Florida lawmakers are poised to renew the battle over whether or not the state’s no-fault car insurance system will be repealed. If a repeal is successful, removing no-fault insurance would arguably be the largest change to Florida motorist coverage in decades. Here are the facts to know about Florida’s no-fault system as well as information on…

The first thing that probably leaps to mind when thinking about safety risks on the road is likely to be drunk drivers. This makes sense, as drunk drivers cause nearly 1 in 3 traffic deaths in the United States. Even so, road rage is another all too common road incident that needlessly jeopardizes the safety…

Florida lawmakers appear to be making a move toward repealing the state’s no-fault auto insurance system. If this repeal does indeed take place, it will have outsized implications on auto accidents in the state. On April 19, 2017, Florida lawmakers passed legislation to get rid of the state’s no-fault insurance, known as Personal Injury Protection…

Research has shown that strong texting and driving laws have been effective at cutting down on nationwide distracted driving. Researchers have found that texting and driving bans have helped prevent serious traffic accidents, while also finding that car-crash hospitalizations declined in states that instituted relatively strict texting and driving bans. Despite this, Florida continues to…

A woman recently struck 10 different cars while driving from Florida to Georgia. The spate of crashes started at some point in the early afternoon when police received several calls about hit-and-runs headed east on Interstate 295. Then, additional calls of accidents came in reporting hit-and-run behavior headed north on Interstate 295. As it turns…

Four of the nation’s most dangerous highways run directly through Northwest Florida, based on findings from a study conducted by ValuePenguin. The personal financial research group’s analysis revealed these findings by ranking the top 50 deadliest roads in the country. The rankings were made based upon the number of fatal crashes on each of the…

When you think of vehicular accidents that take place in water, Florida’s high rate of boating accidents is likely the first thing that comes to mind. There is good reason for this, given that Florida leads the nation in boating accidents with 737 in 2015 alone. What may come as a surprise, then, is that…

Every 36 hours, someone in the state of Florida dies because of a distracted driver. In 2015, Florida suffered from 45,700 distracted driving crashes in the state. According to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, this figure translates into 125 distracted driving crashes per day at a rate of more than five crashes…

Florida’s personal injury laws allow victims of accidents that have been seriously injured to collect damages for pain and suffering. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance also covers any driver under the no-fault system. These protections ensure that you won’t be left on your own after a car accident occurs. However, better than recovering after an…

A car accident can be devastating, whether it leaves you injured and unable to work, makes your car unusable, or injures your family or other passengers in your car. Although insurance companies may cover certain costs, such as providing you with a replacement vehicle – and in the state of Florida, personal injury protection provides…

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