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Security Flaws Found In Internet-Equipped Vehicles

Posted: August 28th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A Los Angeles based software development team has discovered a cybersecurity risk that could potentially leave drivers with Internet equipped vehicles vulnerable to hackers. NBC Miami reports that new vehicles that have onboard internet connectivity are vulnerable to hacks while drivers are behind the wheel and that could mean a potential loss of control of the vehicle. One of the software engineers that were part of the investigative team who … Read More »

Pickup Truck Crashes Into School Bus, One Child Injured

Posted: August 21st, 2019 | Categories: In The News

When it comes to driving, age and experience can make all the difference. Because teen drivers have less experience and tend to act impulsively, they are at greater risk of getting into an accident. Such an accident happened last week when a teen driver hit a school bus that has left one second-grader injured. CBS Local in Miami reports that on Monday, August 12th, the first day of classes, the … Read More »

Plane Lands In Marsh In Jacksonville, Pilot Uninjured

Posted: August 14th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A Piper PA-28 crash-landed in a marsh near Jacksonville earlier this month. Miraculously, the pilot was uninjured. The CBS Local station in Miami reports that on Sunday, August 4th at approximately 10:00 a.m. the single-engine aircraft landed in the marsh near Mill Cove area of the St. John’s River. The pilot was able to bring the plane to a landing without causing significant damage to the aircraft or injuring himself. … Read More »

Hit-And-Run Driver Strikes Person Waiting For Bus

Posted: August 7th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Millions of people rely on buses and public transportation to help them get around. It provides an economical, mostly safe way for passengers to get to work, school, or run errands.  For those waiting along the bus routes, cities benches provide a way for passengers to sit while they wait. NBC Miami reports that a man who was waiting for a bus on a bus bench in the area near … Read More »

Accident In Hialeah Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

Posted: July 31st, 2019 | Categories: In The News

The state of Florida has one of the highest rates of automobile fatalities of any other state in the United States. Although the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) shows that in 2016, there were a total of 3,176 fatalities in 2,935 fatal accidents in Florida.  The number of motor vehicle fatalities decreased by 1.8% in 2017, while early estimates submitted for 2018 … Read More »

Police Cracking Down On Speeders In New Operation

Posted: July 24th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

The state of Florida has long had a reputation as some of the fastest, if not the most, reckless drivers in the country. Our roadways are filled with motorists who drive recklessly and at high rates of speed. These two factors are both major contributing of fatal accidents in Florida and across the country. According to a recent story reported by CBS in Miami, in 2018 statistics from the Florida … Read More »

Speeding Driver Causes SUV To Roll Over

Posted: July 17th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A driver with a history of moving violations including four license suspensions and two prior convictions of DUI has been arrested after a hit-and-run crash in Hialeah that has left one person dead. CBS Local in Miami reported that on Wednesday, July 3rd, Danny Leiva, 40, was driving a 2009 Toyota Camry eastbound on East 5th Avenue in the southbound lanes at high speed. Leiva continued until reaching the intersection … Read More »

Two Motorcycles Collide Head-on, Both Riders Dead

Posted: July 11th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

Two motorcyclists were killed in a head-on collision over the extended July 4th holiday. Flagler Life reported on their website that the crash happened on the evening of Monday, July 1st on State Road A1A sat approximately 8:30 p.m. south of Varn Park. A spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol said that a northbound motorcyclist attempted to pass two other northbound motor vehicles at a high rate of speed. The … Read More »

Man Accused Of Killing Flamingo Dies In Pedestrian Accident

Posted: July 5th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

CBS Miami reports that a man who spent time in jail after he killed the beloved Chilean Pink Flamingo known as Pinky has died after being struck by a vehicle last month. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that on June 5th just after 6:00 a.m., Joseph Correo, 48 was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck as he attempted to cross State Road 50, near Story Partin Road, just a … Read More »

Police Officer Dragged During Traffic Stop

Posted: June 27th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A traffic stop last month turned terrifying for an Orlando Police officer who was being dragged while hanging out of the window of a vehicle. Miami’s CBS Local station recently released a report featuring video from the officer’s body cam as he hung on for his life. According to the arrest report, the motorist reached speeds as high as 60 miles per hour as he attempted to escape being arrested. … Read More »

Police Chase In Miami Ends In The Upper Keys

Posted: June 20th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

A police chase involving Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies on Tuesday, June 11th t that began in Miami and ended in the Upper Keys has ended in the arrest of a 50-year-old man who led them. CBS Miami reports that Mark Edward Welch of Lake Worth had been involved in a hit-and-run collision before the chase. When Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies and three other law enforcement agencies engaged in the chase … Read More »

Road Rage Leads To Shooting Death

Posted: June 13th, 2019 | Categories: In The News

It seems unfathomable that a mistake made in traffic can drive someone to the point of murder. A recent confrontation over one driver cutting off another led to two people being killed in a case of road rage. NBC Miami reports that on Friday, June 9th at approximately 2:00 p.m. Keith Byrne, 41, was driving a white work pickup truck when he mistakenly cut off the driver of a blue … Read More »