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 distractingRead More
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 inRead More
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 WeekendRead More
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 parkingRead More
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 fatalitiesRead More