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Can collision warning systems prevent truck crashes?

It is no surprise that a new study finds if big trucks are equipped with collision warning systems, there will be fewer crashes and our roads will be safer. The study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that such warning systems and automatic emergency braking systems would eliminate more than 2 out...

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How much can I expect from my car accident claim?

A car accident can be a life-changing event. Crash victims often sustain serious and long-term injuries that can result in costly medical care. It's not easy to determine how much you can expect from a settlement or verdict. Your losses can go much deeper than current medical costs and the cost of repairing or replacing...

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Truck drivers impaired by drugs and alcohol pose danger to Florida drivers

Operating a large commercial truck requires a Commercial Driver's License. It also requires a considerable amount of skill and attention. Operating a large truck is much more difficult than driving a car for these reasons: Commercial trucks are much larger and heavier. There are more blind spots. Maneuvering curves and turns requires more control of...

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What should I do if I lost a loved one in a car accident?

Fatal car accidents in Florida are a serious problem. Over 3,000 people have died on Florida roadways each year from 2016-2018, according to car accident statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In 2018 alone: 1,582 deaths involved passengers 574 involved motorcyclists 704 involved pedestrians (up from 654 in 2017) 161 involved bicyclists (up from...

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Has speeding increased on Florida roads due to COVID-19?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a state of emergency in March and a statewide stay-at-home order on April 3, 2020. Residents of the Sunshine State were urged to stay home unless they need to travel for essential purposes. Many residents have since worked from home, while others have been...

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How common is distracted driving in Florida?

Some drivers can’t seem to keep their eyes on the road and both hands on the wheel. Everywhere we look, we see motorists eating, drinking, taking care of personal hygiene, and engaging in other activities that have nothing to do with driving. The problem has only gotten worse over years, thanks to the widespread use...

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Are Florida drivers among the worst in the nation?

If you're one to complain about how bad Florida drivers are, you're not alone. A 2019 study by smartasset ranked Florida No. 4 in the nation for bad drivers. The study found that less than three-quarters of drivers in the Sunshine State have car insurance. In addition, Florida's traffic citation rate is the 11th highest...

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FDOT yanks guardrails after cars pierced in fatal crashes

A tragedy that occurred in 2016 in Tennessee has prompted the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to replace all Lindsay X-Lite guardrails across the Sunshine State.  According to News4JAX, a 17-year-old girl was killed in a crash in Tennessee after her car collided with the terminal end of an X-Lite guardrail. The terminal ends are designed...

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