Drivers in Florida and across the U.S. undoubtedly know the risks of being a distracted driver. Because a failure to pay attention to the road places people in jeopardy, there are campaigns and new laws being proposed to dissuade drivers from texting and driving and using their devices while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, people continue to drive distracted. One of the most common reasons given is that the call or text was work-related and important.
Floridians are used to frequent bouts of rain. They will also be likely to understand the dangers of driving when it is raining. Heavy rain can make roadways slick and people might not take the caution they should. This can result in auto accidents with injuries and fatalities. Some might be under the impression that light rain carries less risk than heavy rain. However, as new research from the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society shows, even light rain substantially raises the risk for an accident. Considering this is vital to remain safe on the road. The statistics and evidence can also be an important part of a legal filing for compensation after an accident.
While first responders in Florida are expected to rush to accident scenes and assist those who have been injured in a crash, it is important to remember that law enforcement, firefighters and emergency personnel can be in car accidents just like anyone else. They too can suffer catastrophic injuries and death in a crash. When an accident happens, it is important for the victims to understand what they are facing in its aftermath. This is true for first responders and civilians. Having legal guidance to assess the circumstances of the accident is critical when seeking compensation in a legal filing.
It’s hard to massage the statistics from a major new insurance company survey spotlighting the alarming driving behaviors of more than 2,000 respondents.
Pedestrians are in danger of catastrophic injuries and fatalities in an auto accident in Florida and across the United States. The urgency of the problem has increased in recent years. It is now to the point that researchers are seeking out reasons as to why that is the case and are searching for solutions. For people who have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian-auto accident, the reasons for the accident are important when they are considering seeking compensation in a legal filing. A legal professional is key to gathering evidence and pursuing a claim.
While there are certain driver behaviors in Florida and across the U.S. that can cause crashes like drunk drivers, distracted drivers and drowsy drivers, aggressive driving is also dangerous even though it does not get as much attention. Researchers who examine the causes of auto accidents seek to find a connection between how a driver is behaving and the crash. A recent study from GasBuddy indicates that Florida has some of the most aggressive drivers in the country. People who are in an accident and have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident should know about this issue.
These days many of us in Florida may often wonder just how we got by without a cellphone. We use our cellphones to make calls, send text messages and emails, as navigation systems, to watch videos, to catch up on our social media accounts and more. It is truly amazing just how far cellphone technology has come in the last few years.
Bicycling is a great way to get around. It is inexpensive, healthy and good for the environment. Unfortunately, those who choose to ride a bike in Florida are putting their lives on the line, as this state is the most dangerous for bicyclists.
Getting into a car accident is frustrating and painful; getting into an accident with a person who then flees the scene only makes the experience worse. People in this situation can feel hopeless and angry, particularly when there is property damage or physical injuries resulting from a serious crash.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means people across Tallahassee are finalizing their holiday plans. For many of us, these plans include doing some driving. In fact, millions of people will be driving this Thanksgiving, which means there could be an increased risk of accidents.