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November 2018 Archives

Automatic braking cuts down rear-end collisions by 43 percent

Drivers in Florida may be curious about the benefits of advanced safety features like automatic emergency braking. This, combined with a forward collision warning system, alerts drivers to the risk for a crash and, if the driver does not respond in time, can brake for the driver. More and more vehicles come with it, and 20 automakers have pledged to make it standard on all their vehicles by September 2022.

Speeding, drowsiness partly behind rise in fatal truck crashes

2017 saw a 9 percent increase in the number of large truck fatalities, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Many people within the trucking industry are voicing their opinions about the possible reasons. Truckers in Florida may be familiar with most of these explanations.

Using technology to reduce truck driver fatigue

For drivers in Florida, truck driver fatigue can be a real danger on the roads. Truck drivers often spend long hours over monotonous stretches of highway, leaving them at risk for exhaustion. This is especially true if they're over their legal limit on hours of service or if they have repeatedly switched between daytime and nighttime driving. Because commercial trucks are so massive, other vehicles and their occupants are at a distinct disadvantage in the event of a crash.

Soft tissue injuries may be more serious than you think

A car accident can leave you severely injured, but for some accident victims, the true effects of the collision are not immediately apparent. Some injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, are internal, and you may not know how badly you are hurt until days or weeks later. All accident victims would be wise to carefully evaluate their symptoms and seek medical care after a serious crash.

How to stay safe while driving in sunny weather

Driving in Florida or any other state can be difficult during the dawn and dusk hours. This is because bright sunshine can make it difficult to see or judge where other cars or people are. One way to make driving in bright conditions easier is to buy a pair of sunglasses. In addition, drivers should make use of their sun visors as it will block sunlight without impairing their vision.

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