Many people feel wary about the idea of autonomous or self-driving cars. They cannot shake the feeling that the computer could make a mistake and cause a deadly accident. Is a line of code really going to lead to the end of their life? Do they have to worry about programing errors sending a car speeding out of control, with no way to stop it?
Your teen, along with his or her friends, can legally get a driver's license at 16. That may feel way too young to you; as a parent, you still feel like it was only yesterday that you brought that little baby home from the hospital. But lawmakers have decided that 16-year-olds are mature enough to handle these 3,000-pound machines.
You tell your children not to text and drive. You mention it every time either one of them, both teens, decides to leave the house. They roll their eyes, but you keep saying it.
Most of the time when you get into a motor vehicle, either as a passenger or a driver, you arrive at your destination safely. Every time you're in a car, truck, van or SUV, however, you risk the possibility of getting into a serious collision with another vehicle.
After suffering an injury in a car accident in Florida, most people know that they can file a claim for their injuries; either against their own insurance policy, the negligent party, or both. What most people don't know, however, is how much their injury (or wrongful death) settlement is worth.