Summer Deck Safety

As the weather gets warmer, more people take to the outdoors to congregate on patios and decks and not surprisingly more decks fail in the summer months than the rest of the seasons combined. The tragedy with deck collapses is they usually occur during a joyous occasion when friends and family are gathered to celebrate. Read More

Driving Drowsy Similar to Drunk Driving

Drowsy driving causes more than 100,000 crashes a year, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths. (NHTAS). Despite these high numbers drowsy driving remains underreported and estimates are conservative. Read More

Technology Addresses Top Highway Safety Threats

Our society suffers from the many car accidents that occur every year. In an effort to protect its citizens, the government has begun to speed up research on technologies that would prevent many of these accidents. Joan Lowy, of the Associated Press, reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...
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Auto Safety Gets a Shake Up

Auto Accident prevention is taken very seriously at Rubenstein Law. That’s why we took notice when the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently “de-throned” some kings of car safety. Among them…the Toyota Camry, which has been a favorite with Consumer Reports for many years. Read More

Broward County Men Killed While Changing a Flat

I-95 in Pompano Beach was the scene of a deadly accident over the weekend. Three men died and two more are critically injured from a car accident in Palm Beach County. The group of Broward roofing company workers were on their way to a job when they got a flat...
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Memorial Day Car Accidents High Among Teen Drivers

Florida teen drivers just embarked on the 100 deadliest days of driving (summer break)...starting with Memorial Day weekend. While car accidents involving young drivers typically increases this time of year, the odds are going even higher now that half of all...
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Safer Traffic Lights in Broward County

Broward County has taken a step toward safety for nighttime drivers at one local intersection. The county has made traffic light changes to the intersection where a teenager was killed in car crash three months ago by no longer allowing them to blink at night. The traffic lights were blinking...
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Florida Driving Dangers During the Holidays

South Florida is paradise this time of year, but very shortly thousands of drivers will hit the road and head north for the holidays. It’s great to see friends and family for Christmas, but getting there can be far more dangerous than it seems. I hope you’ll steer...
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Smart Phones…Dumb Drivers?  The Federal Gov’t May Step In.

Florida drivers currently have no legal requirement to leave their cell phones off while driving, but that may soon change. This week the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended all states ban cell phone use behind the wheel, becoming the first federal agency to call for an outright prohibition on...
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Drowsy Driving a Holiday Danger

Floridians survived another year of frantic Black Friday shopping but at what cost? Over the Thanksgiving holiday a 36-year-old Florida Target store employee drove her car into a 20-foot deep canal after working the night shift on Black Friday. Police say the woman lost control of her vehicle due to...
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