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Florida Horn Honking Laws Vague

January 28th, 2019 - In Safety and Prevention

Recently, a story about a Massachusetts woman getting a ticket for horn honking made the viral rounds. The woman was driving and was allegedly cut off by a vehicle. She honked her horn. Her horn honking may have been considered aggressive, as it sparked the attention of the offender who …

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Indiana Lawmakers Propose Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children Present

January 25th, 2019 - In Community, Safety and Prevention

While it may feel like a no brainer, only a little over a handful of states and Puerto Rico have regulations banning an adult from smoking in a car where a child is present. Most recently to throw their hat into the ring are Indiana lawmakers.

A bipartisan bill was

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Are Headlights Blinding You, Lately?

January 22nd, 2019 - In Safety and Prevention

Have you felt, “Blinded by the (head)lights,” lately? Did you sing that? We hope you did. But we also hope you haven’t been too blinded by the lights. Oops, we did it again!

Oh, music puns, you’re too easy.

Anyway, chances are on the high side that you’ve encountered more …

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Traveling With a Assisted Mobility Devices Just Got Safer

December 31st, 2018 - In Safety and Prevention, Tips

If you aren’t familiar, Senator Tammy Duckworth (D., Illinois) is a veteran who lost her legs in combat. When traveling, Duckworth prefers to not wear her prosthetics. Instead, she prefers to travel with her motorized wheelchair. Duckworth has had a few issues with her mobility devices getting damaged by airlines…

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Red Tide Leaves Tampa Bay as 2018 Comes to an End

December 30th, 2018 - In Community, Safety and Prevention, Tampa Bay News

For the past six months or so, Pinellas and Manatee County beaches have suffered from the sights and awful smells courtesy of Florida’s 2018 Red Tide outbreak. Red Tide brought in mounds of dead fish and sea life from dolphins to manatees to turtles and everything in between. This impacted …

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Tampa Flu Reports on the Rise as We Head Into 2019

December 27th, 2018 - In Community, Safety and Prevention

If you or a loved one hasn’t gotten the flu shot yet, you may want to reconsider. Physicians across Tampa Bay are reporting a higher incidence of flu this time of the year than in years past. Individuals under the age of 18, especially those with weakened immune systems may …

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Florida Lawmakers Eying New Ban on Texting While Driving for 2019

November 29th, 2018 - In Community, Safety and Prevention

Distracted driving has been an issue on Florida roads for quite some time. As text messaging becomes more and more ingrained in our daily lives, as is the continual tether to technology, people can’t put their phones down. Driver’s can’t put phones down even when they are driving. You may …

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Investigators Zero In on Fraudulent Panhandle Contractors

October 30th, 2018 - In Community, Insurance News, Insurance Tips & Info, Safety and Prevention, Tips

It’s no surprise to see contractors move in on an area after a natural disaster takes place. However, whenever a disaster occurs in Florida, there will always be a bad apple or two in the bunch. This is why fraud investigators created a task force to get the upper hand.…

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Over 100 Reports of Kia and Hyundai Vehicles Bursting Into Flames

September 27th, 2018 - In Community, Safety and Prevention

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was forwarded complaints of over 100 Kia and Hyundai vehicles that have burst into flames. There are additional complaints from over 200 vehicles with a burning smell and melted wires in the engine compartment of their Hyundai and Kia vehicles.

The Center for …

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2018 Update to American Academy of Pediatrics Car Seat Recommendations

August 30th, 2018 - In Safety and Prevention, Tips

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its recommendations for child car seats in the latest issue of Pediatrics. According to a press release from the AAP, the organization previously gave the recommendation for rear-facing car seats to remain rear-facing until the age of 2.

Many parents look forward …

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