June 1, 2021
Driving Safely Through Roundabouts

The Ins and Outs of Driving Safely Through Roundabouts

Today, I want to talk to you about how to navigate roundabouts in Florida. Now roundabouts are typically smaller than traffic circles and typically don’t have any sort of stop signs or traffic signals at them. So they’re a much smaller type of circle that you would encounter here in Florida. When you approach a roundabout slow down and always yield to traffic already in the circle. So as you approach it and look to the left, If there’s already a car in the circle, you need to yield to that car, If there’s space you can enter the circle, […]
May 24, 2021
Is it illegal to drive with your hazard lights on in Florida?

Is it illegal to drive with your hazard lights on in Florida?

Today, I want to talk to you about using your hazard lights on your vehicle in Florida. In Florida, it’s a law that you can only use your hazard lights in one of two situations. One your car is disabled on the side of the road or two you’re part of a funeral procession. Other than that do not use your hazard lights. A lot of times there might be a storm that comes through and it’s raining very heavily and people turn their hazard lights on as they’re driving on the road. That is illegal, it’s dangerous, and you […]
May 10, 2021

After a car accident can I still make an injury claim if I wasn’t wearing a seatbelt?

Today I want to talk to you about wearing a seatbelt in Florida if you’re operating a motor vehicle. As you may know or may not know in Florida, it is the law that you wear a seatbelt if you’re operating a motor vehicle. If you’re not wearing a seat belt, it’s a violation of the law. You could get a ticket, but this is the most important thing. If you’re involved in an accident and you are injured and not wearing a seatbelt that can be used as evidence of negligence on your part. In Florida, we’re a comparative […]
April 19, 2021
Texting and Driving Laws in FL

Texting and driving laws in Florida

Prior to 2019, texting and driving was a secondary offense. This means that if you’re pulled over for something else and the police officers saw that you were texting and driving, they could give you a citation for texting and driving in addition to that primary offense. In 2019, things changed, and texting and driving itself became a primary offense, which means that you could be pulled over and cited for it on its own if a police officer saw you doing it. So in Florida, while you’re driving you cannot enter into your phone or any sort of personal […]
April 12, 2021
Florida Laws Turn Signals

What are the laws in Florida regarding turn signals?

In Florida, it’s a law that if you’re making any turn, including changing lanes, you must give at least 100 feet notice by using a turn signal or if you don’t have a turn signal for any reason using an arm signal. This is important because it allows any cars around you to know that you’re actually changing lanes or making a turn so they can anticipate your movement and drive safely past you. A lot of times you’re driving on the road and there might not be any cars around you may think you don’t need to use your […]
April 5, 2021
Who Has The Right of Way After 4 Way Stop

Who has the right of way at a 4-way stop?

Today, I want to talk to you about four way stops. Here in Florida there are a lot of four-way stop intersections where there’s a stop sign in all four corners. When you approach a four-way intersection with stop signs, the car that gets there first has the right away and should proceed forward or to whichever direction they’re going. If two cars get there at the same time, the car to the right has a right of way and should go first. This is very important here in Florida for several reasons, one of which there are many four-way […]
March 29, 2021
Are Pedestrians Required To Walk On Sidewalk Florida

Are pedestrians required to walk on the sidewalk in Florida?

Today, I want to talk to you about pedestrian law. So if you’re walking somewhere and there’s a sidewalk here in Florida, you need to walk on the sidewalk. It is the law that you stay on the sidewalk if one is provided. If however, there is no sidewalk provided you can walk in the street, but you need to walk against traffic. So if you’re walking on the roadway, it’ll be on the left side of the road facing traffic. that’s the law here in Florida. It’s safer that way so you can see cars coming at you. Of […]
March 22, 2021
Do You Have To Stop At A Crosswalk?

Do you have to stop at a crosswalk?

As many of you know as you’ve traveled around Florida and all different roads, you see crosswalks and those are the stripe areas whether or not it’s at an intersection or in the middle of the road that allows pedestrians to cross safely. Some of these areas do have signs that show you that it is a crosswalk and other times there might be flashing lights, and sometimes there are no signs at all. The bottom line is if there is a crosswalk and a pedestrian is attempting to cross in that crosswalk you as a driver have to stop […]
March 15, 2021
After an Accident Occurs Can A Passenger Make A Claim Against The Driver

After an accident occurs can a passenger make a claim against the driver?

Today, I want to talk to you about whether or not you can make a claim against the driver of the car that you’re a passenger in. The short answer to the question is it depends. Many times you’re in a car and you’re involved in an accident and typically the other driver is at fault and you can make a claim against that other driver. but sometimes if you’re a passenger in a vehicle, the driver of the car you’re in could be at fault, and can you make a claim against them? So basically, if the driver of […]
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