Florida Motorist Safety When Sharing the Road with Bicyclists

In Florida, it seems like we have everything: beaches, ocean, sunshine, nightlife, art, family and friends. Unfortunately, we also have high rates of bicyclist fatalities. In fact, in 2019, Florida tied with Delaware and New York City as having the highest percentage of crash deaths involving bicyclists (at 5 percent of all crash deaths). That […]

Overview of Speeding and Car Accidents

Speeding remains one of the top causes of motor vehicle accidents in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding caused nearly 9,400 fatalities in 2018. That’s nearly triple the deaths caused by distracted driving that same year. Speeding makes all aspects of driving more hazardous. The faster you go, the […]

How Long After an Accident Can an Injury Appear?

Motor vehicle accident injuries can easily turn your life upside down. Both the injury victim and their family members will face expenses, hardship, emotional distress, and inconvenience as a result of the severe injury. Although a crash can easily cause catastrophic injury, that doesn’t mean the trauma is immediately apparent. Some of the most common […]

Winter Driving Tips

We find ourselves in the middle of winter in America, and it’s a great time to brush up on winter driving safety tips. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 17 percent of all motor vehicle accidents occur in winter conditions. Depending on where you live, you may deal with snow and ice (or, […]

Top Ways to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident this Fall

In areas across the country, the autumn season is the last chance for long motorcycle rides in warm temperatures and mild weather. In some regions, it is a great time to see changing leaves and spectacular sunsets. If you live somewhere that experiences a true winter season, you may be preparing to put your motorcycle […]

How Aging May Affect Driving Ability

It’s a fact of life: aging causes certain changes that may affect your ability to operate a motor vehicle. By monitoring your ability to drive over the years and checking in with your doctor, you can better ensure your ability to drive safely. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration identifies the following factors that could […]

Why Speeding in a Motor Vehicle is so Dangerous

Speeding is a risky driving behavior. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 9,380 people were killed because of motorist speeding. The NHTSA says speeding has been a factor in about one-third of all motor vehicle deaths for over two decades. We all know speeding is dangerous, but here is a closer look […]

Pedestrian Safety tips

Traveling on foot comes with its own set of dangers and hazards. Motor vehicles seriously injure and sometimes kill pedestrians when a collision occurs. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 6,280 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2018, a 3 percent increase compared to the previous year. Here are […]

Fireworks Safety Tips for 2020

4th of July celebrations may look a little different this year, with many families opting to stay at home and gather with family and close friends, rather than joining the large crowds, but we know that fireworks are still a part of your favorite traditions and that it’s likely that even more people than usual […]