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February 2018 Archives

The risks of distracted driving for young motorists

Distracted driving is a problem in Florida and across the country. From texting to distracting infotainment systems in vehicles, there are many things that can cause a driver to divert his or her eyes and attention from the road. This type of negligent behavior is very risky, greatly increasing the chances of an accident.

When a neck injury is far worse than whiplash

You may have started your day running through the list of things you needed to take care of that day. As you drove to your first destination, your plans suddenly changed, perhaps for much longer than you anticipated. You never saw the other vehicle coming, but you definitely felt the impact.

Identifying the signs and symptoms of a serious whiplash injury

A car accident can occur in the blink of an eye, and the aftermath could leave you somewhat shaken up and uncertain of what just took place. Following a serious accident, your first reaction could be to seek medical attention, but if you feel fine at the time, you may feel this step is unnecessary.

When another driver's daydreaming lands you in the hospital

Navigating Florida highways can be extremely challenging at times, if not downright frightening. If you regularly travel these roadways, you might be used to it by now. However, that doesn't mean you don't get startled or frustrated when another driver cuts you off or veers across the yellow line, placing you at risk for collision. Many times, distracted driving is the culprit behind poor driving skills. The problem is that you can't always tell if a nearby motorist is properly focused or not.

Understanding the dangers you may face as a pedestrian

As winter weather has set in for certain parts of the country, many individuals may choose the comfort of the inside of a car over walking from place to place. However, with warmer weather year-round in Florida, you may prefer to do most of your traveling via the sidewalk.