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Avoid Causing a Motorcycle Accident in Tampa with These Safety Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 34,000 motorcyclists lost their lives in motorcycle accidents between 2001 and 2008, representing a 55 percent increase in the death rate for riders. Tragedy could easily have been avoided in all too many Tampa motorcycle accidents if motorists had been behaving responsibly while they were […]

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Understanding Scooter Accidents In Tampa

Riding a scooter can be a fun and efficient way to get around Sarasota. Unfortunately, something as simple as a moment of negligence or a roadway accident can lead to a scooter accident involving serious injury or property damages. Common Types of Scooter Accidents Head-on collisions: Crashes involving scooters hitting other vehicles head-on are responsible […]

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Examining Recent Motorcycle Crash Trends in Florida

RideSmartFlorida.com, a motorcycle safety website maintained by the Florida Department of Transportation, recently released statistics gathered by the Center for Urban Transportation Research covering motorcycle accidents in our state. According to the data, the number of motorcycle crashes and injuries has increased in the last several years. Many of these accidents resulted in serious injuries […]

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3 Driving Safety Tips for Avoiding a Tampa Car Accident

The best way to avoid being injured in a Tampa car accident to practice safe driving habits. Here are three driving safety tips that will assist with you for making it home unharmed. Avoid Distractions – Using a cell phone while driving can significantly delay your reaction time, which may lead to causing a car […]

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Teen Killed, Many Injured in Clearwater Motorcycle Accident

A Clearwater motorcycle accident resulted in the death of a local teenager and injured three last Thursday. Palm Harbor 19-year old, Shay Lydon, was driving with 18-year old Angelica Hall on Belcher Road in Clearwater when they collided with a Toyota Camry after reportedly driving through a red light. The impact of the collision sent […]

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Motorcycle Crash Kills Off-Duty Pinellas County Deputy

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own, Deputy Sheriff Jason Shoulta. Shoulta, 43, suffered fatal injuries as a result of a motorcycle crash on April 27 while he was off duty. The accident occurred around 12:15pm at the intersection of Perrin Ranch Road and County Road 77 in […]

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Motorcycle Rider Critically Injured in St. Pete Crash

St. Petersburg – 34 year-old Gary Paul Thomas lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on St. Petersburg city streets on Tuesday afternoon around 5:45 p.m. The rider was thrown from his 2009 Suzuki motorcycle when he lost control after attempting to make a hard left turn at the corner of 24th Street North and […]

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