In June of 2015, Florida unveiled a safety campaign to address the problem of distracted driving. In an effort to encourage drivers to pull over in order to use their phones, the state has introduced "Safe Phone Zones" which include designated rest areas and welcome centers.
When a traffic signal is available, it is obvious who has the right-of-way. But what about when there is no signal, or no painted crosswalk?
Many Americans like to take full advantage of Labor Day weekend. From barbecues to hiking and other outdoor festivities, the holiday provides a much needed break from typical work obligations. Plus, it's a prime opportunity to visit with relatives and friends in nearby areas and adjoining areas.
Was your holiday season ruined by a drunk driver? Are you wondering how you are going to put your life back together after the accident? Do you want to hold the drunk driver responsible for his or her actions? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading.
Millions of Americans will be traveling near and far this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents will put a damper on some people's holiday celebrations, as more cars on the roads means a greater chance for accidents.
Texting while driving is illegal in Florida, but it still poses a huge problem in the state and everyone knows it. In fact, according to a recent poll by Kelly Blue Book, 97 percent of U.S. drivers surveyed said they consider distracted drivers to be their No. 1 concern on the roads. Distracted drivers were cited as more of a concern than drunk drivers, drivers with road rage and even poor weather conditions.
A state trooper and two private citizens were hurt after a crash on Interstate 95, local sources have confirmed. The Florida Highway Patrol trooper and two women were all taken to local hospitals after one of the women allegedly drove her vehicle into the trooper's squad car. Police are still trying to piece together the specifics of the car accident, and they have not yet filed charges.
A tragic crash has claimed two lives, according to local police sources. Both drivers involved in the car accident were killed on the Florida Turnpike after a head-on collision. Investigators are still piecing together what happened, and so far no conclusive statement has been made by law enforcement.
Two people are dead after a serious crash in St. Johns County the night of July 3, according to local sources. Charges are apparently pending as Florida police continue to investigate the car accident that claimed the lives of a couple around 10:00 p.m. It is not clear whether the other driver involved in the accident is currently in custody.
A serious crash in Clay County has left five people dead and two children in a local hospital, according to local news. Florida authorities responded to the two-car accident on June 15. So far, police have not determined exactly what caused the car accident, but their investigation is continuing in the wake of this terrible tragedy.