Truck Accidents and Drowsy Driving

Truck Accidents and Drowsy Driving

One of the scariest moments you face as a driver is that millisecond you feel yourself start falling asleep while driving. It’s terrifying. Your sleepiness could be the result of sleep deprivation, which is getting less than 6 hours of sleep at night.

Did You Know: Being awake for 18 hours affects your cognition the same as having a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08%, which is legally drunk?

Another terrifying moment Florida drivers can face is being being in a truck accident with a commercial vehicle because its driver is too drowsy to drive. Loaded semi trucks can weigh upwards of 80 tons, and their impact is enormous, causing extensive damage to regular cars and trucks.         Continue Reading

I Was Hit by a Truck While Cycling: What’s Next?

Bicycling is an excellent form of exercise, and a healthy, cost effective mode of transportation. Here in the Sunshine State, we are lucky to have great year round weather making cycling a popular activity.

If you are one of the many cyclists on the road, Orlando personal injury attorney Jeff Badgley advises that you follow the best practices in bicycle safety.         Continue Reading

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