February 29

Another Avoidable St. Petersburg Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle ride on another beautiful Sunday in St. Petersburg results in serious life-threatening injuries to a motorcyclist after he was struck by a car. According to BayNews9.com, the St. Petersburg motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of First Avenue North and U.S. 19. The motorcyclist was struck by a car turning left from U.S..

March 24

Three Serious Pedestrian v. Car Accidents Should Serve as a Wake-Up Call

Yes, it is Spring Break for some. Yes, it is Florida weather. However, that means that we drivers all must watch for Spring Breakers as we drive the roads. Sadly, that apparently did not happen in three different fatal accidents over the weekend. On Friday night/Saturday morning, a 17-year-old St. Petersburg High senior was killed.

January 3

Is Surgery Right for Your Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc after a car accident, motorcycle crash, work injury or slip and fall is not an uncommon injury. Your discs are cartilage-like material that act as cushions and shock absorbers for your back. When an injury causes the disk to weaken or tear, the center of the disk pops out and could compress.

April 4

Motorcycle Accident Caused by 100-Year-Old Driver

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a motorcycle/automobile accident reportedly caused a 100-year-old driver. The 22-year-old motorcyclist, Timothy Soliman, was traveling south on the outside lane of US Hwy 41 on a Suzuki motorcycle when a 100-year-old driver driving a Buick Century turned left directly traveling into the path of Mr. Soliman. The front.

February 21

Avoid Car Accidents with Drunk Drivers this Fat Tuesday

It’s Fat Tuesday!! Indulge and celebrate, but do it safely! According to MADD, an estimated 11,773 people died in alcohol-impaired traffic crashes in 2008. Also, according to statistics, 30% of all Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related car accident in their lives. The legal ramifications associated with a drink driving charge are bad, but.

October 19

Phone Apps that Prevent Text Messaging While Driving

Preventing teenagers (and other drivers) from texting while driving. As part of our focus on Teen Driver Safety Week, let’s look at some apps that can block text messaging while driving. One of applications that can prevent car accidents caused by text messaging is the SMSReplier app. When you are driving above 15 miles an.

July 13

Study Confirms that Chiropractic Care Provides Great Relief to Back Pain

I have known it for years, but a recent study confirms it–chiropractic care provides great benefit to back pain. Back pain in the second leading reason for ambulatory visits and one of the top reasons people are out of work. A recent study, “Perceived Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Back Pain” printed.

July 12

How Many DUIs During 4th of July Holiday?

The Florida Highway Patrol released its numbers from the July 2nd to July 5th holiday. According to its news release, the Florida Highway Patrol issued more than 9,000 traffic citations and assisted nearly 3,000 motorists on Florida’s roadways during the Fourth of July weekend. Troopers made 100 arrests for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of.

July 1

Breakthrough in Treatment for Herniated Disc

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical care, and both degenerative and herniated discs – also referred to as slipped discs or ruptured discs – are common causes of that pain. Herniated discs occur when the tough outer layer of cartilage cracks, allowing pieces of the softer inner material.

April 28

Red Light Cameras, Road Rage, Texting While Driving — What Will Become Florida Law?

With Florida being ranked third in car accident deaths after California and Texas, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Florida Legislature is tackling Florida car accidents in the final week of this legislative session. However, it appears not all bills will become Florida law. Both the House and Senate passed a bill.

April 27

Motorcycle Crash Kills Two Young Men in Ruskin

The families of a 22-year-old and 18-year-oldare mourning the death of their loved ones who were killed in a motorcycle crash last night. According to Tampabay.com, the motorcycle driver and his passenger were driving a Suzuki motorcycle eastbound along College Avenue in Ruskin when a Jeep Cherokee turned left off of Eighth Street into the.

April 21

We The Kings Helping Fight Against Texting & Driving

The Florida Legislature has a bill heading to the Senate floor making it a traffic offense to text message while driving. If the bill banning texting while driving passes the Florida legislature, and you’re caught texting and driving, you’re going to get a ticket. One band, Bradenton’s We The Kings is also trying to stop.

April 14

Father of Three Killed By Drunk Driver in Clearwater Car Accident

Joshua James Donahue, a 32-year-old New Port Richey father of three, is dead because a drunk transient from Largo decided to flee the police. Brian Keith Ferry Sr. had a blood-alcohol level of 0.205 at the time of the crash, according to Clearwater police, which is more than twice the level at which Florida law.

April 6

Another St. Petersburg Child Hit While Riding His Bike

Still saddened by the death of 9-year-old Chase Brubaker, the St. Petersburg little boy who was killed after his bike and a Disney bus collided, the community is faced with another St. Petersburg boy critically injured as he rode his bike yesterday. Chaney Lewis, a 14-year-old St. Petersburg boy, is in critical condition after his.

March 18

Hit & Run Motorcycle Crash in the Middle of Rush Hour

Another hit-and-run accident that put two people in the hospital and this one happened in the middle of rush hour traffic! Kelly Lichtenberg and her husband, James Lichtenberg, were enjoying a St. Patrick’s Day ride on their motorcycle when a maroon pickup truck collided with the back of the bike. James Lichtenberg lost control of.

March 16

Four Motorcyclists Killed in One Car Accident

A Saturday motorcycle ride with friends ends with four being killed in a car accident. Killed in the motorcycle crash were William Barker of Stuart and his passenger, Patrice Poole of Mount Dora and John Holmes of Beverly Hills, Florida and his passenger, Patricia Beihayn of Hernando, Florida. According to the Highway Patrol, a driver.