Thousands of children attend Lee County Schools every day. We expect them to arrive and depart safely. However, they may be entering a danger zone. NBC2 News Investigators reported on August 27, 2018 that our schools may be turning into car crash sites.
Planning a time out with friends and family must include plans for a designated driver first. This cannot be taken lightly or handled by chance. Once a potential driver becomes inebriated, the thought of a designated driver, most likely, will not enter the person’s mind.
The NHTSA says 15-passenger vans pose a safety risk to inexperienced drivers and other road users driving around them.
Vehicle fires are reported every 3 minutes and 2 seconds in the United States. Fifty-eight percent are caused by collisions.
Fall and winter are typically busy seasons for planned motorcycle activities as our population increases. This is also a time when there may be an increase in rear-end motorcycle accidents.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released a new study in May 2018 which found that pedestrian fatalities increased between 2009 and 2016. The largest spike in single-vehicle fatal pedestrian crashes involved SUVs.
A new study by researchers reported in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association said that it is easy to convince college students that if they reduce their alcohol consumption they can improve their grades and relationships with others. However, changing the habit is not so easy.
As of January 2018, 230 new laws, which were approved in the 2017 fiscal year, went into effect in Florida. These laws included a change to the Move Over Law which all motorists need to know and understand.
A lot of planning and coordination goes into family and friend get-togethers, maybe even more so when the get-togethers revolve around holidays, such as Labor Day. When planning, hosts usually consider the important five “Ws” – who, what, when, where, and why.
NBC7 San Diego reported on June 11, 2018 that Emeline Miller, the 19-month-old daughter of Olympic skier, Bode Miller, drowned in a residential swimming pool. Paramedics tried unsuccessfully to revive her. The Miller drowning is a tragedy, and we feel it is important to remind parents and guardians to always be vigilant around swimming pools, and to know Florida’s laws regarding residential pools.