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Distracted driving tips

The worst part of any commute is contending with the rest of the drivers around you. You have to keep your wits about you and focus on what you're doing or else you might end up in a car accident you can't afford.

Distracted driver collides with group of cyclists, killing one

Police say distracted driving and blinding sunlight are to blame for a crash involving a group of 14 bicyclists in Davie, Florida over Thanksgiving weekend. Several riders were injured and one woman, identified as Denise Marsh, 53, died after being transported to the hospital.

Car accidents: Speeding and DUI factors in fatal crash

Motor vehicle crashes occur for numerous reasons. Some car accidents are preventable while others may be simply beyond a driver's control. When an accident is preventable, it usually occurs due to the negligence of one or more drivers. Negligent drivers typically are responsible for the costs of the accident and can be held liable, depending on individual crash circumstances. Authorities believe that a recent Florida accident was preventable and report that alcohol likely contributed to the deadly crash.

Car accidents: Truck driver says his phone distracted him

Smartphones have changed our lives. A smartphone connects users to friends, family and the world through all the applications available for use. Unfortunately, studies have shown that use of a phone while driving can result in increased chances of car accidents. One Florida driver allegedly admitted that his recent accident was due to distraction by his cell phone.

Car accidents: Crash with school bus results in man's death

It could be said that there are more distractions around us than ever before. The volume of traffic on the roads, radios, notification alerts or calls on cell phones and other roadside distractions can easily divert a driver's attention off of the road. Unfortunately, a momentary diversion can result in horrific and tragic car accidents. Sadly, a recent collision with a Florida school bus has resulted in one man's death and injuries to others.

Car accidents: Teens die in fatal Tesla crash

Companies such as Tesla are introducing new motor vehicle technology on roadways. Although new technology often advances transportation and introduces new solutions to traditional fuel-operated vehicles, new issues may arise when used in everyday life. The National Transportation Safety Board recently launched an investigation involving one of Florida's recent fatal car accidents that involved a new Tesla vehicle.

Car accidents: 3 Florida teens injured in collision

High school seniors all across the country are nearing their graduation. There is excitement, fear and hope for the new future they anticipate beginning. Car accidents are not in the plans of graduates or their families, but they do occur. Unfortunately, accidents wreak havoc in a multitude of ways on the victim's lives and anyone connected to the victims. Sadly, an entire Florida community has been impacted by an accident involving three high school seniors just weeks before their graduation.

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