What Are My Options After an Accident With a USPS Mail Truck in Tampa, FL?

Getting into any vehicle accident can be frustrating, especially if you suffer injuries and property damage. However, when your accident involves a federal entity, such as the United States Postal Service, it can make matters more challenging.  If you’re involved in a collision with USPS, you should discuss your situation with a qualified accident attorney… read more

How Many Hours Can a Truck Driver Drive?

Drowsy driving is a major cause of truck accidents and other commercial vehicle accidents. In fact, drowsy driving accidents are far more likely to cause fatalities than other accidents, for obvious reasons.  When a truck driver falls asleep at the wheel, a road accident and an eventual wrongful death claim become extremely likely. In response… read more

What Is the Average Settlement Value of a New Port Richey Truck Accident Injury Case?

Knowing just how much you are likely to receive from a Florida truck accident settlement is crucial to making an informed decision about whether to settle your case or press ahead toward a trial. But hearing that you may have suffered “catastrophic” or “devastating” injuries and losses does little to answer this important question. The… read more

How Fast Can Commercial Trucks Safely Travel on Highways?

The maximum speed a commercial truck can safely travel on highways depends on several factors. A truck driver not paying attention to the conditions could cause a catastrophic truck accident. Speed limits are set based on ideal situations. In other words, the maximum speed limit is based on clear weather, good road conditions, and excellent… read more

Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses   

In the U.S., a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is required for all drivers of commercial vehicles, from semi-trucks to those carrying oversized loads and hazardous materials. A CDL is also required to drive a bus, truck, tank, or any other commercial vehicle carrying passengers.  Operators must pass both a written and a practical test, both… read more

Can Trucks Drive in the Left Lane in Florida?

Commercial trucks are the undisputed kings of the road. Weighing in at double-digit tons, they are significantly larger than almost any other vehicles on the road. Because tractor-trailers are so large, they create a level of danger that other vehicles don’t. To combat this, they are held to restrictions that most other vehicles aren’t. In… read more

Trucking Regulations 2022: Everything You Need To Know

The trucking industry is responsible for moving billions of dollars of goods throughout the country each year. Because commercial trucking is a large industry and involves interstate commerce, there are many federal regulations that truck drivers and trucking companies must follow. Many trucking regulations are safety laws designed to reduce the number of large truck… read more

What is MCS-90?

Unless you work in commercial trucking in some capacity, you’ve probably never heard of MCS-90. This is the case for most people – until they’re involved in a trucking accident. Like any driver, commercial truck drivers are required to carry insurance. In addition to the regular insurance covering a truck, there’s usually an add-on endorsement… read more

Blind Spot Truck Accidents

All types of motor vehicle accidents can cause injury. However, some types of accidents have a greater potential to cause serious harm than others. Often, accidents involving large commercial trucks cause the most serious injuries. They may even result in death. Truck accidents may occur for several reasons. They often happen when a truck changes… read more

Where Are the 4 Blind Spots on an 18-Wheeler?

The four blind spots on an 18-wheeler are located on each side of the truck and in the rear and front of the truck. The blind spots are referred to as “no zones” because motorists should not drive in a tractor-trailer’s blind spots. The truck driver cannot see vehicles within the truck’s blind spots. It… read more