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Defensive driving techniques may help you stay safer on the road

When it comes to safety on the road, you certainly do not only want to look out for yourself. You may feel that taking precautions can help you and other travelers stay safer, and you could want to teach any driving-age children you have how to operate a vehicle safely. Fortunately, remaining proactive and cautious on the road could greatly increase your likelihood of staying safe.

What's so dangerous about eating while driving?

Florida readers know that we live in a busy society, and many times, people feel like they have to eat while driving to save time. The simple act of eating a sandwich while operating a vehicle may seem benign, but in reality, it can be quite dangerous. Even though it does not involve the use of a phone, eating while driving is actually a form of distracted driving.

Will a new law lead to less texting and driving on Florida roads?

Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that could make the act of texting and driving a primary offense. This means that there would be more accountability for drivers who participate in this dangerous action. Currently, the proposed law is still under consideration by legislators, but it appears that both drivers and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree on increasing the severity of distracted driving laws in Florida.

Drugged driving and the threat to your personal safety

Florida readers know that issues such as drunk driving or distracted driving are a direct threat to the well-being of everyone on the road. However, drugged driving is also one of the most prominent causes of car accidents and motorist injuries. Like distracted or drunk drivers, drugged drivers can face both criminal charges and civil claims for damages caused by their negligent behavior.

Taking precautions may help prevent a rollover accident

As you grew up, you may have heard of or even witnessed serious car accidents that involved a vehicle rolling over. This type of situation may have turned into one that you feared becoming involved in yourself due to the serious injuries that could result. You may share this fear with many other people who hope to avoid a rollover accident. Unfortunately, this type of incident could occur despite your best efforts to remain safe.

3 tips for avoiding wrong-way drivers

While on your daily commute or traveling to any destination, you face many hazards on the road. One of the biggest hazards you must contend with is other drivers trying to make their way to their own destinations. These drivers could participate in any number of dangerous actions that could increase their risk -- and subsequently, your risk -- of involvement in a car accident.

Fearful, anxious dogs could potentially attack

You, along with numerous other Florida residents, likely had a lovable dog growing up or may even have one now. You undoubtedly had or have a fierce love and attachment to your dog and hope that one day your children can have such a companion. Of course, you certainly also know that dogs could pose a threat if approached unexpectedly or while showing signs of fear or anxiety.

When is an uncontested divorce the right choice?

The decision to end a marriage in divorce is a difficult, emotionally charged decision for most Florida couples that choose to take this step. However, simply deciding to divorce is not the only decision that you must make. Will the divorce be contested or uncontested? Is it possible to avoid litigation completely? How can we get through this process as quickly as possible?

What can I include in my prenuptial agreement?

When a Florida couple is planning to marry, the last thing that they want to think about is the possibility of the marriage ending in divorce one day. For this reason, many couples do not consider how they can protect their future financial interests. One of the easiest ways to do this is with a prenuptial agreement.

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