2020 New Year's Resolutions - Safe Driving PledgeDecember 31, 2019 | Category: Automobile Accidents
Making resolutions at the beginning of a new year is a tradition for many of us. These resolutions often center on losing weight, more family time, and other important areas in our lives. We suggest that when making New Year’s Resolutions, you and your driving family members consider taking the Safe Driving Pledge.
Coast Guard Warns Public About the Dangers of Illegal ChartersDecember 30, 2019 | Category: Boating Accidents
Florida has a beautiful coast that attracts many boating enthusiasts. Our legal boat charter companies are doing a wonderful and safe job protecting their passengers and giving them a good time out on the water. However, the U.S. Coast Guard warns us of the dangers of illegal charters, and we wish to share this information with you.
2019 RIDE Act Has Potential to Eliminate Drunk DrivingDecember 27, 2019 | Category: DUI Accidents
Senators Rick Scott and Tom Udall introduced a bill, backed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), requiring automobile makers to build cars and trucks with passive detection systems to prevent vehicles from operating when an impaired driver is behind the wheel. With new technology, a push is underway to pass this federal legislation.
Motorists, Be Aware of MotorcyclesDecember 26, 2019 | Category: Motorcycle Accidents
Vehicle-carrying trucks have already started coming in anticipation of Florida’s busy season. With an increase in the number of drivers on our roads and highways, more motorcyclists will be enjoying rides.
FHP Troopers Working to Make Roads Safer for the Holiday SeasonDecember 24, 2019 | Category: DUI Accidents
During last year’s Christmas through New Year’s holidays, 97 people lost their lives to negligent behavior on Lee County roads.
Are ATVs Dangerous for Children?December 23, 2019 | Category: ATV Accidents
According to a recent CPSC report, ATV-related deaths involving children under 16 years-of-age accounted for more than 1 in 5 of the 15,250 ATV-related deaths recorded between 1982 and 2017.
Jet Ski Accidents Can Leave Severe InjuriesDecember 20, 2019 | Category: Boating Accidents
Jet skiing is very popular in Southwest Florida and is enjoyed throughout the year. To the observer, it may look like an easy pastime, but since they can travel over 60 mph on top of the water, it can be risky.