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Drive Safely During The Holiday Season

Drive Safely During The Holiday Season

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The holiday season is an exciting time for many. It’s a time of joy and celebration. But the holidays also bring with them increased dangers on the road. Generally, there are more motor vehicle crashes during the holiday season than any other time of the year…. Read More »

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Top 10 Deadliest Intersections in Palm Beach County

Top 10 Deadliest Intersections in Palm Beach County

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Distracted driving is a major cause of traffic crashes, injuries and deaths on Palm Beach County roadways.  At virtually every intersection I see people in the cars beside me either texting, with their phone up to their ear, or even video chatting!  It blows my mind that drivers of modern cars, equipped with Bluetooth,… Read More »

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Teen Driver Safety

Teen Driver Safety

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Teenage years are understandably the most challenging for both parents and teens.  This is the time when typical teenagers begin to show more independence from their parents and take on more responsibilities. In Florida, teenagers can obtain a driver’s license at just 16 years old. Although this may be exciting for your teenager, it’s… Read More »

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School Bus Safety Tips As Children Head Back To School

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Florida school buses carry precious cargo – our children. Motorists should always be alert and drive with caution around school buses and in school zones where children may be present like schools, bus stops, school buses, and school parking lots. Parents should also go over safety tips with their children to make sure they… Read More »

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New Laws Starting July 1st

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

The Florida Legislature passed, and Governor Desantis signed, numerous new laws that go into effect on July 1. Some of the laws that could affect you are as follows: Teacher Pay– The State of Florida has recognized that in order to provide the best education for its children, teachers must be paid reasonably.  This… Read More »

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New Texting Law Goes Into Effect July 1st

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

It has been widely reported that texting while driving causes more teen deaths than even drunk driving.  Indeed, the CDC says, “Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.” Despite these shocking statistics, Florida has been… Read More »

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Florida is Finally Addressing Distracted Driving

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

We have all known that cell phone usage while driving is both distracting and has caused an increase in motor vehicle crashes. According to the State Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were almost 50,000 crashes involving distracted driving in Florida, in 2016, which is more than five crashes every hour. These… Read More »

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