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Work Zone Safety

By Andrew Sholtes |

Road construction is a fact of life in South Florida. Optimizing safety in road construction areas necessitates the creation of work zones. Ensuring safety within work zones is important for Florida’s roadway workers as well as its drivers and passengers. In order to maximize work zone safety, Florida drivers must be aware of work… Read More »

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Motor Carrier Not Liable for Third Party’s Negligent Trailer Repair Work

By Andrew Sholtes |

Does a transportation company have a duty to ensure that its tractor trailers are properly repaired when a third party does the repairing?  Last December, the District Court of Appeals of Florida, First District, considered this question. In Le v. Colonial Freight Systems, the court found a transportation company’s need to have repair work… Read More »

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Buckling Up in the Sunshine State – Florida’s State Seatbelt Laws

By Andrew Sholtes |

Americans today are buckling up, whether they are drivers or passengers. Statistics show that in 2018, the national seatbelt use rate was near 90 percent for all vehicle occupants, according to NHTSA reports. In Florida, statistics from 2017 and 2018 show a seatbelt usage rate of just over 90 percent, and an increase in… Read More »

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E-Bike Basics

By Andrew Sholtes |

Have you ever ridden an electric bicycle (commonly known as an e-bike)? Have you seen someone else riding and e-bike on the bicycle path, the bike lane, or even the road? In any of these cases, have you wondered whether there are specific rules and regulations that apply to e-bikes, and whether they are… Read More »

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Ways to Avoid Personal Injury in the Treasure Coast

By Andrew Sholtes |

Whether the season of thanks puts you on the road to visit family or you decide to stay home in the Treasure Coast, you should take some time to consider and begin thinking about the some of the best ways to avoid personal injury during the holidays. Sholtes Law offers some of the ways… Read More »

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Fort Pierce Distracted Driving and the Holiday Season

By Andrew Sholtes |

Fort Pierce and the entire Sunshine State is a wonderful place to be during the holiday season. This is a time where there’s an increase in traffic as people travel to and from to visit family, go shopping and engage in the holiday festivities. Sholtes Law wants to keep everyone happy and safe this… Read More »

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Negligent Road Design Causes Car Accidents

By Andrew Sholtes |

Fort Pierce is known as the Sunrise City. It’s a great place to be whether during the winter holidays or summer for fun in the sun. But Fort Pierce, the Treasure Coast community, and other cities across the U.S. are not immune to negligent road design and road issues like potholes. This article will… Read More »

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The Basics of Negligence in Fort Pierce Personal Injury Claims

By Andrew Sholtes |

Personal injury claims occur as a result of events such as vehicle accidents, workplace accidents like carpal tunnel syndrome, and slip and falls. When most people think of personal injury claims, their first thought is the fact that the claim involves an injury of some sort. What they don’t realize is the most important… Read More »

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Indicators of Distracted Driving in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

Distracted driving is a leading cause of serious bodily harm, injuries and death. It has become a growing problem within our community and throughout the nation. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) reports there were almost 50,000 crashes involving distracted driving in our state alone, in 2016. Because Sholtes Law,… Read More »

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Contributing Factors of Motorcycle Accidents in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

The State of Florida is one of the most dangerous states for riding motorcycles. These accidents often result in serious personal injuries or death. Because Sholtes Law wants to keep motorcycle riders safe in and throughout the Fort Pierce community, here’s some information to know about the contributing factors of motorcycle accidents. Motorists Failure… Read More »

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