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...]
Lorenzo Scholarship Winner: How 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...]
Should All Floridians Be Able to Get a Driver’s License, Even Undocumented Immigrants? (We Asked College Students)
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...]
Lorenzo Scholarship Winner: Should Immigrants Be Able to Get a Driver’s License?
Florida has long been home to a large number of immigrants, due in part to its proximity to several Caribbean nations. In fact, according to the American Immigration Council, 1 in 5 residents in the state is an immigrant, making up more than a fourth of Florida’s labor force. As such an integral part of Florida’s diverse communities, immigrants contribute greatly to the local … [Read more...]