Defensive Driving Resource

Florida Drivers Will Pay for Crashes — Literally!

Threadbare city and county budgets have caused government officials to get very creative in finding more money for their coffers over the last two years. One new revenue source is the implementation of what are known as “Cost Recovery Programs,” “Police Investigation Fees,” or “Service Response Fees.” In layman’s terms, this means that the person [...]

What Should Happen to Florida Drivers Who Continue to Drive on a Suspended License?

More and more Florida drivers are continuing to drive on suspended or revoked licenses, with deadly consequences. One Florida lawmaker believes he has the solution.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course for Texas Auto Insurance Discounts

Texas drivers who are looking for a way to save money can take the DADAP course to receive an automatic 5% auto insurance discount.

Unbelted Teens Killed in Winter Haven Crashes

Two recent teen crashes in Winter Haven, Florida, involving unbelted teens have resulted in fatalities.

Florida Speeding Ticket Fines Increase

Florida speeding ticket fines are on the rise. Senate Bill 12-A, recently signed into law, increases fines for Florida speeding tickets by $25 and non-speeding violations by $10.

Florida Traffic School Discount Goes Away

In January, Florida lawmakers removed the 18% discount that was given to drivers who elected to attend traffic school for a Florida moving violation. Other benefits, such as the protection against rising auto insurance rates, are not affected by this change.

Some Good Driver Safety News

Looking for some good news these days?  The number of fatalities on the US roadways fell substantially in 2008 from the 2007 statistics.  Citing studies by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Governors Highway Safety Association the following article shows the numerous factors that led to the total number of driving related fatalities [...]