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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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What is Trucking Accident Law in Florida?

What is Trucking Accident Law in Florida?

Florida trucking accident law isn’t something we think of very often. Yet, we see commercial trucks out on Florida's roads and highways every day. When we get on the overcrowded Miami highways, or hit the Turnpike to get to work, the sight of eighteen wheelers causing traffic jams is hard to miss. While commercial trucks on our busy roads are the norm, the laws that regulate their safe commutes are more complicated. Statistics now show that each year, nearly 4,000 Americans suffer accidents with fatal injuries from truck drivers who fail to uphold the standard of care for public safety. What does...

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How Do Hours of Service Affect Truck Drivers in Florida?

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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