Stay Safe During the Most Dangerous Holiday of the Year!

Stay Safe During the Most Dangerous Holiday of the Year!

As you gear up for your Memorial Day Weekend, keep in mind that the other drivers on the road are just as eager to get to their celebrations as you are. According to a study recently released by the National Coalition for Safer Roads, MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IS THE MOST DANGEROUS HOLIDAY FOR ROAD AND HIGHWAY ACCIDENTS.…

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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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Top 7 Misconceptions About Personal Injury Lawyers

Top 7 Misconceptions About Personal Injury Lawyers

You got into a crash, you’re hurt, your car is wrecked – what now? Your insurance company is giving you a hard time. Call a lawyer! Oh, I don’t know a lawyer.   Injury lawyers are all the same. False. Although all injury lawyers have a law degree (presumably – lol), there are big differences…

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Do I Always Need to Report an Accident?

Do I Always Need to Report an Accident?

With more than 7 million vehicle collisions a year (as per the National Highway Traffic Administration), how often are they catastrophic? While most collisions are not as newsworthy as the accidents that are substantial or are the result of a crime, the millions of accidents that occur yearly can cause just as much injury and…

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Be Safe on the Most Dangerous Day of the Year

Be Safe on the Most Dangerous Day of the Year

While many people associate holidays like New Years and Cinco De Mayo with heavy drinking and dangerous roads, rarely do images of anything other than fireworks and backyard barbecues pop into your mind when they think of the Fourth of July. However, based on research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, July 4th Weekend…

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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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Where is the Deadliest Highway in America?

Where is the Deadliest Highway in America?

Geotab, a global fleet management company, recently released a study outlining the 50 most dangerous highways in the United States. Of the 50 highways listed, 4 out of the top 5 highways are in Florida! Geotab analyzed ten years worth of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration raw accident data, looking specifically for road fatalities…

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Is Delray Beach Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

Is Delray Beach Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

The future is here! As you may know, yet another self-driving robo car was involved in a real-life crash. This time, it was an Uber car involved a collision on Friday, March 24 in Tempe, Arizona. According to the NY Times, the impact of the the crash caused the vehicle to roll over onto its…

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Do you know how to drive safely in heavy rain?

If you live in the state of Florida, you’re well aware that the weather is among the best in the world. You’re also aware of the fact that heavy rain can enter the area at any time. When this happens, you don’t want to find yourself on the road. Of course, there’s no way of…

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Follow these steps to drive safely at night

If you find yourself on the road during the nighttime hours, you know you’re faced with a variety of challenges. Furthermore, driving at night, when there aren’t as many vehicles on the road, can give you a false sense of security. Due to decreased visibility, driving at night can be difficult. However, there are several…

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There are many ways to avoid distracted driving

Regardless of your age or how long you’ve been driving, you know one thing to be true: Distractions can be dangerous. If you partake in distracted driving, there is a greater chance that you will cause an accident. Fortunately, nobody has to become distracted while they are behind the wheel. There are many steps you…

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