The residents of Orlando may be wondering if we are ever going to catch a break. Likely hoping that the new year brings new hope and less violence. Just shy of three months after the tragic shooting that took 49 […]
“What if it could be easier and safer for everyone to get around?” This is the tagline of Google’s Self-Driving Car Project. With statistics being released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that human error is the cause […]
Orlando is known as the theme park capital of the world. It’s home to Disney and Universal Studios, along with many other theme parks such as SeaWorld, Wet’n’Wild and FunSpot. Many theme parks in Orlando have begun to incorporate water […]
Six bills were introduced in the Florida House and Senate this legislative session to place tougher regulations on texting while driving. Two sets of bills double the fines for texting while in a school zone, while one set actually make the offense primary. Florida is in the minority of states that make it only a secondary offense, meaning you must also commit another traffic violation to be cited. Read about the introduced bills.
The Florida House Economic Affairs Committee passed a bill that will head to the Florida House floor for a vote on creating state-wide regulations on ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft. The bill provides minimum insurance coverage requirements and ends local regulation.
Approximately 200,000 injuries occur annually on public playgrounds. Many of them could be avoided if public schools made sure their playgrounds were safe and followed clear guidelines and recommendations. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Handbook on Public Playground Safety was adopted by Florida and should be followed by all public schools.
New Year’s Eve is a time for renewal and celebration and, of course, fireworks. Whether you’re enjoying a local fireworks show held be the city, or lighting sparklers in your backyard, it is important to remember that safety is […]
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