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

What Should I Do If My Car Is Hit By A Semi Truck?

If you are involved in an Orlando truck accident, please know that you’re not alone: last month, four local high school students were injured after a commercial truck struck the school buses they were riding in. Unfortunately for Floridians, semi trucks clog our roads, making our state a particularly dangerous place to drive. So far in 2016, 16,037 commercial vehicles have been involved in accidents.         Continue Reading

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