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How Can Local Drivers Avoid a Brandon Car Accident?

January 21, 2014

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The average driver files an accident claim once every 17.9 years, according to insurance industry estimates. While that figure suggests that most of us will need to deal with a motor vehicle accident of some kind at least once in our lives, there’s plenty that we can do to stay as safe as possible while […]

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Drivers Continue to Text While Driving Despite Knowing the Risks

January 7, 2014

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Recent educational campaigns designed to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving appear have been successful in raising awareness in just how dangerous this behavior really is. Unfortunately, it appears that the many people are continuing to text while at the wheel despite being aware of the dangers. Educational Campaigns to Decrease […]

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How Driver Fatigue Can Harm Brandon Area Residents

December 26, 2013

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Most drivers around Brandon know how dangerous drunk driving and texting while driving can be. Unfortunately, some drivers fail to realize that driving without enough sleep can be just as dangerous. Why is Driver Fatigue so Dangerous? One of the reasons that driver fatigue is so dangerous is that it becomes more difficult to realize […]

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Vehicle Malfunctions Can be Responsible for Car Accidents with Tragic Consequences

November 22, 2013

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It’s a nightmare that all too many drivers experienced, you’re driving along at highway speeds and the brakes fail, the accelerator sticks, or both. These are only two of the dozens, if not hundreds, of vehicle malfunctions that can befall motorists. What Can Happen? Besides faulty pedal-driven systems, a wide variety of vehicle malfunctions can […]

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Non-Profit Aims to Create Guideline for Vehicle Pet Safety Harnesses

November 21, 2013

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Not many people consider their pets to be projectiles capable of seriously injuring them. Sure, they might knock them down while licking their faces, but that’s about it. Recent data, however, indicates that pets riding in cars without a pet safety harness seat belt can become life-threatening missiles in a crash. Not only can a […]

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Are You Making this Common Child Car Seat Safety Mistake?

November 8, 2013

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The Centers for Disease Control and Protection stated that the leading cause of death for American children in 2006 was motor vehicle accidents. This statistic still holds true today as the current leading cause of childhood death in America remains auto accidents. What can parents do to prevent a child’s death in an accident? While […]

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Deter Teenage Distracted Driving with Smartphone Apps like LifeSaver

September 26, 2013

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A new app is hoping to put a dent in teenage distracted driving accidents. The app is called LifeSaver and is made by a company called Life Apps LLC. Statistics Regarding Distracted Driving According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 3,300 individuals were killed in 2011 due to distracted driving. An Ad […]

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Common Causes of Car Accident Injuries

September 23, 2013

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The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration reported in 2011 there were 29,757 fatal traffic incidents. Traffic accidents often cause injury that can be serious. The causes of car accident injuries can be broken down into six basic categories. Unsafe driving practices The safest thing to do when encountering a dangerous driver is to stay […]

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Back-to-School Safety: How to Pass a School Bus Safely

September 20, 2013

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According to the Florida Department of Education, more than 21,000 drivers illegally pass school buses every day. Bus drivers may be exposed to unsafe conditions while driving Florida children around due to individuals who violate passing laws. Every time that a driver chooses to violate the law it makes it more likely that a tragic […]

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Pocket-Sized Floome Breathalyzer for iPhones May Help Reduce Drunk Driving

August 2, 2013

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Invented by the Italian company 2045Tech, the new pocket-sized breathalyzer Floome made for use with smartphones is the newest technology created to reduce drunk driving accidents. How does Floome work? Floome works by plugging into the headphone jacks of any Windows, Android or iOS smartphone. It works in conjunction with an app installed on the […]

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