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Jacksonville, FL


‘Stop Underrides Act’ could boost highway safety

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL, is co-sponsoring a proposal that would make underride guards on the sides and fronts of all new trucks mandatory. The “Stop Underrides Act,” which was introduced by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, in early March, would also require underride guards on the rear of large trucks to be updated. Underride...

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Can weather conditions be blamed for my crash?

It may be called the Sunshine State, but inclement weather conditions are common in Florida. We see torrential rainstorms, hurricane-force winds and thick fog. Sometimes, severe weather can take Florida drivers by surprise. If you were involved in a crash during unfavorable driving conditions, you may not be sure who was at fault. The experienced...

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Why some motorists drive drunk despite the risks

The dangers of drunk driving should be common sense to motorists in Florida. Yet, there are far too many people who operate cars while under the influence of alcohol. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 10,511 traffic fatalities across the United States in 2018 that were linked to drunk driving. During...

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Can collision warning systems prevent truck crashes?

It is no surprise that a new study finds if big trucks are equipped with collision warning systems, there will be fewer crashes and our roads will be safer. The study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that such warning systems and automatic emergency braking systems would eliminate more than 2 out...

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Traffic fatalities much higher than normal in 2020

The United States began seeing a decline in overall traffic fatalities involving cars over the last few years. According to the National Safety Council, there were an estimated 38,000 traffic fatalities across the United States in 2019. That's a 2 percent decrease from 39,404 in 2018 and a 4 percent decrease from 40,231 in 2017. StreetsBlog cited...

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How much can I expect from my car accident claim?

A car accident can be a life-changing event. Crash victims often sustain serious and long-term injuries that can result in costly medical care. It's not easy to determine how much you can expect from a settlement or verdict. Your losses can go much deeper than current medical costs and the cost of repairing or replacing...

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Truck drivers impaired by drugs and alcohol pose danger to Florida drivers

Operating a large commercial truck requires a Commercial Driver's License. It also requires a considerable amount of skill and attention. Operating a large truck is much more difficult than driving a car for these reasons: Commercial trucks are much larger and heavier. There are more blind spots. Maneuvering curves and turns requires more control of...

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