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How Do Hours of Service Affect Florida Truck Drivers?

Shaked Law Firm answers questions regarding "Hours of Service", and the fatigue trucking operators experience driving commercial vehicles.

Hours of Service are in place to protect the safety of the truck driver, as well as other drivers on the road. Trucking carrier fatigue and the accidents it can cause, pose serious liability risk to both truck driver and trucking company. It's also a serious public safety risk. The statistics according to Department of Transportation are staggering. Accidents due to fatigue are responsible for 13% of all commercial motor vehicle related collisions!...

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When Are Florida Trucking Companies Liable?

Florida trucking companies can be liable for accidents their drivers cause! After a trucking accident in which a victim sustains bodily injury, consulting with a trucking accident lawyer is a priority. A Personal Injury lawyer with years of trucking accident experience can determine if injuries are severe enough to recover damages. It’s important the lawyer has previous trucking accident experience. A lawyer lacking trucking accident experience can send the client out the door with insufficient compensation. While some lawyers claim they can handle a case as large as a trucking accident, they never see them to verdict.

Furthermore, when it comes to Personal Injury cases, clients frequently hear terms they’re unfamiliar with. The best thing to do when unsure what something means in regard to a Personal Injury case, is ask! A lawyer with experience won’t have a problem explaining case details to the client.

What is Commercial Trucking Insurance?

Shaked Law Firm explains commercial trucking insurance policies. Those big 18-wheelers traveling I-95 every morning? Those guys!

Sometimes, we may not anticipate the outcome of a car accident. When life moves quickly, the best thing we can do is protect ourselves. That’s what car insurance policies are for. In our various insurance articles we provide readers everything they need to know on personal insurance policies. Now, we will look at another form of insurance: commercial trucking insurance. These insurance policies are in place to protect Florida's truck drivers. Those big, monster, eighteen-wheelers traveling I-95 or the Turnpike every morning? Those guys! How does Florida protect truck drivers? The same principle of necessity applies to those in the automotive and...

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