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Using Technologies to Prevent Wrong-Way Car Crashes in West Palm Beach

When wrong way car accidents happen, this type of collision is disproportionately likely to be deadly or to cause serious injuries. Wrong-way collisions are especially dangerous because drivers hit head-on in most cases, which results in significantly greater velocity and a magnified crash impact. Wrong way accidents frequently occur at high speeds as well, because...

Category: Car Accidents

Why Seek Medical Attention after a Rear-End Crash in West Palm Beach?

Florida is a no fault insurance state. Every driver has to have personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage.  Drivers also have the option to buy liability insurance, but don't have to purchase bodily injury liability coverage by law. Most drivers do buy a liability policy. After a rear-end crash happens, all involved parties can usually...

More Car Crashes in Florida in 2015 Means Motorists Must Work on Road Safety

In the first half of 2015, there were 1,441 deaths in motor vehicle collisions across Florida. The prior year, there were 1,114 accidents causing death during the same time period. In 2013, there were 1,172 fatalities during the same months. National Safety Council (NSC) reports there was a 29 percent increase in car accident fatalities...

Planning a Holiday Road Trip? Tips to Avoid Car Crashes

Throughout Florida, holiday celebrations are taking place everywhere. Many people travel to stay with friends and family during this time of year, so they can share the festive season with those they love. Unfortunately, taking road trips or simply driving to a friend's house for a party can be more risky during this time of...

How to Reduce Pedestrian Accidents in Palm Beach County?

As winter approaches, Palm Beach County and South Florida are experiencing the snowbird effect. The year-round residents are seeing more and more of the people from the cold weather states who spend October through March in the Sunshine State.   When you combine the snowbird effect with the general growth of population and a steady...

More Marijuana Users Can Mean More DUI crashes in West Palm Beach

Virtually every motorist in Palm Beach County including Wellington, West Palm Beach  and all of South Florida knows that driving after consuming alcohol can significantly increase the risk of a car accident. Public education campaigns have been remarkably successful in reducing the drunk driving rate since the 1970s, which has in-turn significantly reduced the overall rate...

Category: Car Accidents

Putting a Price Tag on Reducing West Palm Beach Rear-End Accidents

The prevention of rear-end collisions is a very important goal. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported that around a third of collisions in 2013 were rear-end accidents and that in a large number of these collisions, the driver of the rear vehicle either did not get to fully brake or did not even...

Category: Car Accidents
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