Tag Archives: Driving

Florida Senate hearing bill to repeal special permits for international drivers

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 8:42 pm

Florida Senate in the process of hearing legistlation to repeal special permits for international drivers.

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Elderly drivers should take more than vision test, expert says

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:54 pm

According to a study done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, on a per mile basis, the death rate of drivers 85 and older is nearly triple that of drivers age 16 to 17, and it is nearly 20 times that of drivers age 50 to 59. To help seniors get around, Florida has the GrandDriver program to help promote older driver safety.

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Roads to be stuffed with Thanksgiving traffic

By on November 14th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm

According to AAA’s projections, 90 percent of people traveling during Thanksgiving will be driving, and Wednesday is expected to be the worst day to travel on the roads.

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More laws on texting and driving needed?

By on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:06 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than half of surveyed high school seniors admit to texting while driving. After distracted driving laws led to a vehicular homicide convicion, even the national government is noticing this isse. Florida’s [...]

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More than just cars race at Gator Nationals

By on March 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Today marks the beginning of Gator Nationals in Gainesville. WUFT FM’s Alex de Armas spoke to one of the racers and got an inside look at the life of a driver.

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