Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota in Road Rage Incident after Pick-Up Truck Driver Swerves Into Him in Fit of Rage

Motorcyclist Injured in Sarasota

A motorcyclist in Sarasota was recently injured after another motorist deliberately swerved directly into the motorcyclist in a fit of road rage after the two had engaged in an argument.  According to a report immediately after the accident by a local ABC News affiliate, and a second report two days later,  a video taken by a bystander captured the entire series of recent events in Sarasota.  Read more

Distracted Driving in Florida: On the Rise and Unlikely to Change Any Time Soon

Distracted Driving in Florida:

In honor of Distracted Driving Month in April, recently released statistics from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) showed that 2017 was the worst year on record for accidents involving distracted drivers in Florida.

In addition, even though more than 50,000 accidents occurred in 2017 that were attributed to driver inattention, the recent failure of proposed legislation in the Florida Senate that would have made texting a primary offense for which police officers could pull over and ticket drivers will mean this trend will not show any signs of slowing. Read more

New Year’s Road Safety Resolutions Can Save Your Life

Safety Resolutions

Many people do not consider making road safety a New Year’s Resolution. However, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are recognized as a dangerous time of year for both pedestrians and motorists.  That means, many people who are slack about roadway safety during this period and the rest of the year, could be at risk of being killed or injured in an accident. As such, they may not get a chance to follow through on any of their more exciting New Year’s resolutions. Road safety resolutions may save your life. Read more

Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Tampa, the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in a Week

Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Accident in Tampa, the Sixteenth Fatality in the Tampa Bay Area in a Week

A female pedestrian died in a hit and run accident outside Tampa recently, marking the sixteenth fatality in a motor vehicle accident in the greater Tampa area in a single week.  Read more