Category: Automobile Accidents
Being under the influence of alcoholic beverages is a recipe for disaster. During this Alcohol Awareness Month 2017, we feel it is time to review the myths and facts about alcoholic beverages.
There is always a victim in DUI accidents. We all know them or read or hear about them in the media. These are the defenseless men, women and children affected by drugged or drunk drivers. There are many questions victims have when they enter our offices, and we are prepared to answer them.
According to a SafeKidsWorldwide.com report in September 2016, every 33 seconds a child is involved in a vehicle crash. That is 2,600 children under the age of 13.
The technology of making phone calls, dictating texts or emails and updating social media while driving is available, but all of these actions are proven to increase the risk of crashes.
Basketball fever is everywhere in Southwest Florida with the great seasons for the FGCU men’s and women’s basketball teams, March Madness, and the spring season of youth basketball.
The American Traffic Safety Services Association recently announced that National Work Zone Awareness Week 2017 is April 3-7. This work zone awareness week is an annual spring campaign to encourage safe driving through highway work zones.
Sixteen advanced vehicle technologies were examined by the AAA researchers to determine which could provide the highest value for senior drivers by potentially reducing crashes and improving ease and comfort when driving.
Even though teenagers in the United States drive less than most of the other age groups, the number of crashes and crash deaths are disproportionately higher.
Many workplace and vehicle accidents are avoidable when employees are focused, alert and engaged. Obtaining sufficient quality sleep is important to operating at full capacity.
The GAO (U.S. Government Accountability Office) released a report in January 2017 which examines fatal crashes involving school buses from 2000 to 2014, along with federal and state school bus-related laws and regulations.