Jogging is a great pastime for those in Florida who can take advantage of the state's mild temperatures year-round. Sadly, a recent accident involving an automobile claimed the life of one jogger and injured another.
Even the most cautious of motorcyclists can find themselves in a vulnerable position while on the road. This is exemplified by a freak motorcycle accident in Florida that recently claimed the lives of two people.
When a young adult is killed in an auto accident it is a tragedy for their loved ones and their community. Yet when four young adults are killed in a single accident the results of the crash are exponentially devastating.
Accidents involving bicyclists are all too common. After all, bicyclists in Florida have the right to traverse the roads of Florida along with automobiles. However, a bicyclist can be difficult to see. This is especially true when the bicyclist is a child.
Even when winter weather strikes, drivers in Florida are under a duty to operate their motor vehicles in a manner that is reasonable and safe. This means driving only as fast as weather conditions permit and taking extra time when decelerating or accelerating. This is especially true for drivers of tractor-trailers, whose extra-large vehicles already take special care to safely operate.
Car accidents are an unfortunate reality in the state of Florida. In fact, in 2012 over 2,400 people died in traffic accidents statewide. One recent incident at a Florida intersection left one person dead and injured another.
Kids in Florida's mild temperatures, fresh air and abundant sunshine will take every opportunity possible to ride their bikes, scooters or skateboards. Unfortunately, tragedy has struck one family whose son died in an accident involving an automobile.
Most of the time the day-to-day journeys drivers in Florida take in a car are uneventful. But it only takes a blink of an eye for an accident to occur that can have a major impact on a victim's life.
The holidays are a time of travel for many Florida residents who take to the roads to visit friends and relatives. Unfortunately, the danger of a car accident is an ever-present reality that could affect drivers and passengers any time of the year.
As people all over the world ring in the New Year, two Florida teenagers are coping with the tragic loss of their mother.
Two days before Christmas, the 46-year-old single mother of two was riding her motorcycle when a minivan pulled out in front of her. Witnesses who saw the accident claimed that the motorcyclist flew off of the bike in the impact and that the motorcycle then caught fire. The 52-year-old driver of the minivan stopped after the accident and told investigators that he simply did not see the motorcycle and driver before he pulled out.