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Category Archives: Car Accidents

TeenDriver

National Teen Driver Safety Week Is October 17-23, 2021

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) announced their recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and public safety partners across Florida. The campaign runs from October 17-23 and aims to educate teens and their caregivers on safe driving practices and remind them… Read More »

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Roadway

A Reminder To Share The Road As ‘Snowbird Season’ Begins In South Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

With the arrival of October in Florida comes shorter days, cooler weather, and the beginning of snowbird season. While some northerners don’t come down to Southern Florida until after the holidays, many make the trek as soon as Autumn sets in. And more people also means more vehicles on the road. The Florida Department… Read More »

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DruggedDriving

What Is Drug-Impaired Driving?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

There has been far less research on drug-impaired driving compared to alcohol-impaired driving, probably because DUI’s are so much more prevalent. But one large factor leading to the increased interest in addressing the problem of drug-impaired driving, is the decriminalization and legalization of marijuana in many states across the US. We must note that… Read More »

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UpsetDriver

NHTSA Releases Q1 2021 Traffic Fatality Estimates

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Car accidents are always awful, but when someone is badly hurt or killed in a car accident, it is truly a tragedy. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration keeps track of how many fatal car accidents there are every year to try to learn from the cause of the car… Read More »

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RoadRage

7 Shocking Statistics About Road Rage

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Road rage, also referred to as aggressive driving, is unfortunately very common. Aggressive driving has been a problem for a while, but lately, it seems to be getting worse. Whether it’s life in the pandemic or simply increased reporting, incidents of screaming, rude gestures, and sometimes even violence on the road are no longer… Read More »

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4 Tips To Avoid Car Accidents

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a new study conducted by Finder, Florida made it to the top 10 list of worst drivers in America. The findings state that Florida ranked number 10 in 2020 due to the state’s average percentage of DUIs, uninsured drivers and fatal accidents. The top 10 states with the worst drivers all had… Read More »

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Autopilot

Tesla’s Autopilot System Under Federal Investigation Over Multiple Car Crashes

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it would be investigating Tesla’s Model Y, Model X, Model S and Model 3 cars after a series of car crashes involving its Autopilot system and parked emergency vehicles occurred, four of which happened this year. Tesla’s Autopilot system keeps the… Read More »

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I-95 In Miami Is Officially The Most Stressful Highway In The US

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A recent study released by FleetLogging, a site set up to provide a comprehensive overview of the ELD, fleet management and tracking industry in the United States, I-95 in Miami was found to be the most stressful highway in the country. For its research, FleetLogging analyzed 60,000 tweets containing the word ’traffic’ to identify the most stressful driving… Read More »

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Car Accident Injuries: When To File A Lawsuit Vs. Settling Out Of Court

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Being injured in a car accident is traumatic enough, but deciding whether to file a personal injury lawsuit can add to that stress exponentially. There are other options you can pursue, such as settling the case out of court after an accident. So when should you consider suing instead of an out-of-court settlement? The… Read More »

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What Happens If Your Uber Crashes?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are more popular than ever and have become a cost-effective and convenient way of reaching your destination without having to worry about parking or having a drink while you’re out. But what happens if what you thought was going to be a safer and more convenient option… Read More »

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