Fatal Accident Delray Beach: Results in Civil Settlement and Criminal Charges Still Pending against Lamborghini	Driver
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Fatal Accident Delray Beach: Results in Civil Settlement and Criminal Charges Still Pending against Lamborghini Driver

A recent civil lawsuit stemming from a horrific September 2016 accident involving an Uber driver, an expensive sports car, and a hit and run in Delray Beach recently ended in a confidential settlement for the accident victim’s widow. According to WBPF’s original news report regarding the accident, the Uber driver, 82, was stopped at a…

Drag Racing on the Streets of South Florida:  A Persistent, Dangerous Problem that Can Have Deadly Consequences
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Drag Racing on the Streets of South Florida: A Persistent, Dangerous Problem that Can Have Deadly Consequences

Street racing is a major problem in many South Florida communities. Teenagers, young adults and even middle-aged and older drivers often endanger the lives and property of other individuals by recklessly driving at high speeds simply for a momentary thrill. In Hollywood in Broward County, a recent incident highlighted the dangers associated with street racing.  …

Despite Sharp Increases in Distracted Driving Crashes Across Florida and Palm Beach County, State Legislators Still Fail to Take Action on Distracted Driving
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Despite Sharp Increases in Distracted Driving Crashes Across Florida and Palm Beach County, State Legislators Still Fail to Take Action on Distracted Driving

As a recent article in the Palm Beach Post reminds Florida drivers, distracted driving is an affliction that is only becoming more and more prevalent on the roads of Palm Beach County as well as across Florida. According to records obtained by the newspaper from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the…

Nationwide Statistics Show a Spike in Pedestrian Deaths
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Nationwide Statistics Show a Spike in Pedestrian Deaths

According to a recent report from NBC News’s Miami affiliate, pedestrian deaths rose sharply nationwide in 2016 by nearly 11 percent to almost 6,000 pedestrian fatalities nationwide. These statistics are based on an analysis of state-level data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Administration. The report…