Car accident hospitalizes 4, investigators search for answers

April 22nd, 2013 - by DKRPA

Two vehicles were involved in a car accident in Palm Beach County, Florida recently, which sent four people to the hospital — one of which needed an airlift to get there, and another had to be freed from a vehicle by emergency responders. The car accident occurred in the evening, and there are few details […]

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Truck driver lets stranger into cab; stranger steals, wrecks truck

April 18th, 2013 - by DKRPA

A few weeks ago, we talked about how truck drivers can benefit from using caffeine. Caffeine is one of just a handful of substances truck drivers utilize to stay awake on long, overnight trips. However, not every truck driver stays away from the more dangerous substances. A truck accident on the West Coast will make […]

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Texting pedestrians are far more prevalent than you may think

April 15th, 2013 - by DKRPA

We often talk about the dangerous and amazingly reckless decisions that drivers make on the road. Near the top of this list (and arguably on top of it) is texting. Texting while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is a negligent act; and it for those who do not partake in the dangerous act, […]

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Dangers of small bus carriers highlighted by recent investigation

April 12th, 2013 - by DKRPA

One of the major topics we cover here on this blog is the negligent nature of bus carriers. Not necessarily big bus carriers, mind you (though they are susceptible to mistakes and reckless behavior as well) — but the small carriers that no one would consider to investigate. It has been a major thorn in […]

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Freak incident causes man to lose finger at museum exhibit

March 29th, 2013 - by DKRPA

This story may be a little bit on the older side, but it provides an important look at how someone’s life can be permanently affected by unsafe premises or by the negligence of another. The incident may not have occurred in Florida, but that is not the point. A man attended a museum in Texas […]

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Chain reaction crash at car wash pinned on Florida man

March 26th, 2013 - by DKRPA

In an unfortunate and somewhat bizarre car accident in Palm Beach County, five people were sent to the hospital and “several vehicles” were damaged according to law enforcement officials. The pileup occurred in the parking lot (or possibly the waiting line) of a local car wash, injuring workers at the facility. The accident happened because […]

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Florida resident critical after pedestrian accident

March 19th, 2013 - by DKRPA

A pedestrian accident in West Palm Beach has left one Florida resident in critical condition at a nearby hospital and a community asking questions about how the incident occurred. Very little information is being released about the story, other than the patient’s condition and that investigators are looking into the incident. So what can we […]

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Palm Beach school bus accident raises safety questions

March 14th, 2013 - by DKRPA

One of the last things a parent wants to hear as they roll into work is that their child — who they just ushered to the bus stop not 20 minutes ago — was injured in a school bus accident. It is unimaginable what they must go through during those next few minutes. The accident […]

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‘Minor’ accident results in major injuries for Florida resident

January 28th, 2013 - by DKRPA

Palm Beach County safety officials were called to the scene of a car accident in Jupiter, Florida last week, one that was characterized as only dealing “minor” damage to the vehicles involved. However, for one of the people in the two vehicles, “minor” does not even begin to describe the pain and suffering they are […]

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Florida elementary school teaches kids about pedestrian safety

January 18th, 2013 - by DKRPA

Pedestrian safety is a growing concern both nationally and here in Palm Beach, Florida. Motor vehicles are getting more complex, sporting incredible performance features that make them faster and more powerful than ever before. At the same time, cell phones and other distracting pieces of technology make it more likely that a driver is not […]

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