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January 2018 Archives

Plans to prevent DUIDs

Florida residents may be aware that the country is facing an opioid addiction epidemic, and with this has come an increase in accidents involving drugged driving. Adding to authorities' concerns is the legalization of marijuana in various states, which has reportedly contributed to the problem. In order to tackle the issue, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is planning a summit to discuss ideas and possible solutions to the drugged driving problem.

What will it take to reduce distracted driving statistics?

Most Florida drivers know that it is extremely dangerous to text and drive. Despite the fact that it has proved to be extremely dangerous, many people still engage in distracting activities behind the wheel. From smart phones to in-car technology, there are more things that could distract a driver than ever before.

Driving safely around pedestians

Pedestrians that are struck by cars often sustain serious injuries. Even if a pedestrian was not using a crosswalk, a driver may still be held liable if the accident could have been avoided. There are several ways that Florida drivers can drive carefully around pedestrians to avoid an accident.

Prompt reporting of car accidents the safest choice

Florida drivers involved in car accidents should pay attention to how promptly they need to report the incident to their insurance providers. Waiting too long after an auto accident caused by a reckless driver or other negligent driver may mean losing the ability to obtain compensation for property loss, medical expenses after a personal injury and other expenses. It often doesn't matter who is at fault because most third parties like insurance companies must be contacted anyway.

Florida laws look to reduce distracted driving in the state

While many states have laws in place that prohibit texting and driving and allow law enforcement to hold distracted drivers accountable, Florida lags behind. Up to this point, Florida does not have very strict laws against one of the biggest issues threatening the health and safety of every driver — distracted driving.

Making motorcycles safer for teens

For Florida teens who are newly licensed motorcyclists, the excitement of riding a bike could quickly turn sour if safety isn't top priority. Riding a motorcycle carries a higher risk of fatal injury than driving a car, and teens tend to choose more dangerous bikes and have more accidents than older motorcyclists. That is why younger riders especially need to be aware of motorcycle safety tips before they hit the road.

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