Tampa got its first look at driverless electric shuttles that are coming to downtown. The demonstrations were part of the Florida Automated Vehicle Summit that took place in Tampa this past week. Will you be riding in one of these on your daily commute?
Recently the Washington Post published an article that takes personal injury law, and puts it under a microscope. It takes a look at a handful of cases and takes into account researched statistics to discuss how the legal system uses race and gender to determine how much compensation victims or their families should receive when they are injured or killed. Read more about the surprising findings here.
The former New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs player was shot to death after engaging in an argument with another motorist at an intersection. The incident happened at about 2:34 PM in Terrytown, a suburb of New Orleans.
With the recent victory of Amendment 2 in Florida, comes the legalization of medical marijuana for patients with certain debilitating illness. Exactly how this new law will be implemented is still in the works, but is set to take effect in January.
Medical marijuana will be available with a prescription to over 450,000 estimated people suffering with debilitating illness. But what these thousands of people need to be aware of is that driving under the influence of medical marijuana, even if they are using it per the medicine’s rules is still illegal. Read more on medical marijuana and driving laws here.
This article takes the boring but important task of relying christmas safety tips and turns them into fun holiday analogies that actually make you want to double-check your safety. For example, “If your Christmas plans entail loading up the customary “little donkey”, then do take a look at HSE’s advice on vehicle safety. Donkeys might not be the standard mode of transportation these days – but that’s no excuse for skimping on safety!” Read the article here.
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