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Oops! Tampa Bay Motorists Make Unexpected Trip Over Howard Frankland Bridge

Tampa Bay residents know well the headache of construction and resulting traffic and detours, but a group of motorists on Monday night (September 30) ended up with a much more complicated (and lengthy) journey than usual when they were accidentally redirected across the renowned Howard Frankland Bridge toward St. Petersburg (read more about it here). […]

Are You A “Traffic Faux-Pas” Offender? Avoid A Bad Reputation on the Road

No one enjoys being around an individual who lacks tact, consideration of those around them, or basic manners. However, when it comes to the road, a surprising number of people actually commit a “traffic faux-pas” on a regular basis, and don’t even realize their mistake! What’s worse, some of these are actually against traffic laws […]

Top 3 Traffic Apps for Drivers in The Tampa Bay Area

With the recent buzz surrounding the use of cell phones and devices while in the car, and new laws put in place to prevent texting and the hands-on use of phones while driving, many people are wondering how this applies to using their traffic applications, digital maps, etc. It’s important to note that the new […]

Don’t Let Your Guard Down: Safe Driving When School Is in Session

School has been back in session for almost two weeks now here in the Tampa Bay area, and the reality of homework, bus schedules, and after-school activities is setting in with students and parents alike. For those of us who commute to work each day, the reality of getting stuck behind busses or waiting on […]

Commuter Chaos: 5 Worst Rush Hour Traffic Jams in Tampa

For those of us who live and work here, Tampa’s traffic troubles are no secret. Whether you live in the heart of the city or commute to one of the outlying suburbs each day, battling the various bottlenecks and backups that happen Monday-Friday (and even on the weekends) can get tiresome, and in many cases, […]

No Driver Needed: Are Autonomous Vehicles Coming to Florida?

Technology has expanded to affect many areas of our society, from classrooms to courtrooms, but with a recent bill signed into law by Governor DeSantis, it could also impact transportation here in Florida. HB 311 allows autonomous vehicle testing by removing many of the obstacles that currently prevent these self-driving cars from occupying our highways. […]

Know Before You Go: 4 Important Items to Bring to Your First Meeting with Your Personal Injury Attorney

Being involved in a car accident is traumatic no matter how minor. But if you’ve suffered an injury in that car accident, you’re likely dealing with physical pain, medical treatment, and/or recovery time in addition to the headache of dealing with the actual incident itself. Obviously, if you are the victim in an accident where […]

Go Hands Free: Why Tampa Bay Drivers Should Be Wary About Phone Use Behind The Wheel

Texting while driving has been labeled as taboo for a long while now. With the increase in the number of accidents caused by cell phone use behind the wheel, it’s understandable why people are infuriated when they see a driver texting, talking, or otherwise typing while driving. However, we’re also keenly aware of just how […]

Allergies and Driving: Is There A Link Between Pollen and Driver Performance in Florida?

We all know that throwing back a few drinks and getting behind the wheel is never ok. We’re sure you’ve never given much thought to dusting the yellow cloud of springtime pollen off of your car and hitting the road though, right? Obviously, allergy season is a big deal for those who suffer with seasonal […]

Tampa Bay Makes Top 20 for Worst Drivers in the US

Florida isn’t exactly known for its outstanding drivers throughout the U.S.; however, recent studies (featured here: https://www.tampabay.com/florida/2019/03/15/where-are-some-of-the-countrys-most-aggressive-drivers-no-surprise-theyre-in-florida/) have shown our habits behind the wheel to be worse than we expected. Three of Florida’s major metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Miami) have placed in the top 20 for most dangerous drivers, with Tampa falling in […]

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