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Deadly Bicycle Accident in Manatee County under Investigation

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly bicycle accident that took place in Manatee County late on the night of April 6. That Monday evening, around 10:00 o’clock, state troopers claim that Christopher Brown was travelling eastbound, driving his Jeep on State Road 684.  As Brown approached a green light at the intersection of 43rd

Rider Seriously Injured in I-10 Motorcycle Accident

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, a tractor-trailer travelling westbound on I-10 in Leon County experienced a tire blowout on one of the tires attached to the cab.  The blowout occurred near mile marker 211 in the outside lane.  Unfortunately, in that same lane, a motorcycle being driven by 66-year-old Lonnie Jennings of Tennessee was following

Are Enacting Helmet Laws Just a Matter of Using our Heads?

Earlier this month, a 24-year-old man suffered a serious (thankfully not fatal) head injury after rear-ending an automobile in Dania Beach.  According to the driver of the scooter, the vehicle pulled out in front of him, making the collision unavoidable.  As the driver of the scooter was taken to the hospital, a spokesman for the

Florida Implements New Law for Bicyclists

Florida is a state filled with warm weather and beautiful beaches. A new law going into effect on January 1st will limit bicyclist's ability to enjoy the Florida coastlines. The new law requires a bicyclist to stay in the bicycle lane when traveling on a roadway less than the normal speed of traffic. Essentially, this