Driving is such a normal part of many of our lives that we tend to feel like we can do it on autopilot. For many, this develops into a false confidence that we’re capable of driving while doing something else. Enter distracted driving—a continually growing cause of motor vehicle injuries and deaths. In fact, distracted driving was the cause of the accident that happened in … [Read more...] about Multi-Vehicle Crash on Tampa’s Gandy Bridge Caused by Distracted Driver
Unfortunately, injuries and fatalities happen on Florida roads on a far-too-frequent basis. Tragically, it happens so often that many of us have grown desensitized to the news headlines. For example, not long ago 2 people were killed in a multi-vehicle collision on State Road 400, better known as I-4 to Florida drivers, and 3 other drivers were severely injured. On July 31, … [Read more...] about 5 Cars, 3 Injuries, 2 Deaths, 1 Crash: Why Pileup Car Crashes Are So Dangerous
Parking lots are one of the most common places where Florida drivers get into an auto accident. This can happen while trying to parallel park and hitting or bumping another vehicle. Even if the damage is minor, there are steps that every driver should take if they’re in a car accident in Florida. Report the accident to the proper authorities If the damage from hitting another … [Read more...] about Help! What Do I Do If I Hit a Parked Car in Florida?
It may surprise some people to learn that a parking lot is one of the most dangerous places for a driver to be. About 50,000 accidents occur in parking lots each year, sometimes leading to serious injuries such as concussions, whiplash and even fatalities. Who’s at fault in a parking lot crash? In Florida, there are a number of important factors that will determine who was at … [Read more...] about What All Drivers Should Know About Parking Lot Accidents in Tampa, FL
According to U.S. News, the 3rd state on the list of states with the highest number of deadly car crashes is Florida. The Sunshine State reported 3,112 fatal wrecks in 2017 alone. The good news is it’s still an improvement from 2016, however small. With more and more states going “hands-free,” authorities are hopeful that fatal car crash statistics will continue to improve, … [Read more...] about Top Causes of Fatal Car Accidents in Florida