As reported on the NBC Today show, Thursday, October, 23, the Broward County (Florida) Sheriff's Office, Department of Fire Rescue, along with Jeff Rossen, of Rossen Reports, conducted seat-belt checks outside a local elementary school. The results may be surprising. 50 percent of the cars stopped had children not properly restrained in seat belts.
Red-light violations contribute substantially to the millions of intersection collisions that occur nationally each year.
Driving on Florida roadways can be challenging. Accidents occur on a daily basis throughout the state, and the reasons for those accidents vary. In recent years, there has been an increased focus placed on distracted driving, especially with respect to cell phone usage and texting.
Police reports, according to NBC-2, say that on Friday, October 10, a pickup truck with an unsecured piece of wood in the truck's bed caused an accident resulting in the death of a motorcycle rider. The report further said that the wood fell out of the truck, and the truck driver slammed on her brakes. A motorcycle driver never had a chance to react before crashing into the truck. The truck driver was cited with improper driving with an unsecured load.
Media reports that there are now up to 30 million vehicles involved. At the present time only airbags of vehicles registered in warm-climate states and territories, such as Florida, are being addressed.
At least once a year, one third of seniors who live at home will fall. Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States and the seventh leading cause of death in people 65 and older.
Investigators have been unable to find agreement on whether the crumb rubber turf affects adversely young athletes or whether turf made from recycled tires has been tested sufficiently.
Regardless of whether you are 10 years old or 100 years old, a trip to an amusement park is typically a fun and exciting adventure for both kids and adults. But as your Ft. Myers personal injury attorney knows, many adults may not realize that there are certain risks associated with partaking in some of the activities that are offered to guests within the park. One young man found that out the hard way while attending an event at Disney World back in 2006.
Bus accidents can be very dangerous forms of motor vehicle collisions by virtue of the bus size and the large number of occupants. Passengers who have been injured in a bus crash have a number of legal options available to them, but pursuing a personal injury claim after a bus accident may be very different from being injured in an ordinary car accident because of the unique laws that apply to buses.
Everyone wants to have a safe and happy Halloween for their guests, themselves and especially their children. Using safety tips and some common sense can help you make the most of your Halloween season, keeping it as enjoyable for your children as it is for you.