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What to Do after a Dog Bites Your Child

By Robert W. Elton |

Kids and dogs often go hand in hand (or paw in hand, as it were). Most dogs are loyal, safe companions for children. However, an astounding half of all children have sustained a dog bite, and children are more likely than adults to be seriously injured due to a dog bite. As a parent,… Read More »

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News Reports Indicate Surge of Cars That Smash into the Storefronts Across Florida

By Robert W. Elton |

According to new studies out of Palm Beach County, security camera video can rarely capture just how devastating the situation can be when a vehicle slams into the front of a store. When a driver loses control of his or her vehicle, even going at relatively slow speeds, smashing through a storefront can lead… Read More »

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New Study Says Accident Record Doesn’t Affect Your Car Insurance as Much as You Might Think

By Robert W. Elton |

One of the most common headaches after being involved in a serious car accident in Florida has to do with wondering how much your insurance rates are going to spike. While it’s certainly a reasonable concern that you might be facing higher insurance rates after a Daytona Beach car accident, a new study says… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life

By Robert W. Elton |

Any individual who uses their bike for pleasure or for commuting in Daytona Beach should be aware of pertinent safety tips that can help to prevent accidents. Unfortunately, individuals on bicycles are far more likely to be critically injured in the event of an accident because of the relative lack of safety they experience… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving Focus of New Federal Agency Plan

By Robert W. Elton |

Recent research studies have indicated that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Being tired behind the wheel might seem like a minor issue that can be addressed with coffee or other stimulants. But being tired behind the wheel consistently can actually lead to devastating car accidents. The societal costs associated… Read More »

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Cameras Inside Trucks Could Be Vital for Preventing Trucking Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

Although car accidents are relatively common not just in Florida, but around the United States, some of the most devastating wrecks on the road today have to do with 18-wheelers. This is because the weight and size of these trucks particularly if they are moving at an excessive rate of speed can lead to… Read More »

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Car Carriers and Strollers Identified as Cause of Thousands of Emergency Room Visits for Children

By Robert W. Elton |

When you strap your child into a car seat in your vehicle to go anywhere in Florida, you expect that the manufacturer has put in many months of appropriate testing and analysis in order to ensure that the carrier is as safe as possible. The same goes when you strap your child into a… Read More »

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New Study Says Florida is Relatively Safe for Older Drivers

By Robert W. Elton |

Baby boomers make up a significant portion of the population not just in Florida, but in the rest of the United States. Some even refer to the surge of baby boomers, those approaching retirement, as the ‘Silver Tsunami’. It looks like in some states, being an older driver makes you more likely to be… Read More »

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Don’t Pokémon Go and Drive

By Robert W. Elton |

Pokémon Go, Nintendo’s newest digital game, brought the company $7.5 billion just two days after it was pushed live. You’ve probably already noticed the large numbers of people in South Florida playing the game if you have seen someone holding a cellphone with their arms stretched out in front of them. Unfortunately, the rise… Read More »

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Crash Avoidance Systems Help Prevent Serious Trucking Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

New research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates that 18-wheeler trucks equipped with a collision avoidance system over a one-year period experienced no rear-end crashes with vehicles travelling ahead of them. This indicates that crash avoidance systems could be beneficial to help prevent trucking accidents all over the United States. If you… Read More »