Florida Pedestrian Law: What You Need to Know
202012.23
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Florida Pedestrian Law: What You Need to Know

Florida pedestrian accidents occur with alarming frequency.  Simply put, the Sunshine State is a dangerous state for pedestrians and, in fact, is often rated as the most dangerous state in the country for pedestrians. It contains many of the most dangerous cities in the country for pedestrians on every annual ranking. With every year that…

Pedestrian Safety Tips for South Florida
202008.26
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Pedestrian Safety Tips for South Florida

South Florida, with life built around car ownership and use with its many freeways and roads, is not among the more pedestrian-friendly metropolitan areas in the country.  Indeed, as anyone who has ever tried to get around South Florida without a car knows, a person’s options can be very limited in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm…

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…

Another Florida Pedestrian Accident Highlights Road Danger
201909.24
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Another Florida Pedestrian Accident Highlights Road Danger

A pedestrian accident at an intersection in Palm Beach Gardens has highlighted the need for municipal authorities in Palm Beach County and in other communities throughout Florida to take steps ensuring pedestrian safety on Florida’s roadways.  Intersections throughout the Sunshine State often may have broken or malfunctioning walk signals or may be closed or under…

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…