We wish everyone a happy and safe New Year’s. Please enjoy your celebrations with friends and family and plan ahead should the celebrations involve alcoholic beverages.
Florida’s beautiful weather and scenery are conducive to taking to the roads on motorcycles. However, more than 4,800 motorcycle deaths happen annually. Knowing what to do ahead of time is important.
As we enter our busiest season, many tourists will be enjoying boating on our waters. We feel it is important to remind boaters that boating under the influence is not only illegal but dangerous.
Sixty-seven percent of vehicle headlights earned a marginal or poor rating because of inadequate visibility, excessive glare from low beams from oncoming drivers, or both.
Nearly 27.1 million vehicle drivers and passengers did not buckle up in 2016. There is no doubt that seat belts save lives.
Right-of-way issues are common causes of accidents, and we would like to take this opportunity to remind drivers of Florida’s laws regarding the right-of-way.
Schools will soon close for the holidays in Southwest Florida, and more teen drivers will be on the roads. The Centers for Disease Control says that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teens.
There are almost 400,000 injuries and fatalities and close to a half-million people using cell phones while operating motor vehicles on a daily basis.
Nearly 11,000 people died in alcohol-related crashes in 2017. Eliminating impaired driving should be everyone’s goal.
Many will be celebrating over the holiday season, and these celebrations often include alcoholic beverages. Knowing how long alcohol stays in the system can be complicated.