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15 Tampa Students Hospitalized After Bus Crash

On Monday December 16th, a school bus accident in Bradenton resulted in a trip to the hospital for 15 students. According to information provided by the Florida Highway Patrol, one school bus was following another in Monday afternoon traffic. The lead school bus stopped and the bus behind it failed to stop in time to avoid colliding with it from behind. The lead bus that was hit had …

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Top Motorcycle Safety Tips for the New Year

With 2014 just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Motorcycle riders in particular can use this time to identify riding habits that need improvement and create resolutions to practice safer riding. In an effort to help reduce the amount of motorcycle accidents that occur, bikers can adhere to the following safety tips. Motorcycle Rider Safety Tips Maintain a Safe Following Distance: Slow down …

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Holiday Rush Increases Danger on the Road

that people should be wary of more than just being able to weave their way through the crowds to find a gift. Researchers at the UA Center for Advanced Public Safety, who analyzed 10 years of Alabama crash data, found that the days just before Christmas can be a more dangerous time to drive than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s. UA researchers found heavy traffic surrounding …

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Robinson High School Standout Student Athlete to be Honored during Basketball Game

(Tampa, FL) —The Swope, Rodante Vanguard Award Selection Committee is proud to announce that Robinson High School senior, Cody Brown has been selected as the “November Student Athlete of the Month.” The mission of The Swope, Rodante Vanguard Award is to celebrate outstanding high school student athletes and coaches throughout Hillsborough County. Members of the committee, coaches, teammates, Robinson High School administration and fans plan to gather to …

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Charity Spotlight: Faces of Courage – Sponsored by Vanguard Attorneys

Faces of Courage is a non-profit organization located in the Tampa Bay area that offers free camps and other special events for women and children with cancer and blood illnesses. Although Faces of Courage is located in central Florida, many of the camps are attended by women and children from all over the US. Faces of Courage, Inc. is the first organization in the nation to tailor a women’s …

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Paul Walker – Celebrity Car Crash Fatality

Paul Walker, a prominent film actor best known for his role as “Brian” in the Fast and Furious movies, died in a highly-publicized car accident on November 30th. At this point, investigators have determined that speed and human error were the likely causes of the fiery crash. Racing Rumors Disproven, Speed and Human Error to Blame Walker was killed Saturday when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT driven by his …

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Holiday Driving Tips and Statistics

As we enter the holiday shopping season, drivers must take extra precaution to avoid hazards and common car accident risks. Fortunately, there are a few steps that can help prevent fender-benders, pedestrian accidents and other types of collisions that can occur. Holiday Driving Safety Tips Here are a few tips to stay safe on the roads this season: Do not text or talk on the phone while driving: Although it …

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