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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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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Distracted Driving Kills

Distracted Driving Kills A fatal hit-and-run car crash that killed a local pastor has led to the conviction and sentencing of the driver that caused his death. Lindsay Brown was Asistant Pastor at New Life Evangelistic Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Pastor Brown was admired for his spiritual leadership and generous heart. Lindsay Brown was struck…

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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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INCREASED SPEED INCREASES YOUR RISK OF A FATAL ACCIDENT

Increased speed increases your risk of a fatal accident. Speed is a leading factor in 26% of all fatal accidents. Jacksonville was the scene of a fatal accident this week. Speed was believed to be a factor in that crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration collects data on car accidents throughout the nation in…

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