What Is the Average Settlement Value of a New Port Richey Truck Accident Injury Case?
Alejandra Prado | March 22, 2023 | Truck Accidents
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?
Mark Roman | March 21, 2023 | Truck Accidents
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
Mark Roman | January 17, 2023 | Truck Accidents
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?
Mark Roman | May 24, 2022 | Truck Accidents
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
Mark Roman | March 15, 2022 | Truck Accidents
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?
Mark Roman | December 11, 2021 | Truck Accidents
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
Mark Roman | August 29, 2021 | 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?
Mark Roman | July 9, 2021 | Truck Accidents
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
How Much Does a Semi Truck Weigh?
Mark Roman | March 31, 2021 | Truck Accidents
We share the road with semi-trucks in Florida each day. These large vehicles are responsible for transporting goods efficiently and effectively throughout the country. However, sharing the road with commercial vehicles can be dangerous. One of the reasons large trucks pose a danger to others on the road is their size. The weight and size… read more
Drugged Driving Truck Accidents: What You Should Know
Mark Roman | July 21, 2017 | Truck Accidents
Trucking companies and truck drivers have an obligation to take reasonable measures that ensure public safety. They must also comply with numerous rules and regulations. This is because the risks of truck accidents, especially risks for catastrophic injuries and wrongful death, exceed those posed by most other auto accidents involving smaller vehicles. After all, commercial… read more