19 Year-Old, Delray Beach Woman Charged with DUI

October 23rd, 2012 - by niftyadmin

A 19 year-old, Delray Beach woman, Amy Merrill, was charged with DUI involving serious bodily injury. Merrill initially told investigators that she lost control of her Ford Explorer after going over a speed bump, striking parked cars. She later admitted to “huffing” a can of computer keyboard dust spray. Huffing is a term used to […]

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Head-on collision in Palm Beach severely injures 2 people

October 19th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

The morning commute usually isn’t kind to Palm Beach residents; but for two people on Friday morning, their commute turned into an absolute disaster. A head-on collision left two Florida residents seriously injured. Police are unsure as to why the accident occurred, and there are no initial reports about the injuries suffered by the victims. […]

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Palm Beach crash sends 2 Floridians to hospital

October 12th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

A crash on Interstate 95 in West Palm Beach, Florida left two people hospitalized. Parts of the highway had to be shut down due to the crash. While there are few details about the car accident, what is clear from photographic evidence of the crash scene is that the collision was quite violent. One car […]

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Slick conditions cause fatal Florida wreck, but driver still flees

October 9th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

As many Florida residents are aware, rainy conditions make road conditions a bit more dangerous. When it hasn’t rained in a while, left over oils and slick residues that have built up on the road’s surface create havoc for drivers when it eventually does rain. This seems to be the reason why a fatal crash […]

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Broward police officer suffers serious injuries in car crash

October 5th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

We often talk about the serious or catastrophic injuries that people can suffer in a car accident, but sometimes it’s tough to actually realize what it means to have to live with these injuries. Imagine something as simple as a broken bone — say it’s your hand. Is this a serious injury? Not particularly, but it […]

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Without a valid license, Florida teen causes fatal 3-car wreck

September 28th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

In the state of Florida, a teenager must be at least 15 years of age before they can receive a learner’s permit. With such a permit, the young driver must have a licensed 21-year-old licensed in the car anytime they get behind the wheel. Once they turn 16, they may get an intermediate license, and […]

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Man Killed in Crash in Lake Worth

September 27th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

A 53 year old Miramar man was killed this morning on Lake Worth Road in Lake Worth, Florida.  Gerald R. Berry was driving a 2005 Ford E-250 van westbound on Lake Worth Road.  Directly in front of him was a semi tractor trailer who was stopped for a school bus.  After the school bus picked […]

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NHTSA announces 2013 vehicles that will receive safety tests

September 24th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

One of the greatest influences on the reduction in national car accident rate is the vast improvement of car safety equipment in past two decades. The frame of the vehicle; safety systems that aid the driver; and improved equipment — from better tires to more responsive brake systems — have dropped the U.S. accident rate to record […]

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Street racing puts the lives of pedestrians in danger

September 14th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

Last month, a serious car accident injured 10 people in Orlando, Florida. Most of the injured people were pedestrians, watching an illegal street race where one of the participants lost control of his or her vehicle and careened into the crowd. This is just one of many high-profile street racing accidents that have occurred nationally […]

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Text ‘voicemail’ app could save the lives of many Floridians

September 12th, 2012 - by niftyadmin

The texting while driving debate really comes down to two things: can a national system be implemented that completed prevents a driver from sending or receiving a text message? And if the answer is no (which, both currently and in the near future, is the case), will drivers hold themselves personally responsible for paying attention […]

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