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Truck Driving Collisions Are Often Caused By Fatigue

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If you were involved in a commercial truck collision, there is a good chance that the truck driver was drowsy or even fully asleep at the wheel. According to research, 13 percent of truck drivers were fatigued at the time of their crash, as reported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Truck drivers… Read More »

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Four Common Truck Accident Injuries

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Over 4,000 people die in large truck crashes each year, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, with non-truck-occupants being the predominant victims. In only 16 percent of fatal large truck collisions is the truck driver—or other truck occupants—killed. Because of the vast size difference between an 18-wheeler and a passenger vehicle—not to… Read More »

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Sideswipe Truck Collisions

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Sideswipe collisions occur when two vehicles are traveling in the same direction next to each other and they collide. According to the Insurance Information Institute, there are between 900 and 1,000  fatal sideswipe collisions annually.  In worst case scenarios, a sideswipe collision may result in a rollover, while in some cases neither vehicle (or… Read More »

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Common Causes of Orlando Truck Rollover Accidents

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Witnessing a large truck rollover can be absolutely terrifying. It can be much worse if you are involved in an accident with the truck. Unfortunately, truck rollovers are common all across roads and highways in Florida. In the best case scenario, this can snarl traffic for hours, and at worst, it can injure or… Read More »

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Truck Companies Must Follow The FMCSR Screening Laws

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The world of commercial trucking can be dangerous, especially if certain regulations are not met on a daily basis. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations or FMCSR are essential to keeping this particular end of the roadways running smoothly. If a driver is hired without going through the right background checks, the trucking company… Read More »

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Safe Driving Tips: Sharing the Road With Big Rigs

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The ever-growing construction on Orlando roadways is more than just a headache; it could be a safety concern. Payer Law Group, specializing in Orlando personal injury attorney law, wants you to be cautious on the roadway and provide you with these safe driving tips for sharing the road with big rigs. Why You Should… Read More »

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Commercial Truck Accidents and the Law

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A commercial or semi truck is significantly larger than your average personal car or motorcycle. This means when an accident occurs, the injuries and long-term effects can be catastrophic. If you know anyone who been a victim of these accidents, or even if you have yourself, there are many things you need to know… Read More »

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Dealing with PTSD After an Accident as a Truck Driver

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When you get into a trucking accident, many people do not realize you can get PTSD. As a result of this, Payer Law Group in Orlando knows, you may have to ask yourself “Is PTSD a disability?” to know if your insurance covers it. PTSD is difficult to classify because it does not display… Read More »

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The 10 Types of Truck Accidents

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Being involved in an accident can be very serious and come with consequences. When they say life’s short, they really mean it. Imagine you are on your way to work in the morning, driving safely, and someone crashes right into you. You could end up severely hurt or worse. Cars are on the road… Read More »

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Garbage Truck Accident Cases in Florida

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If you have a job where you are driving a lot, chances are you have probably been in an accident with your company vehicle. Everyone is human and sometimes accidents happen. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter how cautious you are because not everyone on the road is taking safety precautions. Whether you are involved in… Read More »

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