Asleep At The Wheel

By |2017-04-21T05:28:28-07:00April 21st, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

The government estimates that drowsy drivers cause about 72,000 serious injury crashes a year, and that number may be underreported. Much like alcohol, fatigue slows reaction time, inhibits concentration, and impairs judgment ability. All these things significantly increase the risk of a serious car crash. In fact, driving after eighteen hours without sleep is like [...]

Fatigued Driving In Florida

By |2017-03-14T10:30:42-07:00January 27th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

In Orlando alone, 60 percent of drivers admit they have operated a vehicle in the last twelve months even though they knew they were too fatigued to drive safely, and because this figure is self-reported, it is probably vastly understated. Nationwide, fatigue driving causes about one million vehicle collisions a year, and many of them [...]

Asleep At The Wheel

By |2016-10-20T10:11:38-07:00October 21st, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A teenager is dead after a woman dozed off while driving, ran off the road and collided with a disabled vehicle on the shoulder. According to the Florida Highway Patrol and witnesses at the scene, 16-year-old Sanjay Nandram, of Apopka, was standing next to his vehicle after a non-injury accident forced it onto the east [...]

Fireball Crash Near Walt Disney World

By |2016-07-19T11:28:41-07:00June 3rd, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

At least eleven people were seriously hurt after an SUV driver, who may have fallen asleep while driving, crossed the centerline and collided with a busload of people. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Megan Hester-Villalobos, of Groveland, was southbound on the northbound side of Sherbeth Road when she smashed into the 16-passenger bus; [...]