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What is Considered a Commercial Motor Vehicle?

August 5, 2019

What is Considered a Commercial Motor Vehicle?

The phrase “commercial motor vehicle” can be confusing. When most people think of a commercial vehicle, they think of a large truck. However, the actual definition shows us that there is more to it than that. When we look at commercial motor vehicles, we will turn to two definitions: both definitions are used to describe…

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April 20, 2015

Man Killed in St. Johns Bluff Bus Accident

A 54-year-old man was killed when his SUV collided with a JTA bus full of passengers. According to a First Coast News report, the fatal bus accident occurred on Beach Boulevard at St. Johns Bluff in Jacksonville the morning of April 16, 2015. Authorities say the SUV slammed into the bus, but they have not…

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November 27, 2013

You Can Help Bring The Connector To Life

When the law firm of Farah & Farah in Jacksonville heard about a proposed bus line that would easily connect Jacksonville’s downtown to its beaches by ferrying passengers back and forth every 30 minutes, we thought, “What a great idea.” Then we said, “Where do we sign up?” Well, it turns out that helping to…

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May 17, 2013

Boy in Coma After Being Run Over By A Broward County Bus

A 14-year-old Pompano Beach boy run over by a Broward County bus is in a medically induced coma and remains in critical condition, according to an attorney hired by the boy’s family. Although investigators are still piecing together why the tragedy happened, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that investigators say the boy had run…

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December 12, 2012

Two Lawsuits Filed in Connection with Deadly MIA Bus Crash

The Law Firm of Farah & Farah in Jacksonville has learned that two lawsuits have been filed against the bus driver and the bus company in connection with the fatal charter bus crash at Miami International Airport (MIA) that claimed three passenger’s lives. The family of a passenger who was critically injured during the crash…

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December 5, 2012

2 Dead, Three Critically Injured in Charter Bus Crash at Miami Airport

Two passengers were killed and three critically injured when a too-tall charter bus smashed into the bottom of a concrete overpass at Miami International Airport. The bus driver drove into the overpass, despite three large yellow signs warning of overpass vehicle height requirements. One of the signs reads: “High Vehicle STOP Turn Left.” Despite the…

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December 3, 2012

Gainesville Pays $200,000 to Man Injured by RTS Bus

Through a recent settlement, the city of Gainesville will pay $200,000 to a man who was seriously injured in an accident with a Regional Transit System (RTS) bus in November 2011. According to the Gainesville Sun, the man was a doctoral student at the University of Florida and was riding his bicycle across campus when…

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July 23, 2012

Agency Wants To Settle Jacksonville Bus Death Lawsuit

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s (JTA) board has authorized its lawyers to offer up to $200,000 to the family of a man who was run over and killed by a JTA bus in October of 2011. The JTA bus driver had actually stopped and helped the victim out of the bus before the horrendous accident occurred….

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