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Do pickup trucks pose more of a threat to smaller cars than SUVs?

Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and pickup trucks have grown in popularity in recent years. According to Automobile Magazine, they now make up roughly 67 percent of the automobile market in the United States. Over the past few decades, large SUVs were considered a menace to occupants of smaller cars. A new study by the Insurance...

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Florida drivers soon to be ticketed for using handheld devices in school and work zones

On July 1, a Florida law was passed banning the use of handheld devices in school and work zones — yet allowing hands-free use of Bluetooth technology. Florida drivers have been advised by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) that as of October 1, they can be stopped and issued a warning for...

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AAA says that in-vehicle infotainment systems are more distracting for older drivers

AAA has found that simplifying designs of “in-vehicle infotainment systems" could help drivers, especially older ones, avoid crashes. Drivers taking their eyes off the road for just two seconds doubles the risk of a crash. Technology intended for progress backfires if a driver finds it too complicated to tune a radio or program a navigation...

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The Numbers Don't Lie: A Florida Attorney Weighs in on Staggering Lake County Crash Data

We hear about them frequently on the news but have drivers not learned anything from the unusually high number of fatal crashes each year? Every day, families throughout Florida are devastated by the loss of a loved one or an incapacitating injury. Yet people still drive excessively fast around intersections and areas where pedestrians and...

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Cars with the highest crash risk that you should know about

iSeeCars.com researchers analyzed data from 2013-2017 to determine fatal accident rates for more than 25 million used cars sold in those model years, according to 24/7 Wall St. Researchers found 14 cars – subcompact, compact and sports vehicles – with a fatality rate more than double the overall average of 2.6 fatalities per billion miles driven....

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How distracted drivers are putting emergency responders at risk

Emergency responders are facing greater risks of getting injured or killed in the age of smart phones. That’s because an alarming number of drivers in the United States take photos or shoot video of responders who are helping people involved in a fire or crash. According to a National Safety Council (NSC) article, these distracted...

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A central Florida lawyer gives guidance on seniors and car accidents

Struggling to change lanes and slower reaction times are among issues that arise for some senior citizens after a certain age. U.S. News & World Report found that no one-size-fits-all answer applies to the emotionally charged question of whether there is an age limit for drivers. Seniors are individuals, which means some continue driving well...

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Why Florida is the Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians

The advocacy group Smart Growth America recently examined accident statistics from across the US to determine which states had the highest rates of pedestrian accidents. Florida topped the list. From 2008-2017, roughly 50,000 people lost their lives when they were hit by a car while walking around Florida. That’s more than 5,500 people every year....

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A Florida Attorney Discusses Rollover Car Accidents

Imagine: one minute, you’re driving on the I-4. The next minute, you’re upside down and may even be ejected from your vehicle. This is reality for victims of rollover car crashes. These accidents are scary, deadly, and more common for central Floridians who drive an SUV or truck.   Rare but deadly The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) explains that rollover accidents...

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Tavares Office
205 E Burleigh Blvd Tavares, FL 32778
Phone:(352) 343-7400
Inverness Office
508 W Main St #101 Inverness, FL 34450
Phone:(352) 637-3900
The Villages Office
8564 E County Rd 466 #204A
The Villages, FL 32162
Phone:(352) 753-2833
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Phone:(352) 394-1312