Today we celebrate Armed Forces Day to pay special tribute to our serviceman and women who are serving throughout the world as guardians of peace-many of them away from their homes, their friends and their families. They are visible evidence of our determination to meet any threat to the peace with measured strength and high resolve.
Here at Robes Law Group, we are a proud sponsor of The Be Like Brit 2nd Annual Florida Walk for Haiti! Join us for a fun day in the South Florida sunshine this Saturday, May 19th at 9am at John Prince Park and help continue Brit's commitment to helping the less fortunate in Haiti. Register online at www.BeLikeBrit.org/FloridaWalk. Hope to see you there!
According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), between the years 2000-2014 there was an average of 115 fatal school bus accidents in the United States each year. School bus drivers are expected to have specialized driver training and exercise care to ensure the safety of the young passengers and other motorists and people on the street. However, sometimes things go wrong. Read more in our latest blog entry: https://robeslawgroup.com/blog/2019/05/16/school-bus-accidents/
As more Americans adopt ridesharing as a common method for getting to their destinations getting into an Uber or Lyft is becoming second nature. When your Uber or Lyft pulls up, you hop in the back seat. Sure, you check that the license plate and driver photo match what's on the app. But should you also pull out hand sanitizer! Read full news article here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2019/05/10/uber-lyft-germs-health-safety/1128117001/
Taking an approved Defensive Driving Course earns Florida drivers an auto insurance discount, whether it is a Basic Driver Improvement Course (for drivers not yet 55 years-old) or a Mature Driver Program (for drivers 55 and above). You will be entitled to a certain amount of premium reduction under Defensive Driver Discount - or equivalent discount of different name depending on your insurer.
Florida lawmakers put some teeth in the state’s texting while driving ban last Monday, finalizing legislation that allows law enforcement to pull over drivers solely for texting. Read full article here: https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20190429/florida-legislature-approves-ban-on-texting-while-driving
One of the oldest proverbs of Ancient Greece is “know thyself” To live like a Spartan is to seek answers daily. Learn continuously, give generously and prove oneself through ACTION! Congratulations to our team Habitual Offenders in their successful participation in the 2019 Palm Beach County Spartan Race. Visit our Instagram page to view full photo galleries: https://www.instagram.com/robeslawgroup/
As part of its “Belted Survivors” initiative, the New Zealand Transport Agency has transformed the shirtless selfie from social media silliness into a jarring, scroll-stopping safety campaign. The Agency’s initiative features a portrait series of 10 real-life auto accident survivors who posed shirtless to showcase their (recreated) injuries. Read more in our latest blog entry: https://robeslawgroup.com/blog/2019/05/01/post-crash-photos-of-shirtless-auto-wreck-survivors-raise-seat-belt-awareness/
On April 11th we shared an entry in our blog in which we highlighted how the Takata Airbag recall involved a lineup of over two dozen vehicle manufactures with an estimated 41.6 million vehicles equipped with 56 million individual airbags. As surprising how large the recall is, USA Today has published this noteworthy article denouncing how auto dealers crafted what’s known as “model legislation” that would allow them to continue selling recalled used cars… Read more here: https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2019/04/03/takata-airbag-gm-ignition-switch-recalls-used-car-dealers-sue-deaths-crashes-honda/3162202002/