Category: Automobile Accidents
NHTSA says communicating Takata air bag urgency helped in effectively protecting lives on our nation’s roads.
Sometimes people involved in vehicle accidents or slip and fall accidents sustain soft-tissue injuries. Soft-tissue injures may seem mild and less concerning than more visible wounds, but if they are left untreated, they can be equally dangerous.
Our school children are vulnerable when they are loading and unloading from school buses. School bus safety is an important issue for Southwest Florida.
Make Safety a Priority - Every year, many of us make New Year’s resolutions. They seem to be part of the passage from one year to the next. When thinking about making these resolutions, why not include making safety on the road a priority?
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.
Defensive driving skills are not taught in most driver education classes, but they are important.