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Is It Legal for an Adult to Ride in the Back of a Pick Up Truck in Alachua County?

This is a good question and one that I am often asked as an experienced Gainesville personal injury attorney, specializing in motor vehicle accidents that often involve trucks. Yes. According to Florida law, it is legal to ride in a tuck’s cargo area, if you are 18 years of age or older in any county in Florida.

I am local accident attorney Jeffrey Meldon and I strongly believe that public education is the first step in the prevention of and/or recovery from a serious accident. My office and I take pride in our work, and the results we get for our clients.

Meldon Law is a regional law firm that is located in Gainesville, Florida. We are personal injury attorneys, litigators and trial attorneys that have been working to get accident victims the justice they deserve for over 40 years throughout North Florida and all over Florida. Accidents involving a car crash, truck wreck, motorcycle, ATVs, bicycle, pedestrian accidents, and dog bites, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and criminal defense are all included in our practice.

For more information on how we can help you, or with any other question you may have, feel free to contact our office at 800-373-8000.

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