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What should I do if I have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident?

A seemingly ordinary day in Florida can quickly become life-changing if an injury vehicle accident occurs because of another driver's carelessness. Naturally, you may feel physically hurt, angry, frustrated and scared - a combination of emotions that can easily prevent you from thinking clearly at the motor vehicle accident scene. A few tips can help you take the proper steps to protect your best interest following an injury-causing accident.

Is it safe to use a smartwatch while you drive?

Hands-free is the way to go when it comes to in-car technology, reducing distraction and keeping drivers' eyes on the highway. With the rise of smartwatches, you may find yourself thinking that this new technology is the perfect way to enjoy some of the features of a smartphone while you drive.

Can the GPS actually cause accidents?

GPS systems have gone from a novelty to something many drivers use almost every day. For some, they're built into the dash, while others use the GPS apps on their smartphones. Overall, they've made paper maps obsolete and made it easier for people to navigate in areas they're not familiar with.

Reporter accused of DUI after accident injures police officer

A 26-year-old man reporter with the Pensacola News Journal has been arrested after a car accident with a Pensacola police officer. He's facing misdemeanor DUI charges. The crash happened on January 7. The reporter has been suspended from the paper while the case is investigated.

The majority of teens are killed in nighttime car accidents

You may already know that car accidents are a serious concern for teens, a leading cause of injury and death, but did you know that most of those deadly crashes happen at night? According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 58 percent of fatal teen car accidents happen between six in the evening and six in the morning.

What is the average top speed in Florida?

Speed is often associated with car accidents, sometimes causing them directly and sometimes making accidents more dangerous for those involved, even if they would have happened at slower speeds. So, with that in mind, what is the average top speed in Florida, when looking only at speed limits?

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