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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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AAA Reveals New Distracted Driving Campaign

May 1, 2019
The American Automobile Association (AAA) created a new campaigned to raise awareness about distracted driving. The campaign, titled “Don’t drive intoxicated, don’t drive “intexticated,” shows a side-by-side picture of a driver holding an alcoholic beverage and holding a cell phone. The text reads “You don’t d... read more

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Alabama House Passes Anti-Road Rage Bill

April 18, 2019
Recently, the Alabama House of Representatives voted on a bill that would ticket drivers who stay in the left lane on the interstates for more than a mile and a half without passing another vehicle. The goal of the bill is to reduce road rage. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Phillip Pettus who is […] Continue Reading

Floyd Hunter Releases Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage Guide

April 17, 2019
Do you know if you are protected if you are in an accident with driver who doesn’t have insurance, or doesn’t have enough insurance? Unfortunately, although liability insurance is mandatory, many drivers are not insured. In fact, Alabama has the sixth highest number of uninsured motorists in the nation. This mea... read more

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Important Distracted Driving Statistics You Need to Know

April 10, 2019
Are you guilty of distracted driving? If you look around, chances are you have seen drivers using their phones behind the wheel. Many people use their phones while driving out of habit. While it is tempting to do so, even looking down for a split second could have dangerous consequences and put your life and […] Continue Reading

5 Tips for Drivers to Avoid Accidents in Work Zones

April 8, 2019
Today kicks off National Work Zone Awareness Week, which focuses on informing the public about the importance of driving safely and adhering to speed limits. Unfortunately, workers are put in danger when people drive recklessly in work zones, and this behavior can have dangerous consequences. Tragically, an Alabama construc... read more

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What You Need to Do After a Car Accident?

March 21, 2019
When going about your normal day, the last thing you want is to be in a car accident. Unfortunately, car crashes happen every 200 seconds in Alabama, and the likelihood of being involved in an accident in a lifetime is 98%. With these odds, what should you do to prepare yourself if you’re ever in […] Continue Reading

Hands-Free Driving Bill Presented to Alabama House Committee

March 21, 2019
The Alabama House Committee recently approved the Hands-Free Driving bill, which would make it illegal to hold or use a phone while driving. The committee will present the bill to the full House. Michelle Lunsford, the grieving mother of Camryn Callaway, who was killed last year in a distracted driving accident, provided gr... read more

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Increase in Alabama Car Accident Fatalities During Spring Break

March 12, 2019
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the number of fatal accidents on Alabama roads more than doubles during college spring break season. This brings the number of fatalities to approximately 30-36, all of which could have been prevented. The increase in accidents during this time is in part because more ... read more

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