Boating is a way of life for most people in Florida. Whether they are interested in fishing, site-seeing or even looking for new swimming locations, safety needs to be the number one priority.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says rollover accidents have a higher fatality rate than other types of crashes, and there are 6 main factors contributing to them.
Because Southwest Florida has seen an increase in drunk-driving, wrong-way collisions in the last few months, authorities are actively working on technology, road design, and signage to decrease the number of accidents.
An estimated 1 million to 2 million U.S. citizens 65 years of age or older have been mistreated, exploited or injured by a caregiver. Here are some tips from the National Council on Aging on how elder abuse can be prevented.
Teens across Florida are beginning their summer vacations. With this extra time they have on their hands, they will be driving more than usual. Between 2013 and 2017, 1,932 drivers between 15-17 years old were killed in crashes involving teen drivers.
Approximately 5,000 people in passenger vehicles die every year in accidents involving semi-trucks, and about 700 people in semi-trucks die each year. Will self-driving semi-trucks lower the numbers?
Since motorcyclists lack the protection that other drivers have, they are more apt to suffer long-lasting injuries, such as paralysis and nerve damage, when they are involved in accidents.
As Americans, we honor our fallen heroes on Memorial Day by attending parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, and long weekend get-togethers with friends and family. NSC estimates that 380 people may die on our nation’s roads over the 2019 Memorial Day weekend because many celebrations involve alcohol consumption and driving.
Florida has the dubious distinction of having the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation. Crosswalks are designed to provide a safe area for pedestrians crossing the road.
It is very important that everyone on the road drives undistracted, because it only takes a moment of inattention to result in an accident, injuring or killing others. Florida House Bill 107 makes driving while texting a primary offense, and Governor DeSantis signed the bill into law.