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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Pedestrian Safety Awareness

Pedestrian Safety Awareness  According to the FLHSMV, Halloween is historically noted as one of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrians. In 2022, Florida roadways had 2,590 crashes while 137 of them resulted in serious bodily injuries and 21 fatalities. Due to more families walking to trick-or-treat around their neighborhoods to celebrate when it…

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Teen Driver Safety Week The Law Offices of Barnes and Cohen would like to remind parents or guardians of teen drivers that October 15th-21st is National Teen Driver Safety Week. According to the National Safety Council, “car crashes are the leading cause of unintentional deaths for U.S. teenagers”. Teens are involved in more accidents…

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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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Auto Accidents Caused by Drowsy Driving

Drowsy Driving Prevention Drive alert! Protect yourself and others while driving. As Drowsy Driving Prevention month comes to a halt, Barnes & Cohen would like to remind our community the dangers of driving without enough rest. According to research completed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, approximately 20% of fatal crashes are associated to…

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Deadly Auto Accident

Deadly Auto Accident claims the life of three family members and leaves a fourth family member in critical condition. The DUI driver responsible for this tragedy was treated at the scene and taken into custody by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The Auto Accident occurred in the Arlington section of Jacksonville, Florida at the intersection of…

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Auto Accident Traps Teen

Auto Accident Traps Teen Auto Accident Traps Teen for 45 minutes. A Jacksonville Teen Trapped in an Auto Accident was the daughter of a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Detective. The 17-year-old was trapped after a serious car crash for 45 minutes. Caityln Sowell, had to be rescued from the car crash by Firefighters using the Jaws…

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Prevent Child Pedestrian Accidents!

Prevent Child Pedestrian Accidents! Prevent Child Pedestrian Accidents! Child pedestrian accidents are on the rise. Barnes and Cohen Pedestrian Accident Attorneys have helped parents with medical bills and other economic damages after their children have been seriously injured in a Pedestrian Accident. Pedestrian Accidents are always heartbreaking, but we are especially saddened when a Child…

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