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Jacksonville woman dies in tragic motorcycle crash

A Jacksonville woman recently became the city’s 27th motorcycle fatality of the year — a statistic that has startled many within our community. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, there were only 14 fatal motorcycle crashes around this time last year. The deadly motorcycle wreck happened on a recent Friday evening in June around 6:45...

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Jacksonville suffers 3 fatal teen crashes in under a week

  A recent string of fatal car accidents involving teens has put a spotlight on the risky behaviors of new drivers. In late May, northeast Florida suffered three fatal car accidents involving teens, resulting in a total of three deaths. The victims were two Jacksonville teens ages 17 and 18, and a 71-year-old Nassau County...

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Fatal crashes on the rise in Duval County

We're only a little more than a quarter of the way through 2021, and Duval County is already on pace to have more fatalities from motor vehicle crashes than last year. According to preliminary data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there have been 55 deaths from crashes in Duval County as...

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Overturned semi-truck: 7 reasons why it happens

A rollover crash involving a semi can have deadly consequences. A large commercial truck has a massive size advantage over most other vehicles on the road, weighing as much as 20-30 times more than the average passenger vehicle. Big rigs also have high centers of gravity, making them susceptible to scary rollover accidents where the...

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‘Stop Underrides Act’ could boost highway safety

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL, is co-sponsoring a proposal that would make underride guards on the sides and fronts of all new trucks mandatory. The “Stop Underrides Act,” which was introduced by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, in early March, would also require underride guards on the rear of large trucks to be updated. Underride...

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Can weather conditions be blamed for my crash?

It may be called the Sunshine State, but inclement weather conditions are common in Florida. We see torrential rainstorms, hurricane-force winds and thick fog. Sometimes, severe weather can take Florida drivers by surprise. If you were involved in a crash during unfavorable driving conditions, you may not be sure who was at fault. The experienced...

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Why some motorists drive drunk despite the risks

The dangers of drunk driving should be common sense to motorists in Florida. Yet, there are far too many people who operate cars while under the influence of alcohol. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 10,511 traffic fatalities across the United States in 2018 that were linked to drunk driving. During...

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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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