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.
Millions of people who live and visit in Southwest Florida use either taxi or rideshare services. If there should be an accident, there are differences in liability, which makes the situation complicated.
Fatal crash data from 2016 shows that motorcyclist deaths occurred 28 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles. We urge all drivers to help prevent fatalities by following the NHTSA’s tips when traveling on the road.
Drowning deaths, or near-drowning injuries, can take only a few minutes to occur.
Speeding is more than just breaking the law. The NHTSA says the consequences are far-ranging.
Impaired driving is no accident. Drivers and their families and friends can take preventative measures to be sure drivers do not have the opportunity of driving while impaired.
The Centers for Disease Control says that in nursing home or assisted living facilities that have 100 beds, there are 100 to 200 reported falls every year.
The FDOT Alert Today Florida campaign has designated Collier and Lee Counties as 2 of the top 25 priority counties in the state for bicycle accident focus.
NHTSA reported there was an alcohol-impaired traffic fatality every 48 minutes in 2017. These DUI accidents are preventable.
Experts say that the most dangerous situation for motorcyclists happens when other vehicles make left-hand turns. These turns account for approximately 42 percent of all motorcycle/car accidents.