Griffin Road Safety Overview

Griffin Road Safety Overview

Griffin, Georgia, sits at the crossroads of US-41 and US-19. Although the town only has about 23,000 residents, it sees a lot of traffic. From Griffin, US-41 runs north to Atlanta while US-19 runs south to the Florida border. Although Griffin has more car accidents than expected for its population, it doesn’t result in as many fatalities as one might expect. But even though the […]

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Vehicle and Driver Requirements for Uber and Lyft

Vehicle and Driver Requirements for Uber and Lyft

In 2012, the ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft were expanding quickly. But at the same time, there was trouble brewing. Crashes and even criminal acts against passengers jeopardized trust in companies like Uber and Lyft. In conjunction with state regulators, ridesharing companies had to find a way to restore passenger confidence in vehicle and driver safety. As a result, they developed the following standardized requirements […]

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The Most Dangerous Roads in the US

The Most Dangerous Roads in the US

The most dangerous roads in the U.S. include some of the country’s busiest interstate freeways connecting America’s major cities. But they also include several desolate roads and scenic highways. Funny enough, a few of these routes go trough the state of California. There is no single recipe for the most dangerous roads. They cover a variety of environments, and each has a unique set of […]

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Lebanon, PA Road Safety Overview

Lebanon, PA Road Safety Overview

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) publishes an annual report with traffic crash statistics. PennDOT reports car accident and pedestrian accident statistics at the county level in this report. PennDOT also provides the Pennsylvania Crash Information Tool (PCIT). This database allows users to search for crash information at the city level. These databases paint a concerning picture of crashes in the city of Lebanon and […]

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Tifton Road Safety Overview

Tifton Road Safety Overview

Georgia’s Department of Transportation (GDOT) publicly releases information about traffic crashes in the state. This information comes from accident reports prepared by law enforcement agencies for crashes in their jurisdictions. These accident reports cover all accidents involving injury, death, or property damage of more than $500. The GDOT database allows users to search for crashes in specific towns and cities in Georgia. Using this database, […]

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Can I Sue the Government After a Crash Due to Poor Road Conditions?

Can I Sue the Government After a Crash Due to Poor Road Conditions?

Yes, while the government has sovereign immunity that protects them from lawsuits in certain cases, in most cases you can sue the government if you are injured due to a dangerous condition. In Florida, this right is enshrined in the Florida Tort Claims Act. Suing the Government for Accidents Caused by Poor Road Conditions in Florida: What You Need to Know Governments are protected by […]

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Oklahoma Road Safety Overview

Oklahoma Road Safety Overview

According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO), traffic deaths within the state increased by 87 from 2020 to 2021. Preliminary data estimate traffic fatalities for 2020 at 595. In addition to traffic fatalities, thousands of people are injured in Oklahoma automobile accidents each year. Vision for Improving Oklahoma City Road Safety The vision of the OHSO is to build and maintain safe roadways for […]

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St. Petersburg Road Safety Overview

St. Petersburg Road Safety Overview

Florida is home to many of the most dangerous interstates and highways in America. Hundreds of traffic accidents occur throughout the state each year. Therefore, St. Petersburg road safety is a priority for everyone who lives and works within the city. Sadly, many of the traffic crashes in St. Petersburg could be prevented. Negligence, dangerous driving behavior, and poor decisions cause most traffic accidents. Traffic […]

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Lexington Road Safety Insights

Lexington Road Safety Insights

Over 300,000 people call Lexington and Fayette County their home. Thousands more visit our city throughout the year. So it is not surprising that car accidents in Lexington are common. According to the Lexington Police Department, it responds to more than 6,000 traffic calls each month. In 2020, a total of 13,089 traffic collisions were reported in Lexington. That was a 20 percent decrease from […]

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Fort Lauderdale Road Safety Overview

Fort Lauderdale Road Safety Overview

Fort Lauderdale is the tenth most populous city in Florida. In a state with a high rate of car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and motorcycle accidents, Fort Lauderdale stands out because of its terrible reputation for road safety. When Fort Lauderdale adopted its Vision Zero plan in 2015, it had the second-worst pedestrian fatality rate and fifth-worst traffic fatality rate in the nation. Since 2015, Fort […]

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