As lawmakers prepare to consider whether to prohibit the use of controversial red-light cameras in Florida, new evidence continues to emerge regarding their effectiveness. The latest report, prepared by American Traffic…more
As of October 1, Florida’s texting ban is in effect. The law, which took several years to pass, aims to cut down on distracted driving on our roadways…more
The Department of Transportation recently warned that road rage is up 170 percent since 2007. So if you are guilty of getting “heated” behind the wheel, you are not alone. Tailgating, failing to use turn signals, erratic lanes…more
AllState Insurance Company recently released its annual list of the country’s best drivers. The good news — Cape Coral drivers are among the safest in America…more
Soccer is a popular sport for children of all ages. While it promotes exercise, teamwork, and good sportsmanship, parents should be aware that the primary equipment needed to play —soccer goals — can also pose serious injury…more
Drivers involved in a Naples pedestrian accident often claim that they didn’t see the accident victim until it was too late. To prevent this from happening, Honda recently announced a new system that can detect a pedestrian who…more
New Jersey is the first state in the country to impose personal injury liability on the sender of a text message. A state appeals court recently ruled that there are some situations in which a “remote texter” has a duty not to…more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s annual boating accident statistics for 2011 revealed that 59 percent of the reportable boating accidents occurred in 10 Florida counties. Collier County was seventh on the list, with 34…more
While pedestrian fatalities are rising all over the country, Florida already has the highest crash rates in the country. Between 2000 and 2009, 5,163 pedestrians were killed on Florida roadways.
Labor Day Weekend is a busy time of Florida’s roadways. We are all are eager to enjoy one last cookout or trip to the beach before the summer unofficially ends and children head back to school. This year, Labor Day travel is…more
While the debate over whether cheerleading should be recognized as a sport has largely focused on funding, injury prevention should be another top concern.
The parents of Teddy Jeter understand that changing Florida’s teen driving laws won’t bring their son back, but they are hoping that stricter passenger rules could prevent other families from experiencing a similar tragedy.
While the studies on the dangers of distracted driving keep rolling out, many drivers continue to engage in risky driving behaviors such as talking and texting behind the wheel. The latest study comes from the AAA Foundation,…more
A recent bus accident involving Port Charlotte students is every parent’s worst nightmare. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a car driving the wrong way on interstate 10, crashed into the charter bus carrying six…more
Jet skis are common in Florida. In fact, personal watercrafts (PWC) accounted for 13 percent of all registered vessels in Florida in 2011.
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