Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

July 10, 2019
Summertime is here, and many families are planning to head out on road trips to their favorite sunny destinations. Whether you’re camping, heading to the lake or going for a day trip, it’s important to make sure you are fully prepared before hitting the road. Attorney Mike White recently joined Alabama Live Host Tonya T... read more

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips Parents Need to Know

July 9, 2019
With scorching summer temperatures, a day swimming at the pool can be a great way to cool off from the heat, relax and make fun summer memories. Yet, it is important to take swimming safety seriously and understand the risks to keep your children safe. We want to help ensure a day at the pool […] Continue Reading

Fourth of July Weekend Driving Safety Tips

July 2, 2019
Fourth of July is almost here, and many people are looking forward to visiting friends and family for picnics, pool parties and firework celebrations. With more people on the road traveling, and an increased risk of drunk driving during the holiday, it’s important to take precautions to help ensure everyone has a happy an... read more

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Alabama Ranks High in Nation for Motorcycle Fatalities

June 25, 2019
According to a recent report, Alabama ranks 15th in the nation for the highest number of motorcycle deaths. In 2017, the latest data available from ALDOT, there were 1,918 motorcycle crashes, resulting in 1,222 injuries and tragically, 79 fatalities in Alabama. What Factors Contribute to Motorcycle Accidents? Riding a moto... read more

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Alabama Drunk Driving Statistics and Prevention Tips

June 20, 2019
Jeff Hunter recently appeared on WNCF ABC 32 with host Ellis Eskew to discuss the dangers of drunk driving and share potentially life-saving tips all Alabama drivers need to know. The segment began with a shocking statement: Nearly every 48 minutes, a person is killed from drunk driving in the U.S. Jeff stated that unfortun... read more

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Bike Safety Infographic for Cyclists & Drivers

June 18, 2019
With summer around the corner, many people enjoy being outside in the beautiful weather. This means more people will be out riding their bikes on trails, in neighborhoods and on the roads. Unfortunately, thousands of bike accidents occur each year, which is why it is critical that cyclists and drivers understand the risks a... read more

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House Approves Bill Requiring Seat Belts for All Vehicle Occupants

June 6, 2019
The Alabama House of Representatives recently passed a bill which requires all vehicle occupants to wear seat belts. This makes Alabama the 29th state to make seat belts mandatory for all car occupants in both the front and back seats. In an earlier blog, we reported that nearly half of car accident victims in Alabama [&hel... read more

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Lack of Seat Belts Cited in Nearly Half of Alabama’s Fatal Crashes

May 31, 2019
About half of all traffic fatalities recorded in Alabama involved those who were not wearing safety belts, according to a study from the University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety. The Center for Advanced Public Safety at the University of Alabama analyzed crash data from 2018 to determine 366, nearly half, of ... read more

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Safety Tips for Bicyclists and Drivers

May 15, 2019
Attorney Steve Floyd recently appeared on WSFA NBC 12’s Alabama Live show with host Tonya Terry to discuss bike safety in honor of national bike month. With the weather getting warmer, more and more cyclists are heading out on the roads. Yet, drivers need to make a consistent effort to look out for cyclists and […] Continue Reading

Thousands of Alabama Drivers Illegally Pass School Buses Each Day

May 7, 2019
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), illegal bus passing is a major national issue, as there are a significant number of violators, even though passing is illegal in all 50 states. In Alabama, there were 1,390 incidents of cars illegally passing stopped school buses in a single day in 201... read more

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