Distracted Driving? Which Behaviors Are The Most Deadly?

Distracted Driving? Which Behaviors Are The Most Deadly?

It has long been known that drivers increase their risk of a crash when driving distracted. Now, thanks to research from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, we know exactly how much of a risk drivers are taking. According to the research, drivers double the likelihood they will crash when they choose to engage in distracting…

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Hundreds Are Killed In Parking Lot Crashes Annually

Hundreds Are Killed In Parking Lot Crashes Annually

This past month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles heavily promoted their #ShareTheRoadFl campaign, as a way to remind automobile drivers that bicyclists, motorcyclists, and commercial vehicles all have the same rights and responsibilities on the road. As successful as the campaign has been, drivers often neglect these same responsibilities in parking…

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What is the diagnosis and treatment strategy for spinal trauma?

There are many causes of spinal trauma, such as being involved in a motor vehicle or motorcycle accident. If you have reason to believe you’ve suffered spinal trauma, it’s important to receive immediate medical attention. Upon arriving at the hospital, the medical team will order a variety of tests to help diagnose the problem. Some…

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The treatment of a broken bone

As a bicyclist, you know that falling off your bike can lead to serious injury. The same holds true if you’re struck by a motor vehicle. While you could suffer many types of injuries in a bicycle accident, fractured and broken bones are among the most common. A fractured bone must be treated without delay…

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Do you know how to ride your bike safely at night?

Are you the type of person who enjoys riding your bicycle at night? Some people do this for pleasure, others do so for exercise, and of course, there are those who do this because they don’t have a vehicle. If you find yourself riding a bike at night, there are several things you can do…

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There are many causes of bike-car accidents

As a bicyclist, you know one thing to be true: You never want to be involved in an accident with a vehicle. Not only are you at a size disadvantage, but you don’t have much protection between you and the other vehicle (as well as the road). There are many causes of bike-car accidents, all…

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How to ride your bike in the rain

Although you may not set out to ride your bike in the rain, you could find yourself faced with this situation at some point. When the rain begins to fall, it’s imperative that you watch what you’re doing. Neglecting to change your approach could put you at risk of an accident. Here are some top…

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Making Delray Beach bicycle accident victims whole once again

Next to walking, cycling is the most affordable mode of transportation in Florida. It also has the benefit of helping to preserve our state’s natural environment. Many Floridians choose this healthy and affordable alternative to motor vehicles. Unfortunately, they may be risking their well-being by choosing to ride their bikes. It is widely known that…

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There are many reasons why bike accidents happen

On behalf of ZAPPITELL Law Firm posted in Bicycle Accidents on Friday, May 20, 2016. It doesn’t matter where you are riding your bike. Alone or in a group, there is always the chance that you could be involved in an accident with a motor vehicle. This is extremely unnerving, as the bicyclist is typically…

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Learn to walk and bike responsibly

On behalf of ZAPPITELL Law Firm posted in Bicycle Accidents on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Regardless of your age or location, there may come a time when you are a pedestrian. Some people walk from point A to point B. Others decide to hop on their bike. Either way, if you are a pedestrian there…

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