Category Archives: Driving

The Three Types of Distracted Driving

Despite the fact that laws around Volusia County and the state of Florida have attempted to address the serious problem of distracted driving, this is still a rampant issue causing accidents and serious injuries. There are three primary types of distracted driving: visual, cognitive, and manual. When a driver is not paying attention, pedestrians, bicyclists, and passengers and other vehicles are at risk of being hurt in critical car accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that distracted driving was the root cause of nearly 400,000 accident-related injuries in 2011 alone. Drivers often underestimate the impact of not paying... Read More

Top Tips for Driving in Construction Work Zones

Although there are usually individuals with flags or other signs that notify you are entering a work zone, it’s important to be especially aware of safety risk in these areas. Unfortunately, not all drivers in Daytona Beach recognize the importance of proceeding cautiously in a construction work zone. Your ability to navigate the restricted roadways in a work zone as well is to avoid the erratic or dangerous behavior of other drivers can reduce the chances that you’ll be involved in a serious accident. Drivers are the most frequent fatality in a work zone, not the employees. Recognizing the inherent... Read More