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.
In a collision between a car and a bicyclist or pedestrian, there is a far greater risk of injury for the person outside the vehicle. As such, it is crucial for all parties to practice safe habits that minimize the risk of an accident.
Drunk driving accidents are among the most upsetting types of accidents in Florida. Not only are they often serious or fatal, but they are also completely preventable.
After a serious car accident, victims and their families typically want answers. What happened? Who is to blame? What do we do next?
A recent study suggests that many parents have a hard time staying off of the phone when driving, even when their kids are in the back seat.
Most of the time, road accidents involve collisions between two or more motor vehicles. They often result in serious or even deadly injuries. In many cases, the negligence of one or more of the drivers involved can be identified as a contributing factor to the accident. If victims are thoughtful, they wisely consult an experienced attorney to be examine their options and protect their rights to seek just compensation for damages, pain and suffering.
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend coming, it is expected that traffic around Tallahassee will be higher than usual. In fact, AAA expects a near record volume of travelers despite gas prices being the highest they’ve been in four years.
Distracted driving is a massive problem all around the country, but it is especially problematic here in Florida. Because the state government has been unable to pass more comprehensive legal coverage for drivers that text behind the wheel of a vehicle. Recent efforts to expand the law (which only makes a texting while driving violation a secondary offense) have stalled out in the Senate.
In what is believed to be a first, a self-driving vehicle has killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. The accident is being investigated by the local police and the case has garnered national attention as self-driving cars were believed to be this next advancement in road safety that would halt preventable accidents such as this one. Sadly, it appears there is no silver bullet to the motor vehicle accident problem.