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Posts Categorized: Car Accidents

Top Myths About “Snowbird” Drivers in Pensacolas

Top Myths About Snowbird Drivers in Pensacola

FAST FACTS As of 2015, there were more than 40 million licensed drivers aged 65 or older. 40% of fatal accidents among people age 80 and older involved multiple vehicles. The number of fatal crashes per mile driven increases for those aged 70 to 74.   When we hear of a crash involving an older[…]

Keeping Your Car Protected During Hurricane Seasons

Keeping Your Car Protected During Hurricane Season

  FAST FACTS The majority of hurricanes are seen between mid-August and mid-October. There have been seven named storms to date in 2018. Scientists predict 14 named storms before hurricane season ends.   If you live in an area that is as prone to hurricanes as Florida is, you already know the importance of preparation.[…]

Driving Safely During a Hurricane Evacuations

Driving Safely During a Hurricane Evacuation

  FAST FACTS Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica and Puerto Rico in 2017, causing $90 billion in damage. Hurricane Irma caused $50 billion in total damage and caused six million Floridians to be evacuated. Hurricane Harvey caused devastating flooding in Texas, dumping 51 inches of rain on a portion of the state.   No one wants[…]

The Dos and Don’ts of a Hit-and-Run Accidents

The Dos and Don'ts of a Hit-and-Run Accident

  FAST FACTS Close to 25% of all crashes in Florida involve a hit-and-run. Hit-and-run deaths have increased by approximately 7.2 percent each year since 2009. Florida is among the top three states when it comes to fatal hit-and-run accidents.   Any car accident results in a stress response, but none so great, perhaps, as[…]

The Safest Car Options for New Driverss

ESC The Safest Car Options for New Drivers

  FAST FACTS There are over 780,000 teenagers with drivers’ licenses in Florida. In 2016, there were 16,124 teens between the ages of 15 and 17 involved in car accidents. Of those teens, 27 experienced fatal injuries.   When you purchase a new or new-to-you vehicle, chances are you do at least a bit of[…]

What Are the Most Crash-Prone Cars?s

What Are the Most Crash-Prone Cars

  FAST FACTS There were 395,785 crashes in Florida in 2016. 254,155 people were injured in these crashes. 3,176 people lost their lives in these accidents.   What did you look for the last time you purchased a vehicle? The things most important to you may depend on your life circumstances. For example, if you[…]

Don’t Skip These Summer Car Maintenance Needss

Don't Skip These Summer Car Maintenance Needs

  FAST FACTS There are more than 800 million passenger cars in use around the world. It costs about $4,000 to maintain a Porsche Cayenne SUV for its first four years, which is one of the highest costs of any car on the market. 1 in 3 owners of automotive repair shops reports declining revenues[…]

The Most Common Myths About Car Accidentss

The Most Common Myths About Car Accidents FI

FAST FACTS There were 387,900 car accidents in Florida in 2017. There were 246,285 injuries reported as a result of those crashes. There were 2,892 fatalities reported as a result of those crashes.   Leaf through the pages of your local newspaper, turn on the news, or check out your social media account. Chances are[…]

The Best Items to Keep In Your Car In Case of a Car Accidents

The Best Items to Keep In Your Car In Case of a Car Accident FI

  FAST FACTS There were 395,785 traffic collisions in Florida in 2016. 668,699 drivers were involved in these crashes. 3,176 people lost their lives in these accidents.   Do you drive on autopilot? Perhaps you take the skill for granted? If you do, you’re not alone. Driving is second nature for most of us because[…]

The Top Causes of Car Accidents in Pensacolas

The Top Causes of Car Accidents in Pensacola feature image

  FAST FACTS: There were 395,785 car accidents in Florida in 2016. 3,176 people lost their lives in those accidents. 5,223 of those accidents were alcohol-related.   According to the available statistics, there are an average of  more than 1,000 car accidents on Florida’s roadways each day of the year. While some of these crashes[…]