Each spring, the Federal Highway Administration works with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Traffic Safety Services Association to coordinate the observance of National Work Zone Awareness Week to bring attention to motorist and worker safety and mobility issues in work zones.
We encourage all anglers to consider registering for the Greenwave Inshore Classic to be held on April 23, 2022. This will be a fun event for a great cause.
Drowsy driving can be extremely dangerous. As reported by the National Safety Council (NSC), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are around 100,000 police-reported fatigued driving accidents annually. However, a study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that the actual number of drowsy driving accidents is more likely above 300,000. These accidents are to blame for thousands of preventable deaths each year.
The NSC reports that more than 700 people are injured in distracted driving accidents. Fort Myers distracted driving attorney urges drivers to drive undistracted.
National Walking Day is April 6, 2022. It is observed every year on the first Wednesday in April to celebrate the easiest way to be the healthiest. This is a good time for all of us to remember to watch out for pedestrians in crosswalks and be mindful of their right-of-way.
Slip-and-fall accidents can occur on private property, public property, and/or public businesses. In a Florida personal injury lawsuit, there is a burden of proof requirement.
Car crashes can happen anytime and anywhere, so drivers need to always remain focused on the task at hand. That is also why drivers and passengers are encouraged to buckle up every time they get inside a vehicle. But statistics show that crashes are more common in certain locations than others, as our Fort Myers car accident lawyer discusses below.
Alcohol-impaired drivers get behind the wheel millions of times every year, and more than 10,000 people in the U.S. die every year in crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Choosing the right designated driver (DD) may mean the difference between a wonderful night out and a trip to the emergency room following a drunk-driving accident.
In December 2021, two North Fort Myers women tragically died after a blown tire caused an accident on I-75 in Broward County. Over the years tread separation, blown tires, and tire recalls have made the news. Many accident victims have been seriously injured or even died.
In October 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) noted “the largest six-month increase ever recorded” in the number of traffic deaths in the United States. While this increase is likely attributable (at least in part) to COVID-19 lockdowns imposed during 2020, the data show that fatal auto accidents have been trending upward over the past decade. So why is this the case?