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Florida leads nation in bicycle deaths

Bicycle riders on the road are at risk of being hit by motor vehicles, such as trucks or cars. Bicycle accidents may cause serious injuries or even fatalities, because people who ride bicycles are not as protected as those in other vehicles on the road. Florida authorities continue to educate drivers, cyclists and pedestrians on road safety. However, regardless of such programs and awareness, the national data on fatalities from bicycle accidents released recently may put residents of Florida in shock. They may find it alarming to read that according to a new report, Florida is the deadliest state in the country for bicyclists.

Texting while driving is now a primary offense in Florida

Most people these days understand that using a cellphone while behind the wheel is risky. Texting and driving is an unsafe and dangerous practice that leaves drivers, passengers and pedestrians at danger. According to reports, there were almost 50,000 distracted driver-related motor vehicle crashes in Florida in 2016. In that year an estimated 233 people were killed and as many as 3,500 were seriously injured due to these crashes.

Woman arrested in Davis Island hit-and-run crash

Residents of Florida are no strangers to the accidents caused due to driving under influence of alcohol. In a recent incident, a 34-year-old Tampa woman has been arrested in connection with a hit and run crash by the Tampa police when her vehicle hit a pedestrian that left a man with serious physical injuries.

Man critically injured after accident in near Tampa

A large number of people become the victims of road accidents in and around Tampa every year. These accidents cause injuries that can range from minor to life threatening. Accidents on highways prove to be more fatal due to the high speed of vehicles. A little mistake on these roads often results in catastrophic auto accidents that seriously endanger people's lives.

Man in wheelchair injured by hit-and-run driver in Tampa

Being involved in an accident is a serious event. But, what happens when the driver flees the scene of the accident? Is a victim left without a liable party to hold responsible for their injuries and damages? This is the scenario in hit-and-run incidents. Leaving the scene of an accident could result in civil and criminal penalties for a driver after they are apprehended.

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