Helpful Links and Resources on Florida Personal Injury Topics
Please find below links and resources on various Florida personal injury topics, including car, truck and motorcycle accidents and vehicle safety. If you or a loved one suffered a serious personal injury, you may find links to support groups and other information below. These links are provided as a service from the Romero Law Firm in Bradenton. If you have been injured anywhere in the state of Florida and need to speak with an attorney, please call our office at (877) ROMERO-1, or contact us online for a free case evaluation.
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles – The FLHSMV website includes safe driving tips on its Safety First page and also provides a page of vehicle insurance questions and answers.
Florida Highway Patrol – Call on the FHP if you have been involved in an accident on Florida highways. They will come and make an accident report, which can be helpful in determining who is at fault in causing the crash. You can also stay up-to-date on traffic conditions by visiting this link.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – This website is maintained by the American Automobile Association and offers traffic safety links of its own, as well as research and information on teen driving, distracted driving, elder driving and other vehicle safety and safe driving issues.
Bureau of Transportation Studies – This office of the U.S. Department of Transportation maintains automobile accident statistics and information.
Distraction.gov – This is the official U.S. site for distracted driving, with public awareness campaigns on important topics such as texting while driving and handheld use of a cell phone while driving.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – The NHTSA covers just about every traffic safety issue there is, including impaired driving, aggressive driving, older drivers, teen drivers, and motorcycles.
Motorcycle Safety Foundation – The MSF provides motorcycle safety information and links to safe rider instruction, including courses for beginners, advanced riders and future safety instructors.
American Motorcyclist Association – The AMA website includes an abundance of information for bikers, including a brief overview of Florida motorcycle laws. Another good resource for riders in Florida is this page of motorcycle safety tips at the FLHSMV website.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – If you were involved in a truck accident, you may want to find out whether the trucker and trucking company were in compliance with FMCSA regulations.
Safety and Fitness Electronic Records (SAFER) System – This database allows you to search the accident history and safety records of a particular trucking company.
Brain Injury Association of America and Brain Trauma Foundation – These organizations provide help and support to persons living with traumatic brain injury, as well as to their families and friends.
Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure, Darrell Gwynn Foundation, Determined to Heal – These are just some of the groups helping individuals with spinal cord injury and paralysis such as paraplegia or quadriplegia connect with others and find information on care, support and possible cures.