Tesla Autopilot Under Investigation

July 13, 2018 | Category: Automobile Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is concerned about a May 11, 2018 crash in South Jordan, Utah involving a Tesla Model S which crashed into a fire department vehicle. The 28-year-old female driver told authorities that she was using Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving technology, autopilot, while using her cell phone.

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Failing to Yield Can Cause Accidents

July 11, 2018 | Category: Automobile Accidents

Driving is a privilege, not a right. An obligation that comes with the privilege of driving is the duty of care that each driver owes to the other drivers on the road. One of the easiest ways to get into a collision with another vehicle is a failure to yield the right of way.  

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What Is The Drive Baked, Get Busted Campaign?

July 6, 2018 | Category: DUI Accidents

Legislation related to Florida’s recent legalization of medicinal marijuana directed the FDOT to create statewide impaired-driving education, to establish baseline data on the number of marijuana-related DUI citations, traffic arrests, accidents and fatalities, and to track those figures annually.  

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July 4th - Safe and Sober

July 3, 2018 | Category: DUI Accidents

Every year we celebrate one of our nation’s most cherished assets on July 4th Independence Day. This asset is our freedom; with freedom comes responsibility. As we gather with friends and family there may be alcoholic beverages involved. The NHTSA reminds everyone that if they are attending a celebration where alcohol is served, make a plan to get home without drinking and driving.  

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Road Rage Can Result in Serious Accidents

June 25, 2018 | Category: Automobile Accidents

Traffic is usually unpredictable and a cause for frustration for some drivers. Being late for important events can cause these drivers to react irrationally. When this happens, drivers may resort to aggressive driving maneuvers as the result of road rage. Road rage can escalate and result in serious accidents.  ABC-7 reported that in early April 2018, a Sarasota, Florida driver slammed into a motorcyclist, pushing him off the road, during a road rage incident that was captured on video. The...

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