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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Florida Times-Union reports that Florida was the most dangerous state for bicyclists in 2008 and a serious bicycle accident in St. Petersburg yesterday supports that claim. A man riding a bicycle was seriously injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on the 4700 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street S about.
David Williams, a51-year-old Brooksville man, was killed after being struck on his bicycle Tuesday night by a driver who police say left the scene. The vehicle plowed into David Williams at about 8:30 p.m. while he was riding north on Broad Street in an area between Saxon Avenue and Mondon Hill Road, just east of.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.