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In 2010, 4,502 motorcyclists were killed in Florida and accounted for 14% of total traffic fatalities in Florida. Almost one out of four motorcycle riders in fatal crashes in 2010 were riding their vehicles with an invalid license. Download Florida Highway Traffic & Safety Crash Statistics Report

Motorcycle - Florida Motorcycle Strategic Safety Plan

Motorcycle crashes, injuries, and fatalities are increasing at a sharper rate than other types of motor vehicle crashes. Statistics show that the percentage of intoxicated motorcycle riders in fatal crashes is greater than the percentage of intoxicated drivers on our roads.

Since motorcycle crashes pose a serious concern because of the health, economic, and social issues they raise Florida Department of Transportation compiled the Florida Motorcycle Strategic Safety Plan. Download Now.

The median hospital charge for motorcyclists admitted to an acute care hospital in Florida for nonfatal injuries sustained in traffic crashes was $42,983. The median length of stay was four days and total hospital charges amounted to more than $300 million.

NHTSA estimates that helmets saved 1,829 motorcyclists' lives in 2008, and that 823 more could have been saved if all motorcyclists had worn helmets.

Florida motorcycle laws, especially those that relate to insurance questions, are very confusing for Florida motorists. If you have been in a motorcycle, car, truck or bus accident and have questions that need interpreting about your insurance. Call David Chesnut, P. A. for solutions.

Truck & Bus Crashes - Distracted, Tired and DUI Drivers

Of the 266,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks in 2010, 3,261 (1%) resulted in at least 1 fatality, and 56,000 (21%) resulted in at least one nonfatal injury.

In 2010, 3,484 large trucks (were involved in fatal crashes, 58,000 were involved in injury crashes, and 214,000 were involved in property damage only crashes. Download U.S. Department of Transportation Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts

Distraction, exhaustion and substance abuse by truck drivers are major factors in many trucking accidents. Unfortunately, some trucking companies ignore these problems, showing that they care more about money than about protecting others from their own drivers.

David J. Chesnut P.A. is dedicated to holding trucking and bus companies accountable for putting unfit drivers on the roads . These types of negligence cases involve dealing with insurance companies, payment of the medical bills, reimbursement from lost wages, and possible payment for pain and suffering endured as a result of an accident.

Swift action on your injury claim can greatly increase your chances of success. Contact David J. Chesnut P.A , When Experience Matters. There is never a fee for a consultation.

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