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What to Know About Ridesharing Accidents in Florida

By Musleh Law Firm |

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft continue to gain in popularity around the world. They are a convenient way to get to your destination, especially to and from airports. Many people use them in lieu of taxis, especially in cities where taxis are expensive, unreliable, or not necessarily safe. In Florida, rideshare services are… Read More »

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Many drivers tune out when using automated vehicle safety systems

By Musleh Law Firm |

Automakers have developed automated safety technology that can reduce motor vehicle accidents. Trouble arises, however, when drivers of these modern vehicles in Florida rely on the automated systems too much. A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concluded that some drivers stop paying attention to the road because they place too much… Read More »

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Bill aims to standardize drunk driving prevention equipment

By Musleh Law Firm |

Work-related fatalities in Florida and around the country rose by 2% to 5,250 in 2018 according to figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Dec. 17. Transportation incidents such as motor vehicle accidents were the leading cause of workplace fatalities, but the BLS figures also reveal an alarming increase in overdose… Read More »

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Technology can help alleviate distracted driving

By Musleh Law Firm |

Technological advancements have improved life for people globally, but in many cases, there has been a lag time, disconnect or outright contradiction between what the technologies can effectively do and what is a higher and better end use. For instance, many Florida drivers find the increased capabilities of ‘smart” cars enticing but also distracting… Read More »

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How to stay safe on the winter roads

By Musleh Law Firm |

Florida roads can still become icy and snowy in the winter, so drivers will want to know how they can stay safe during this season. It all starts with knowing a few basic facts. For example, the faster a person drives, the less traction there is on the road. Since icy and wet roads… Read More »

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NHTSA reports on 2018 traffic fatalities

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Florida drivers may be safer on the roads than in some previous years, but pedestrians may be at a greater risk. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2018, fatalities from motor vehicle accidents dropped for the second year in a row, and estimates from the first half of 2019 show the… Read More »

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Some types of distracted driving are more dangerous

By Musleh Law Firm |

Distracted driving poses a significant threat to safety on the Florida roadways. A growing number of serious car accidents are linked to drivers paying attention to their mobile phones, tablets or other devices while operating a vehicle. One study released for Teen Driver Safety Week draws particular attention to the prevalence of teen distracted… Read More »

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Safety technologies could reduce car accident risk

By Musleh Law Firm |

Many drivers in Florida have noticed an increasing amount of automated safety features offered on cars when they go to buy a new vehicle. Some might wonder how much value they have. While fully self-driving cars are still some time into the future, automated features aim to help drivers and make the roads safer…. Read More »

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The consequences of drunk driving

By Musleh Law Firm |

Drunk driving crashes kill more than 10,000 people every year in Florida and across the U.S. Alcohol is known to negatively affect the central nervous system, and even a small amount of it can cause drivers to have divided attention or impaired judgment-making abilities. If they drive with a blood alcohol concentration of .08… Read More »

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Subaru Crosstrek tops list of cars with most crashes in U.S.

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The 2019 Subraru Crosstrek was a top safety pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and yet this same car topped the list of 10 newer vehicles that have been involved in the most at-fault car crashes. Drivers in Florida may want to see if their vehicle has made the list, which is… Read More »

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