June 20

Check Out the Video of This Clearwater Motorcycle Accident

Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard is one of the most dangerous intersections in Clearwater. Car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and motorcycle crashes happen too often at this intersection. One of these motorcycle crashes was caught on video and you would not believe what happened to the motorcyclist. Tampa Bay Fox 13 showed the video.

June 18

Has Your Car Been Recalled?

Car accidents can be caused by many things – including defective cars. This week, we found out that there are more defective cars on the road when General Motors announced a recall of another 3.36 million vehicles worldwide –making the total number of cars recalled by General Motors to move than 20 million this year..

June 10

Car Accidents Caused By Drowsy Drivers Are Widespread

Car accidents caused by drowsy driver is big in the news right now after it was revealed that the car crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed fellow comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair was caused by a driver who had not slept in more than 24 hours. However, this is not a new.

May 29

New Research Indicates How Bicycle Accident Injuries Can Be Reduced

With summer around the corner, unfortunately, so is an increase in the number of Florida bicycle accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 618 bicycle riders died and 52,000 bicyclists were injured in bike vs. car accidents in 2010. About 9,000 of the bicyclists who were injured were age 14 and younger. New.

December 3

Fatal Florida Car Accidents Down, But Fatal Bicycle Accidents Increase

Fatal car accidents in Florida are down, but fatal Florida motorcycle crashes and bicycle accidents are up, according to the Florida Traffic Crash Statistics Report by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. According to the report, although fatal car accidents increased in Pinellas County (from 96 to 112), statewide fatalities as a result.

September 24

Bicycle Accident Kills Bicyclist After Being Hit by Two Cars

A bicyclist was hit by two automobiles in Dade City in Saturday. The bicyclist was 29-year-old James C. Allbritton of Dade City. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Mr. Allbritton was riding south on State Road 35, near Wilds Road, when he was struck by an automobile which was also being driving south. The impact.

July 23

After a Bicycle Accident, a Camera Can Answer Questions

Bicycle accidents kill nearly 1,000 people in the United States each year and injure over 50,000 each year. Unfortunately, Florida leads the nation in the number of annual bicyclist deaths. The majority of these deaths and bicycle injuries are caused by bike-car collisions. Often after these bike-car collisions, there is a dispute of what the.

July 30

Fatal Bicycle Accident in Pasco Reminds Us to Watch Out for Bicyclists

A Pasco bicyclist was hit by a car and thrown onto the car’s windshield and then thrown to the ground. Sadly, the bicyclist died. Preliminary information indicates that the 21-year-old driver was driving south on CR-587 Moon Lake Road. The bicyclist was riding south on the same road. The driver reportedly failed to see the.

November 16

Yet Another Fatal Bicycle Accident in Tampa Bay

Yet another bicyclist is killed on Tampa Bay streets bringing the number of fatal bicycle accidents to 9 deaths in less than 4 months. Early this morning, a bicyclist was struck and killed by a Jeep on U.S. 41. The crash happened about 5:15 a.m. near St. Paul Street, according to FHP. Troopers said the.

September 2

Driver Hit 14-Year-Old Girl on Bicycle Near School

A 14-year-old girl was hit by a car while riding her bicycle near Northeast High just before 7 a.m. this morning. The driver of the car was leaving the school when she hit the teenager. The teenage bicyclist was taken to All Children’s Hospital. The driver, a parent of a student at Northeast High apparently.

September 1

Witnessing a Bicycle Accident Reminds Me of What’s Important

My heart sunk yesterday on the way home from work. I was driving down Belcher Road with the radio somewhat loud listening to some REO Speedwagon on the Classic Rock station (when did REO become classic?) when I came up on a bunch of people standing outside of their cars near Harn Boulevard near Oak.

August 25

Refresher Course on Florida Bicycle Law for You and Your Child

With school starting, you will see more and more kids riding their bikes to and from school. It is important that our kids know the Florida laws relating to bicycle riding to prevent injury. Here is a crash course on Florida bicycle law: As a driver, a bicyclist must follow the traffic rules common to.

January 15

CLEARWATER MAN KILLED AFTER BEING HIT WHILE RIDING BICYCLE

Another tragic accident kills a Clearwater man and saddens a family. According to Clearwater police reports, Walter Castore, age 76, died a few days ago after being hit by a pickup truck while driving his bicycle near Countryside Mall. Mr. Castore suffered a serious head injury after being struck by a pickup truck driven by.

June 13

Florida Bicycle Laws

With gas prices the way they are, there will be more and more bicycles on the road. As a driver of a motor vehicle or a bike, it is important that you understand the laws to prevent being charged with a bike v. car accident. Here are some of the laws: 1. A bicyclist must.

February 11

Important Florida Bicycle Laws to Avoid Accidents with Cars

Lately, I have seen an increase in bike v. car accidents. Most times, it is the car’s failure to pay attention to the bicyclist that causes the car accident, but sometimes it is the bicyclist not following the traffic laws. Either way, people–including kids–can get severely injured following a bicycle v. car accident. Florida law.

January 14

More and More Bicycle Accidents!!!

Two more teenagers were hit by a car while riding their bicycles in Pinellas County this weekend. Sadly, we are seeing too many people getting hurt while riding their bikes on our Florida roads. Often times, the bicyclist is hurt because of the actions of a driver of a car. Either the car was paying.

October 15

KNOW THE LAW TO AVOID A BICYCLE ACCIDENT

Riding a bicycle in Florida has now become a dangerous act. Too many cars fail to pay attention to someone riding a bike causing an accident with a car. Also, too many bicyclist do not understand Florida law about riding a bike in Florida which result in even more accidents. Thus, here are some laws.