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Florida collision prompts the need for medical airflight

Florida roadways are often busy during morning hours. From people commuting to and from work to students and faculty traveling to school, traffic often gets backed up to a standstill. The more vehicles on the road at any given moment, the greater the chance that a car accident might occur.

Did a Florida driver cause your car accident injuries?

Navigating Florida highways can be challenging, especially during rush hour traffic. If there happens to be a distracted driver or one that is acting under the influence of alcohol in your midst, you may be at great risk for serious injuries if a collision occurs. Recovering from car accident injuries can be a long, arduous experience.

Florida car accident: Who had the right of way?

When multiple motorists approach a Florida intersection or merge in traffic at the same time, an otherwise uneventful road trip can quickly become hectic. While there are traffic laws and safety regulations to which every driver must adhere, there is often confusion and driver error concerning rights of way. A recent collision occurred where this issue appears to have been a causal factor.

Did a Florida car accident make you lose time at work?

There's no telling what type of danger may be lurking on a Florida roadway when you get behind the wheel to drive. While most road trips are rather uneventful save perhaps the irritation of being stuck in traffic or at a red light that seems to last forever, others can suddenly take a turn for the worse if another driver is negligent or reckless. In fact, a car accident may not only have immediate consequences, such as a personal injury, but can have long-term negative repercussions as well.

Is distracted driving more prevalent among Apple users?

Car accidents are a daily occurrence in Florida and across the country. Unfortunately, more and more of these accidents are caused by distracted driving. Too many individuals feel the urge to check their phones, send a text, make a call or check social media when they should be focused on driving. Could the type of device a driver has affect the level of distraction?

Charges pending following Florida car accident

All Florida drivers must comply with all traffic laws and safety regulations. Doing so, however, does not guarantee that every motorist will comply. A horrific head-on collision occurred on Christmas Eve that has resulted in charges pending against the driver of one of the vehicles. When a car accident results in fatalities, as this one did, property damage is merely the tip of the iceberg when determining the financial consequences of the collision.

Car accident injuries can be a major setback to your holidays

The holiday season is once again underway in Florida and across the country, which means there is likely to be a lot more traffic than usual. Whether you're simply trying to get to work on time or are venturing out on a holiday shopping trip, it pays to leave the house ahead of schedule so you won't be late if you get stuck in traffic. With more vehicles on the road at this time of year, the chances of suffering car accident injuries increase.

Navigating recovery after car accident injuries in Florida

It's safe to assume that a car accident occurs somewhere in Florida every day. At times, you may be at greater risk for being involved in such an incident, such as when you approach a busy intersection or are traveling in congested traffic on a highway. There may be little to nothing you can do to avoid getting hit, especially if a distracted or drunk driver is in your midst. If you suffer car accident injuries that are moderate to severe, it can have a significant negative impact on your life in the weeks or months that follow the collision.

Safety of autonomous vehicles called into question

As automotive manufacturers and technology companies alike continue to push forward with the development of self-driving vehicles, residents in Florida will have to decide just how comfortable they are with these new modes of transportation. Many studies have been done in the last few years measuring the general comfort level among consumers with autonomous vehicles. Some of the most recent of these studies have shown that consumer confidence has waned in the wake of some rather high-profile accidents involving these vehicles.

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