The city of Biloxi is located in southern Mississippi along the Gulf of Mexico and has a population of approximately 45,700 making it the fourth largest city in the state. Biloxi is one of two county seats of Harrison County. Interstate 10 (I-10) is the main trucking route running through Biloxi. I-10 is the southernmost east-west coast-to-coast highway in the United States. I-10 stretches from Santa Monica, California to Jacksonville, Florida. In Mississippi, I-10 runs through Long Beach, Gulfport, Biloxi and Moss Point before entering into Alabama. Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport provides air services to Biloxi.
Recent Truck Accidents in the Area
Interstate trucking companies are governed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (â€śFMCSRâ€ť), including trucking operations, driver qualifications, hours of service, maintenance of equipment, insurance, and alcohol and drug testing. Mississippi also has state specific regulations governing intrastate trucking companies. Intrastate trucking companies pick up and deliver loads only in the State of Mississippi and do not cross state lines. The Mississippi Department of Transportation has adopted many of the federal regulations as also being applicable to intrastate trucking companies. Under Mississippi law, intrastate trucking companies must have minimum liability insurance coverage in the amount of $750,000.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a trucking accident, you should contact a trucking attorney at Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC as soon as possible to make sure that evidence is preserved and not destroyed by the trucking company. You can contact us by calling 877-591-1801 or clicking here to email us.