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What Does the Flashing Yellow Left-Turn Signal Mean?

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The Palm Beach Post recently reported that drivers in Boynton Beach are having to adjust to the installation of several flashing yellow arrow signals that allow left-hand turns against oncoming traffic. County traffic officials say the yellow flashing arrow makes roads safer and moves traffic more efficiently than the solid circular green indicator it… Read More »


Avoiding Vehicle Collisions With Wild Animals

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Bay News 9 recently reported that two more endangered Florida panthers have been found dead in just two days after being hit by vehicles. According to officials, this brings the total number of deaths this year to 26. While Florida panthers once roamed the entire Southeast, these days their habitat is mostly confined to… Read More »


Preventing the Tragic Implications of Collisions Between Trains and Vehicles at a Crossing

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The Orlando Sentinel recently reported that a grandmother and her grandsons were tragically killed at a Florida crossing in a collision with an Amtrak train. The 58-year-old woman and the two 10-year-old boys were on their way to a camping trip in western Palm Beach County when the accident happened. The three were headed… Read More »


The Problem With Wrong-Way Accidents

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Unfortunately, wrong-way driving poses a significant threat to Floridians and represents a substantial risk of causing a car accident here in the Sunshine State. For example, the Orlando Sentinel recently reported that a 37-year-old Kissimmee man died after driving the wrong way  in Osceola County. The early morning collision reportedly occurred when the driver… Read More »


Safe Driving For Older Drivers

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Florida is a popular residential location for older people, some of who arrive every winter to temporarily escape the cold back home and others who make the Sunshine State their residence year-round. The Sunshine State is well known for being an accepting and diverse place that welcomes people from every background. However, the large… Read More »


The Tragic Injuries Resulting From Logging Truck Accidents

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Local 10 News recently reported that a driver made it out alive after he rear-ended a logging truck and his car was impaled by logs from the front windshield to the back window. Authorities have asserted that he apparently was leaning down to get something he had dropped when he ran into the log… Read More »


Understanding Vehicle Ejections

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Driving and riding in cars has become such a routine part of most people’s lives that we often forget how quickly everything can change and how serious the consequences can be. However, the truth is that we all take a risk when we climb behind the wheel of a car. And even if you… Read More »


What You Should Do After Your Child is Involved in a Car Accident

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Local 10 News recently reported that five children had to be taken to hospital after a recent school bus collision. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue has stated that a tractor-trailer and pickup truck were also involved in the early morning collision that occurred just south of Lake Okeechobee near the Hendry County line. In… Read More »


The Importance of Police Reports in a Personal Injury Case

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Many people are hesitant to call the police after a car accident. Some people are afraid that the police may place blame on them for causing the crash. Others may assume they can simply work things out with the other driver on their own. However, even if the crash seems relatively minor at first,… Read More »


Avoid ‘Fall’-ing For an Autumn Driving Hazard

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This time of year, cooler temperatures and changing leaves constantly remind us all that we are in the midst of fall. But in addition to changing weather and scenery, fall also brings different factors that affect driving conditions. While enjoying the season, every driver must undertake steps to remain safe because, unfortunately, accidents often… Read More »

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