Texting and driving, a form of distracted driving, is increasingly becoming a major cause of car accidents in Florida and throughout the U.S. Just look at these recent texting and driving statistics: In 2020, a total of 3,142 lives were lost across the U.S. as a result of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In Florida … [Read more...] about Students Answer: How Might Florida’s New Texting & Driving Laws Impact Safety?
Here at Lorenzo & Lorenzo, we believe it’s essential to support and invest in our community through goodwill actions that help people live better lives. We’ve long had a passion for providing opportunities for those pursuing higher education, which is why we offer an annual scholarship to help remove some of the barriers to paying for college. Texting and driving has become … [Read more...] about Lorenzo Scholarship Winner: How Florida’s New Texting & Driving Laws Impact Safety
Over 41 years ago, on May 9, 1980, one of the worst maritime disasters in Tampa Bay’s history occurred. A violent storm shook the waves so hard that a freighter, the Summit Venture, struck the Sunshine Skyway Bridge at 7:33 a.m. Several passenger cars, a pickup truck and a Greyhound bus toppled 150 feet into the water. Only 1 man survived. Originally built in 1954 with 2 lanes, … [Read more...] about 41st Anniversary of Tampa’s Sunshine Skyway Bridge Disaster
In case you missed it, Lorenzo & Lorenzo recently wrapped a privately-funded scholarship contest where we asked college students to write a 300-500 word essay about whether or not they think non-citizens should be able to obtain a driver’s license. Currently, only a handful of states (and the District of Columbia) offer driving privileges to unauthorized immigrants. Here … [Read more...] about Should All Floridians Be Able to Get a Driver’s License, Even Undocumented Immigrants? (We Asked College Students)
There’s no such thing as being too careful during a pandemic, yet cases of coronavirus have skyrocketed as states gently reopen. Florida is among those states that have opened up non-essential businesses and beaches. As of May 12, 2020, the state reported a total of 41,923 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 4,362 cases were in the Tampa Bay area. As of June 25, that number … [Read more...] about Florida Nursing Homes Face Lawsuits Post-Coronavirus