driving.  The campaign is about eliminating distracted driving, reducing the risk of accidents, and saving lives. […]

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Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month topic

Posted on September 15, 2017

The Statistics According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), each year there are nearly 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries.  In the United States, the NSCISC estimates that there are between 243,000 and 347,000 individuals living with spinal cord injuries.  Damage caused by spinal cord injuries can lead to paralysis and […]

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Florida Commercial Carrier Trucking Accidents topic

Posted on August 22, 2017

There are over 34 million registered commercial trucks on our highways and roads throughout the U.S.  Commercial trucking companies employ over 7 million people and these commercial carriers travel over 280 billion miles and move over 70% of the nation’s freight by weight.  [1]  With this large number of heavy vehicles on our roadways in addition […]

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The More You Know: Headaches After Accidents topic

Posted on May 23, 2017

Vehicle crashes occur daily on our busy South Florida roads.  Unfortunately, injuries and even fatalities are often the result of these automobile accidents throughout the state of Florida. Sometimes the collision results in what may appear to be only very minor or no apparent injuries.  In fact, those with head and neck injuries may experience delayed […]

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Defective Vehicles: Faulty Air Bags & Key Ignitions topic

Posted on September 21, 2016

In 2014, General Motors (GM), recalled over 30 million cars and trucks.  The recalls were issued for a number of reasons, including defective vehicles with faulty designs of side airbags and defective exhaust parts that can overheat, sparking a fire.  However, the most notorious GM recall affected over 2.5 million cars and was caused by […]

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Give School Buses a BRAKE topic

Posted on August 15, 2016

  Beginning on the 19th of August, the 2016 national enforcement campaign “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” will launch across the country.   Enforced through early September, this safety campaign is designed to target drunk driving – one of the deadliest yet preventable crimes.  Drunk driving is a serious safety problem in Florida and the […]

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Traffic Fatalities in Florida: On the Rise topic

Posted on July 19, 2016

Despite numerous driving safety campaigns across the country and the integration of new vehicle safety technology, traffic fatalities in the U.S. increased by 8% in 2015 over 2014.  According to the National Safety Council (NSC), over 38,000 people were killed and 4.4 million were seriously injured on U.S. roadways last year.  This represents the largest […]

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Guardrail Collisions in Florida topic

Posted on June 20, 2016

Over the last decade, guardrail collisions have become a growing source of injuries and death on U.S. roadways.  Guardrails Guardrails are metal barriers designed to prevent drivers from going off the road.  Typically, guardrails are used on the shoulder of the road near steep drop offs, rough terrain, or heavy traffic moving at high speeds.   […]

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