How to Handle Heavy Traffic

Let’s face it, when you are coming home at 5:00 pm from work, you already know what you are going to be faced with: rush hour traffic. We all know rush hour traffic is not the usual steady flow of cars but rather stop and...

Preventing Bathroom Falls

Preventing Bathroom Falls   80% percent of senior falls occur in the bathroom. This does not mean that the younger generation is not prone to the risk of slip and falls as well. It is estimated that approximately 235,000 people ages 15 and older make a trip...

Slip and Fall Statistics

When you think of the different types of injury-causing accidents what accidents come to mind? Usually, the most common ones we think about are automobile crashes, wrongful death and medical malpractice. What some of us fail to realize is that the chances of being involved...

How to Have a Safe and Enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to the summer. It’s a three-day weekend so people like to make the most out of it and go out of town or spend their weekend at the beach and basically go outside in general. Whether you’re going...

Driving with Pets is Distracting

Dogs love going for a ride in the car with their owners. Oftentimes you may be driving down the road and see a dog sticking its head out the window, or sometimes you may see the dog sitting on their owner’s lap. Perhaps you even...

How Roadway Design Can Cause Accidents

When car accidents happen, we usually tend to first believe it was due to one of the driver’s fault, but accidents don’t always occur due to driver error. Sometimes, simply the road may be to blame. Research has found that dangerous roadway conditions rank among...

Boating Safety Tips for Summer

Summer is not here yet, but the weather is still warmer and will only get warmer. Summer is a popular time for people to go boating, whether it’s on lakes or the ocean. But although boats are fun, they can also be dangerous if the...

Making Proper U-Turns

A common mistake prevalent in the state of Florida is making legal U-turns. Many drivers have common misconceptions about when they have the right of way or when it is appropriate to make a U-turn. But such a common and simple maneuver oftentimes is the...

Neglecting The Turn Signal: A Common Driver Mistake

It is clear what the turn signal is for and what drivers should be doing when turning of changing lanes in traffic. You’re supposed to signal your intent to turn right or left continuously during the possibility of changing direction or lane not less than...

How to Prevent a Rear-End Collision in Rainy Weather

Florida is known for its sunshine. Ironically, it’s also known for its rainy weather. And with spring here and summer aka hurricane season soon to come, rain will be quite common. When the roads are wet, your chance of being involved in an accident increases....