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Rear-Facing Child Seats

Parents Often Flip Child Seat to Forward-Facing Too Soon The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 59% of car seats are misused in a way that could reduce effectiveness. A 2011 C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health reported that 73% of parents reported turning their child forward-facing before age 2. The American Academy…

Drugged Driving Tops Drunk Driving

The Governors’ Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility are reporting that 43 percent of fatally injured drivers with known test results tested positive for drugs, while 38 percent tested positive for alcohol. Drug impaired driving or drugged driving, whether a motorist is high or impaired on prescription medication, marijuana or opioids,…

Surviving a Rip Current

With summer quickly approaching beachgoers will be packing Florida’s beaches. Unfortunately, many beachgoers are unaware of the presence of rip currents, and worse, how to survive if they are caught in one. A rip current is a narrow, fast-moving channel of water that starts near the beach and extends offshore through the line of breaking…

The Truth About the McDonald’s Coffee Lawsuit

The following CollegeHumor video — That Famous Hot Coffee Lawsuit was terrible, but not for the reasons you think. Watch Adam Ruins Everything on truTV.

Humans vs. Machines — Are Drivers Ready for Autonomous Cars?

Autonomous – Semi-Autonomous – Self-Driving – Hand Free – Driverless – Auto Pilot – Pilot Assist. These are new terms that are causing confusion as the auto industry and drivers embrace this new, fast changing technology and struggle with driver education, safety concerns, rules, regulations, and legal matters. The U.S. Department of Transportation is working…

What’s in Your Trunk?

Are Automakers Sacrificing the Spare Tire for Fuel Economy? Being stranded on the side of a busy highway can be dangerous and scary for any driver; now image you open your trunk to access your spare tire only to learn there isn’t one. The American Automobile Association (AAA) rescued a record 32 million drivers in…

Our New Website

It’s Here! Announcing the Launch of our Newly Redesigned Website. Murray Guari is proud to launch our newly redesigned website, murrayguari.com. We started our website with our clients needs in mind. We focused on ease of use, aesthetics, simplifying our content, adding new valuable content and video, and increasing the visibility of our practice areas.…

45,000,000 Recalled Vehicles Still on the Roads

Stricter regulations, standardization of parts, and new technologies have led automakers to increase recalls in the U.S. in each of the last four consecutive years. According to JD Powers, drivers and vehicle passengers are at significant risk because more than 45,000,000 recalled vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2015 have not had their defects remedied. Data shows…

Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with School Buses

School is back in session and many Palm Beach County students and parents are relying on the school bus to get the students to class on time and safely. Even though school buses are one of the safest forms of transportation for traveling to and from school – children are still at risk when other…

Warm Weather Can Result In An Increase In Motor Vehicle Accidents

Checking your tires before long road trips and during warm temperatures is crucial – for the safety of others, to save money in your wallet, and to get better gas mileage. According to NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), last month was the warmest June in 122 years of U.S. record-keeping. Florida was amongst…