Category: Automobile Accidents
The Florida Teen Safe Driving Coalition issued 13 safety tips in July 2020 for interstate driving. Fort Myers Accident Lawyer Randall Spivey would like to share these tips to help prevent accidents.
Labor Day weekend 2020 starts Friday, September 4 and ends on Monday, September 7 at 12:00 a.m. Many of the anticipated visitors to our area over the Labor Day weekend will be renting vehicles for transportation, which increases traffic for all of us.
A Fort Myers car accident attorney knows that being involved in a vehicle accident may cause injuries and vehicle damage, along with stress and confusion. If you are involved in an accident where the other driver leaves the scene, this is called a hit-and-run accident, and it is even more stressful.
Meteorologists say the drought is over as we are now in the rainy season which runs from June through September. More accidents happen during the rainy season.
Motorcycles account for a disproportionate number of traffic fatalities and injuries. The Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) reports that motorcycle and car accidents are similar in that they both are often caused by alcohol and/or speeding and distracted driving.
If a passenger has pain or discomfort, this could be a sign of injury and he/she should seek medical attention immediately after a crash.
Anything that takes a driver’s attention away from driving is considered distracted driving.
When one thinks about motor vehicle accidents, the first injury that comes to mind is probably broken bones. However, eye injuries may also occur.
A study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in 2016 (latest available data) showed that more than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the previous four years.
The national use rate for seat belts in the United States in 2019 was at 90.7 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).