In a tragic story out of Altamonte Springs, Florida, which is about 20 minutes from Orlando, an 18-month baby girl was killed in a car versus bicycle crash. The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. on June 2, at the corner of Eden Park Road and Maitland Boulevard.
Victims of motor vehicle accidents already know how deep the damage can run after a crash. Along with significant physical injuries, many victims suffer in additional ways. For example, a victim injured in an accident may suffer from depression, paranoia or other mental and emotional hardships.
A 52-year-old Orlando man was killed while out riding his motorcycle nearby the intersection of General Drive and Taft Vineland Road on the evening of May 19.
People who are in a car wreck won't always know right away what types of injuries they have. Some of the possibilities won't manifest until days or weeks after the crash. It is necessary to keep a watchful eye on how you feel if you have been in a car accident.
Motor vehicle wrecks can lead to catastrophic injuries that impact lives for the long term. While many people might assume that the victim's insurance company will cover the costs of care, this often isn't the case. Plus, there are many other expenses that come with these types of injuries.
People often talk about how dangerous bike-vs-car accidents can be, but then you still see plenty of motorists who crowd bikes on the shoulder of the road, make dangerous passing maneuvers and honk their horns to bully cyclists who are riding slower than they'd like to drive.
When you look at the raw statistics, motorcyclists die far less often in total than people in passenger cars. In 2017, for instance, around 5,000 motorcyclists lost their lives. In 2016, it was nearly 5,300. Considering that around 30,000 die annually in motor vehicle accidents, this makes motorcycles appear safer.
A car accident has the potential to impact your life in many ways, ranging from a variety of serious injuries to financial losses. Adding to these challenges, you may come to find that your insurance company doesn't have your best interests in mind.
Do you ever feel like you see an endless string of distracted drivers? Every time you have to wait at a stoplight and honk your horn when it turns green, you know that driver ahead of you was on the phone. It never seems to end.
Here in Florida, motor coaches and other buses are a common sight – especially as vehicles to bring tourists to our theme parks and shuttle them around while they are here. And although they are not as widely used, trains are quickly growing in popularity as well. They are an important commuting tool for many workers and are an eco-friendly alternative to driving a personal vehicle.