The Dangers of Distracted Driving

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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Dangers of Distracted Driving According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, “driver distraction is believed to be a factor in a substantial percentage of collisions”. Research conducted by the NHTSA found that 10-50% percent of rear-end collisions may be related to distracted driving. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident due to someone…

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Alarming Rise in Pedestrian Accidents

Navigating the Alarming Rise in Pedestrian Accidents Being a pedestrian on roads has gotten increasingly dangerous over the years. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, 824 pedestrian fatalities occurred in the state of Florida in 2022. Florida was also ranked the second most deadly in the nation for pedestrian deaths, according to Smart Growth…

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Don’t Become a Statistic

DON’T BECOME A STATISTIC Jacksonville, FL has hosted one of the most prominent college football games since 1933, the Florida Georgia football game. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023. With thousands of people attending the game, the event will also bring even more patrons to downtown Jacksonville. During football season,…

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Check Twice for Motorcycles

Check Twice for Motorcycles   A 34-year old motorcyclist died Thursday, October 5, 2023 after colliding into another vehicle in Nassau County on U.S. 17. According to the crash report, “the man riding the motorcycle was headed south on U.S. 17 around 6:20 a.m. when the SUV, which was headed north, turned into its path”…

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Waycross Fatal Firetruck Accident

Waycross Fatal Firetruck Accident Waycross Fatal Firetruck Accident claimed the life of a firefighter last week. Bobby “Blue” Smith was on duty riding in the front seat of the firetruck when the truck crashed and overturned. The crash occurred in Waycross Georgia on Manor-Millwood Road around 12:30 last Thursday. According to the Georgia State Patrol…

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May-Motorcycle Safety Awareness

May-Motorcycle Safety Awareness May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness. Motorcyclist Accident Fatalities far outweigh Auto Accident Fatalities when you consider they only represent 3% of the registered vehicles on our roadways but 14% of the fatal accidents in our nation. Barnes & Cohen Motorcycle Accident Attorneys help injured motorcycle accident victims and their families recover after…

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FATAL PEDESTRAIN CRASH- MEDICAL CONDITION MAY BE THE CAUSE

Downtown Jacksonville was the scene of a deadly crash involving a pedestrian. The driver that struck the pedestrian was unconscious at the time, possibly a health-related issue. A 55-year-old woman was struck when a vehicle drove through the intersection of Union and Laura Street and left the roadway. The crash occurred around 7:00 a.m. Monday morning. Witnesses…

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