Waymo Plans to Test its Self-Driving Vehicles in Florida
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Waymo Plans to Test its Self-Driving Vehicles in Florida

Self-driving cars are soon headed for the streets of Florida.  Self-driving vehicle manufacturer Waymo, a subsidiary of the same parent company that also owns Google, recently announced that it would begin test-driving its self-driving vehicles on Florida’s roads.  The company is doing so to further refine the ability of its vehicles, and in particular the…

Road Rage: Not a Wise Choice
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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. …

Florida Governor Signs Legislation Meant to Crack Down on Texting and Driving
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Florida Governor Signs Legislation Meant to Crack Down on Texting and Driving

Florida recently passed legislation that would make a major change to the way the state treats texting and driving. The new law was passed by the Florida Legislature during its most recent session and was signed by Governor DeSantis. When it goes into effect on July 1, this new law will give police an increased ability…