Philip DeBerard, IV, spoke at the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee meeting on Sept. 1 and educated ways that business owners can protect themselves from lawsuits. He stressed reviewing and understanding your insurance policies, seeking out hazards, completing an accident or incident report immediately amo...

Attorney Phil DeBerard donates Girl Scout cookies to Real Life Children's Ranch! Troop 60497

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Raising awareness and helping drivers understand what’s going on while they’re distracted.
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This man lost his family because of distracted driving. He knows first-hand how terrible this epidemic truly is.

One Tri-States man is making it his mission to put distracted driving to a stop to it after it cost him his family.

NY will now suspend teens’ licenses after their first distracted driving offense! Thumbs up!

New York is trying a new tactic to stop teens from texting and driving: suspend their licenses after a first offense.

The year is over halfway gone and there have been half a million distracted driving crashes. So very sad.

So far this year, there have been more than 500,000 car accidents in Florida and nationally involving drivers using a cell phone or texting.

This is scary, though we’ve all probably seen something similar!

The woman who took the video, Molly Moore, was in the passenger seat, and says a young driver traveling at highway speeds didn't look up for more than 30 seconds.

New York is taking extra measures against distracted driving as part of the $1 million texting-while-driving initiative.

New York has announced new measures in an expanded effort to crack down on motorists who text while behind the wheel
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Yet another startling statistic that strengthens the argument to “Hang Up and Drive!”

Hartford — From texting behind the wheel to turning around to talk to passengers — and many more distractions in

Texting behind the wheel is negligent. Period. It may cause you to make a mistake you can’t take back.

Probation is revoked after violations by driver who caused fatal crash in 2011.

Have a happy and safe 4th of July, everyone!

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If everyone discouraged someone from driving distracted, the roads would be a safer place.

If you're a parent of a teen who's just learning how to drive, it might be a good time to have a talk about distracted driving.

We commend this effort and look forward to seeing more like it in the future.

An unprecedented number of citations for distracting driving were made in a week-long multi-agency enforcement campaign called the ‘6 State Trooper Project’.
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Texting while driving is currently a primary offense for truck drivers in Florida. If only it were a primary offense for everyone.

Truck drivers, unlike car drivers, can now be pulled over for violating the law.