Are There Special Laws That Apply to Commercial Vehicles in Florida?
In Florida, the federal motor carrier safety act has been codified into Florida law. That safety act provides special regulations that apply to commercial vehicles. A commercial vehicle is a vehicle that weighs much more than your car and is defined under the statute. The reason for there being special laws is because as heavy as a commercial truck, the more risk you are at for injury being on a highway.
This informational blog post was provided by Betsey Herd, an experienced Tampa, Florida Truck Accident Attorneys.