October 12 The Ruth Law Team

You may already be aware Florida is considered to have the worst drivers in the nation due to millions failing to carry insurance, high DUI rates, and a large number of deaths per thousand drivers. These are all alarming trends, but they aren’t the only concerns to Florida drivers. Wrong-way accidents are also plaguing our…

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June 8 The Ruth Law Team

4 Tell Tale Signs of Trouble Every day millions of Americans drive to work, most people for almost half an hour, and for the vast majority of us, that means driving past, around, but hopefully not under, semi trailers. According to a recent National Highway Transport Safety Administration study, there are approximately 2 million semi…

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October 7 Steven Ruth

A quick look at statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) are stark and sobering. The April, 2013 report shows that both the number of accidents with injury involving a large truck as well as the number of accidents involving a fatality have risen each…

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May 15 Steven Ruth

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, a motorcyclist died at the scene after a collision with a semitrailer truck on the evening of May 14, 2013. The truck driver was not injured. The name of the cyclist, and other circumstances of the crash have not yet been released. According to the U.S. Department of…

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March 25 Steven Ruth

An accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle demonstrates once again the hazard that pedestrians face and the need for drivers to be constantly aware of their surroundings. On Monday, March 18, 2013, at about 7:00am a man ran in front of a Honda Odyssey minivan. According to Officer Mike Jockers of St. Petersburg police, the driver…

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March 10 Steven Ruth

On Friday, March 8th, Veronica Edwards died after being involved in a crash on I-75. She drove into the rear end of a semi tractor trailer driven by Yadian Rodriguez, age 30. Ms. Edwards, age 42, died at the scene of the accident. Ms. Edwards was apparently attempting to take the Big Bend exit at…

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February 7 The Ruth Law Team

Sleepy drivers, especially a hazard with long distance trucking, and semitrailer trucks are not just a bad combination, they are a serious danger on our highways. On the evening of Feb 6th shortly after 10:00PM, a semi crashed and overturned on I-75 near Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, as reported by the Hillsborough County…

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