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Florida’s Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Bill

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With drivers turning every which way in popular Florida cities, it can be dangerous to be walking along the streets.  Over a 10-year span in Florida, there were 5,433 pedestrian…

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One More Reason to Make a No Texting and Driving Resolution in 2020

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The start of another year and another decade is upon us, which traditionally means that it is time to focus on new goals. From health goals to financial goals, we…

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The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

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We all know it is important to pay attention to our kids, but far too many parents are distracted by their smartphones or other devices these days, and it is…

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What You Need to Know about Florida’s New Texting and Driving Law

What You Need to Know about Florida’s New Texting and Driving Law 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,166 people were killed in 2017 alone from distracted drivers. We’ve all seen those drivers on our streets here in South Florida,…

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8 Statistics That Show the Dangers of Distracted Driving

8 Statistics That Show the Dangers of Distracted Driving 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

We all know that it’s dangerous to be distracted behind the wheel. When you take your attention away from the road, you run the risk of causing an accident that…

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Why are Traffic Fatalities on the Rise?

Why are Traffic Fatalities on the Rise? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In an unfortunate trend, traffic fatalities are once again on the rise. A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that 17,775 people died from motor…

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Study Uncovers New Teen Driving Danger Called “App and Drive”

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The majority of parents hold valid concerns about their young teen drivers. They tend to make more careless road mistakes and studies have shown that often times they don’t heed…

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From Texting To Web Surfing, Driver Distractions Change With Technology

From Texting To Web Surfing, Driver Distractions Change With Technology 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Just as safety experts, legislators and law enforcement officials get a handle on one unsafe practice, a new danger rises up to battle for our attention. A survey conducted by…

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Increasing Child Injury Rates May Point To Distracted Parents

Increasing Child Injury Rates May Point To Distracted Parents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Cell phone-related distractions are attracting a lot of attention in the context of distracted driving and walking. Now experts say that device distractions might be driving an increase in another…

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Texting And Driving By Teens A Common Practice

Texting And Driving By Teens A Common Practice 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Teenagers are well known for engaging in risky behavior. The group that suffers the highest car accident rate by far has a new safety concern to contend with, according to…

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Holding Employers Liable For Distracted Driving Accidents

Holding Employers Liable For Distracted Driving Accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Cell phone use is becoming an integral part of everyday life for many Americans. The increase in car accidents caused by drivers who were texting, talking or otherwise distracted by their…

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