Be Safe on the Most Dangerous Day of the Year
While many people associate holidays like New Years and Cinco De Mayo with heavy drinking and dangerous roads, rarely do images of anything other than fireworks and backyard barbecues pop into your mind when they think of the Fourth of July. However, based on research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, July 4th WeekendRead More
Hundreds Are Killed In Parking Lot Crashes Annually
This past month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles heavily promoted their #ShareTheRoadFl campaign, as a way to remind automobile drivers that bicyclists, motorcyclists, and commercial vehicles all have the same rights and responsibilities on the road. As successful as the campaign has been, drivers often neglect these same responsibilities in parkingRead More
Where is the Deadliest Highway in America?
Geotab, a global fleet management company, recently released a study outlining the 50 most dangerous highways in the United States. Of the 50 highways listed, 4 out of the top 5 highways are in Florida! Geotab analyzed ten years worth of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration raw accident data, looking specifically for road fatalitiesRead More
Spring Cleaning – Don’t Forget Your Motorcycle
After a long winter, many of us are itching to dust off our bikes and get back on the open road. Whether this holiday weekend marks the beginning of your biking season or you have already started enjoying motorcycle weather, make sure your bike is fully prepared with our Motorcycle Spring Cleaning Checklist. Fuel UpRead More
What State Has the Most Motorcycle Deaths?
A study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revealed that the most motorcycle deaths in the country during 2015-2016, occurred in the state of Florida. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, 4,486 motorcyclists lost their lives in the United States during the subject time period. The American Automobile Association (AAA) reportsRead More
Is Delray Beach Ready for Self-Driving Cars?
The future is here! As you may know, yet another self-driving robo car was involved in a real-life crash. This time, it was an Uber car involved a collision on Friday, March 24 in Tempe, Arizona. According to the NY Times, the impact of the the crash caused the vehicle to roll over onto itsRead More
Motorcyclist Dies in Delray Beach After Crash with Mercedes Benz
According to a recent Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office crash report, a 48 year old male motorcyclist was killed on Tuesday January 31, 2017 after his 2010 Honda Fury collided with a Mercedes Benz in a motorcycle accident in West Delray Beach. According to accident case investigators, the biker was traveling north on Jog Rd.Read More
Do you know why truck accidents occur?
On behalf of ZAPPITELL Law Firm posted in Truck Accidents on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. When you look at a truck, what do you see? Like most, especially if you’re driving a passenger car, you can’t get over the size of these vehicles. If a car is involved in an accident with a truck, theRead More