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Why you should not text and drive

First Coast News reported on a recent story that has made the headlines and is a warning for people who still text while driving. A woman in Oklahoma plows her vehicle in to a police car because she was on her phone. Thankfully, there were no serious injuries, but it’s likely the driver won’t make the […]

Bill pushes for harsher punishments for distracted drivers

Channel 4 reports on a bill that will enact harsher punishments for distracted drivers. Rep. Irv Slosberg successfully put Florida’s first texting while driving laws on the books last year, making it a secondary offense, but now he wants to send offenders away for 30 years for killing while texting and driving. Hundreds of teens from around […]

4 hurt in westside crash

Channel 4 reports that four people were hurt in a crash on the Westside on Friday morning, according to Jacksonville Fire-Rescue.  Two SUVs were involved in the crash at the intersection of Lenox Avenue and Ramona Boulevard about 11:30 a.m.  Officers said a silver Isuzu was heading west on Ramona and a green Ford was […]

Local mother urges owners of recalled GM vehicles to take action

Action News reports on a how a local mother is trying to make a difference  and get local GM owners to get their cars fixed so they can’t endure the tragedy that her daughter did.  Lizzie Norton, the mother of 54-year-old Jacqueline Searcy Clemons, has recently learned that behind a local GM dealership, there is […]

Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study

Great article posted on MSN recently.  They blogged on a recent study that came out which proved that the teens who drive intoxicated are the ones who go riding with peers who have been drinking or using drugs. The level of extra risk appears to be extraordinarily high, said study author Bruce Simons-Morton, a senior […]

70 Floridians died last year in wrong-way wrecks

Wrong-way driving is the act of driving a motor vehicle against the direction of traffic. It can occur on either one or two-way roads, as well as in parking lots and parking garages, and may be due to driver inattention or impairment, or because of insufficient or confusing road markings or signage, or a driver from a right-hand traffic […]

Now's a good time to get your child's bike road-ready

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It is slowly starting to warm up.  My children are eager to start playing outside and now that we are in daylight saving time, there is more daylight to do that.  Channel 4 recently did a report on child bike safety that I thought was very helpful and wanted to share… Channel 4 reports that […]

GM Recall too late to avoid deaths even though they knew of the issue since 2001

General Motors knew of an issue with its ignition switch several years before it had previously acknowledged.  The company said in a federal filing Wednesday that it discovered an issue with the Saturn Ion ignition switch in 2001 during pre-production development. General Motors has previously said it first learned of ignition switch issues in 2004. […]

Distracted Driving the cause of recent deadly accidents?

Channel 4 reports on recent deadly accidents in Northeast Florida and how distracted driving could be to blame.  One dead, two severely wounded and one in jail — and the victims are all teens. The issue of teenagers behind the wheel is coming up once again after the two cases in St. Johns and Clay counties.Channel […]

Police put up signs to warn of deadly driving areas

Action News reports that JSO is posting signs at a deadly area warning drivers to drive with caution.  Their hope is to leave a lasting impression on drivers merging near Philips Highway and Interstate 295.  The words “traffic fatality area, speed kills, slow down” were added to the sign.  The thought is that drivers will see […]