Even though the speed limit on Mohawk Parkway in Cape Coral is 40 mph, drivers are going 50 mph, or even 60 mph. Neighbors have witnessed vehicles passing stopped school buses, which were displaying blinking lights and picking up students.
NAADAC announced that September 2019 is the 30th anniversary of its National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. This is a national observation to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life.
The GHSA says pedestrian deaths are at a 28-year high, and we need to fortify our efforts to protect pedestrians.
On July 30, 2019, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced it is partnering with Silicon Valley-Based Velodyne Lidar, Inc., a leader in 3-D perception systems which are used “…in a variety of commercial applications, including autonomous vehicles.”
Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law which expanded individual cities’ authority to regulate electronic scooters. This bill lifts the restriction which limited the use of e-scooters to sidewalks and allows them to use public streets.
Continuous flow intersections address one of the major reasons there are logjams at busy intersections and left-turn lanes. Thirty-six percent of fatal accidents involving motorcycles involve a car making a left-hand turn in front of a motorcycle.
Defective vehicles and/or vehicle equipment have resulted in death and injury to thousands of drivers and passengers in the United States. In order to protect them and diminish the number of accidents caused by defective vehicles, it is important that every step of the recall process be followed in an expeditious manner.
The American Automobile Association (AAA) reported that nearly 800 people died in Florida from bicycle accidents in 2017, making Florida the leading state in the nation for fatal bicycle accidents.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has designated September 1-9, 2019, Florida Drowsy-Driving Prevention Week.
The long lazy days of summer and vacations are coming to an end. Southwest Florida children are back in school. For most people, Labor Day weekend marks the start of the fall season.