What if the Other Driver Lies to the Police?
202109.15
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What if the Other Driver Lies to the Police?

Someone turning left and speeding through an intersection, laying on his horn in an attempt to beat a red light, plows into your car as you accelerate from a green light with the right of way on a busy South Florida road in broad daylight. He smashes into your rear driver’s side door and trunk,…

Driving Rules for Roundabouts in Florida
202108.30
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Driving Rules for Roundabouts in Florida

Roundabouts are widely used throughout the rest of the world, but cities, towns and municipalities across the United States have been slow to adopt them despite the fact that many studies show them to be safer and more efficient at moving traffic through than traditional traffic lights.  Roundabouts in Florida are slowly beginning to be…

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Who Is At Fault In A Left Turn Car Accident?

One of the most confusing, and dangerous, maneuvers that anyone can perform in a motor vehicle is to make a left turn at an intersection where there is not a dedicated left turn signal.  This is particularly true where the law is misunderstood by many people.  Florida law is clear that, if an intersection lacks…

Study Shows Pedestrian Detection Equipment Not Fully Trustworthy
201910.09
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Study Shows Pedestrian Detection Equipment Not Fully Trustworthy

Confirming what many safety experts already knew, AAA recently released a report demonstrating that although the capabilities of many new vehicles’ safety features are steadily improving, they cannot be considered reliable just yet.  Specifically, the study found that the systems used by many new cars to detect pedestrians are not nearly advanced or skilled enough…

Fort Myers Fatality Shines Spotlight on Florida Hit-and-Run Accidents
201909.15
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Fort Myers Fatality Shines Spotlight on Florida Hit-and-Run Accidents

A fatal accident in Fort Myers recently brought the issue of hit-and-run fatalities into the Florida news yet again.  The accident involved a motorist who killed a mother of eight and then fled the scene of the accident on foot.  Thankfully, police were able to catch the individual responsible, and he is now facing criminal…

Road Rage: Not a Wise Choice
201908.02
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Road Rage: Not a Wise Choice

In an episode demonstrating both the dangers of hit-and-run accidents as well as the similar dangers posed when motorists engage in road rage, a crash in Fort Lauderdale ended up in the news recently.  The accident, which took place in January 2019, was the feature of a news article by the automotive news website Carscoop. …

Florida Road Rage Accident on a Rainy Night Results in One Death and Two Fatalities
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Florida Road Rage Accident on a Rainy Night Results in One Death and Two Fatalities

A recent accident on a rainy night in Broward County highlighted the need to drive safely during the frequent rainstorms in this part of the Sunshine State.  It also highlighted how dangerous road rage can be, particularly in rainy or other inclement weather.  The accident was tragic, resulting in one death and two injured motorists. …