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Holding the right people accountable after a DUI accident

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.

1 dead, 4 injured in Florida rollover car accident

A serious single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of one individual and sent four more to local hospitals, according to local law enforcement. Florida Highway Patrol responded to the rollover car accident in the afternoon of May 21. The driver has not been charged with a crime at this time, but authorities have indicated their investigation is still underway. 

Horrific car accident in Florida leaves 8 dead

Police are still investigating how a church van full of parishioners ended up in a canal early on March 30. Florida authorities responded to the single-car accident that left eight people tragically dead and another 10 in local hospitals. As the driver is among the deceased, it is unlikely criminal charges will be filed in this case, though legal action may still be taken. 

Florida highway trooper faces charges in car accident

A highway patrolman is facing criminal charges after rear-ending an SUV, according to local news. Florida Highway Patrol has reported that the trooper was not responding to an emergency call at the time of the car accident that injured two other individuals. They have not elaborated on what charges the trooper might be facing. 

Car accident on I-95 in Florida leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt

The Florida Highway Patrol has reported that a two-vehicle crash killed one person and injured another. Florida police shut down all southbound lanes of I-95 to investigate the two-car accident on the evening of Aug. 30. So far, no charges have been filed in association with this case, and thankfully, no one else was injured in the accident.

Why you shouldn't engage in distracted driving

Readers may or may not have heard that April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Although the month of April is over, it is worth repeating that the purpose of the campaign is obviously to further public education on the dangers of taking one's attention off the task of driving. Here's one good reason to avoid distracted driving: almost 39,000 accidents were caused in the state of Florida in 2013 because of distracted driving. Those crashes resulted in over 33,000 injuries and 201 deaths.

Feds investigate catastrophic California accident

Some motor vehicle accidents are significant enough to gain national attention. Such an accident, as readers probably already have heard, took place last week in northern California. The accident, which involved a FedEx truck and a motor coach bus carrying over 40 people, ended up killing five high school students. In addition, three adult chaperones and the drivers of the truck and the bus died.

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