E-Scooter injury numbers are on the rise across the U.S. and it is just a matter of time they start in Tampa.
Hurricane Safety Guide Hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and ends on November 30. In the past two years, Florida had to endure both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Michael. This hurricane season is expected to have an average level of activity, with approximately 13 named storms, only two of those possibly developing into major… Read More
Tampa is expected to be one of the top Memorial Day travel destinations in 2019.
Florida bans texting while driving by making it a primary offense. The law takes effect on July 1. 2019.
What is Dram Shop Liability? The Dram Shop Liability Law in Florida that says someone who knowingly serves a person “habitually addicted” to alcohol can be liable for injury or damage caused by or resulting from that person’s drunkenness. This is called “Dram Shop” Liability. These cases are very difficult to prove and are usually lengthy,… Read More
When you think of getting into a head-on car crash, it is common to assume that the safest place to be is in the back seat. However, a recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that rear passengers might actually be in more danger in a head-on caar crash than those in… Read More
Drivers Beware – PSA on Distractions The National Safety Council (NSC) recognizes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and while many ignore the warnings, the consequences can be devastating. According to the NSC, “There is no safe way to use a cell phone while driving – even hands free. Distracted driving takes many forms, but… Read More
As springtime peeks her head out from underneath the snow, the rest of the world seems to follow suit. People who have been trapped indoors for months are ready for sunshine and warmer temperatures. Bikers and walkers take to the streets in search of exercise and fresh air. With the warmer weather comes various dangers… Read More
When a motor vehicle accident occurs, especially in pedestrian or bicycling cases, often times a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the outcome. As far as all brain injuries go, one occurs every 9 seconds in the U.S. March is Brain Injury Awareness month and we want to help spread awareness of this issue. As personal… Read More
Tampa Pedestrians & Cyclists Should Be Worried About Their Safety Now, this isn’t all gloomy news. Pedestrian deaths in Hillsborough County did show a decrease last year. Roads have improved, more people are educated on road safety but that is not enough. Across the entire Tampa Bay Region though, the picture is a lot less… Read More