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As Florida Traffic Deaths Rise, Troopers Crack Down on Aggressive Driving

Florida law enforcement agencies are taking a stand against aggressive drivers, following a historic rise in deadly crashes here and throughout the country. Florida Highway Patrol troopers have committed in various operations - including Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) - to specifically watch for aggressive drivers. These include motorists who are tailgating, speeding and...

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Can Self-Balancing Technology Help Prevent Motorcycle Accidents?

While there is a lot of attention on self-driving cars, new technologies being developed for motorcycles that haven't yet garnered the same amount of coverage.  Don't let the lack of headlines fool you: There are some exciting motorcycle tech developments underway. Some of the most popular manufacturers of motorcycles, including both Honda and BMW, are working on new...

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Share-the-Road Accidents With Cyclists

Many drivers engage in behaviors which cause bicycle riders to be in danger. There are a lot of reasons for this. One problem is sometimes drivers simply do not realize what it takes to keep a bike rider safe. Another issue is drivers are sometimes unwilling to do what it takes to protect bicycle riders because...

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Florida Road Rage Incident Turns Fatal

In Florida, a recent road rage incident resulted in a fatality. The victim of this particular road rage incident had a long history of troubling confrontations with drivers. The current victim was the aggressor in a previous fatal road rage incident, killing a 48-year-old man.  In this particular situation, the current victim may have been the...

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New Plans for Pedestrians in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Florida is one of four states in the United States where 42 percent of pedestrian deaths take place, according to Governors' Highway Safety Association. Florida needs to do better in providing safe spaces for pedestrians. Altamonte Springs in Seminole County is taking an important step towards encouraging walking and increase pedestrian safety.  While construction of...

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Cars Cause Most Florida Motorcycle Accidents

Last year, motorcycle accident deaths surged 10 percent. This substantial increase in fatalities was likely caused by more people on the roads and low gas prices, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.  It is a troubling increase made more troubling by the fact death rates in motorcycle accidents are expected to remain high in 2016....

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