Teens in greatest danger on the road

Each year, approximately 3,000 teenagers are killed in motor vehicle accidents around the country. Experts are concerned that those numbers may grow since 2015 saw a reversal of a downward trend in traffic fatalities overall that lasted from 2007 to 2014. In 2015, deaths from motor vehicle accidents increased more than 7 percent over the [...]

2019-08-13T19:17:25+00:00Car Accidents|

Florida holds distracted drivers accountable

With so much technology on the dashboard these days, cars are no longer just a mode of transportation. Many people consider them part of themselves -- little bit of home they take with them wherever they go. Unfortunately, as technology has progressed, so has the number of distraction surrounding us at 70 mph on he [...]

2019-08-13T19:17:25+00:00Car Accidents|

Teen drivers at additional risk during summer months

Attractions like Disney World make Florida one of the country's most popular vacation destinations, but all of that additional traffic makes driving in the Sunshine State particularly dangerous during the summer months. According to the AAA, more people die on the nation's roads in the 100 days following the Memorial Day weekend than at any [...]

2016-06-08T14:17:11+00:00Car Accidents|

Road Ranger hurt in four-vehicle accident

A two-vehicle crash on May 26 in Tampa became more complicated when a utility truck hit the Road Ranger vehicle that responded to the initial crash. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that took place at about 7 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge. A collision between a Chevy [...]

Despite knowing the dangers, people are still driving distracted

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over six million motor vehicle accidents resulting in more than 30,000 fatalities and 2.3 million injuries were reported to law enforcement officials across the U.S. in 2014. Making matters worse, preliminary statistics from the NHTSA reveal that traffic fatalities increased by an astounding 9.3 percent during the [...]

2019-08-13T19:17:28+00:00Car Accidents|