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Florida Continues Tough Stance on Texting While Driving
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Apr 17, 2019In Florida, a proposal will be heard by the House regarding texting and driving, which could potentially turn it into a primary offense. Today, texting while driving is still treated as a secondary offense and police officers cannot pull you over if they see you texting while driving. However, if an officer pulls you over for a primary offense, such as speeding, and sees that you were texting ...Continue Reading
Opioid Epidemic Has an Impact on Roadway Safety, Researchers Say
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Apr 9, 2019America’s opioid epidemic is one of massive proportions. Numbers from the National Safety Council make that clear: For the first time in history, Americans are more likely to die from accidental opioid overdoses than from fatal auto accidents; Opioids cause over 100 deaths each day, and tens of thousands of deaths each year. Statistics like these send a sobering reminder about how powerful and ...Continue Reading
Staffing Shortages in Florida Highway Patrol, Trucking Industry Could Impact Motorists
Posted By Todd Miner Law || Apr 2, 2019Across the nation, there are more jobs available than there are workers who can fill them. Though the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in nearly two decades, many businesses are struggling to overcome the challenges of worker shortages. Consistently flat wages, less bargaining power, and increased productivity and market concentration (i.e. fewer companies own a greater share ...Continue Reading
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