Edgar Monserratt and Esperanza Martinez de Monserratt allege in the lawsuit filed Tuesday in Broward County Circuit Court that the car's battery was inadequately protected, making the whole vehicle defective. Their son, Edgar Monserratt Martinez, 18, was a front-seat passenger in the May 8, crash in Fort Lauderdale that also killed the driver, Barrett Riley, also Another teen was thrown from the car and injured.
For teenagers across America, one of the most exciting things about turning 16 is trying to get a driver's license. A license can bring a sense of freedom. It marks the approach of adulthood.
On average, unlicensed vehicle drivers are involved in 5 per cent of fatal crashes and unlicensed motorcyclists are involved in 30 per cent. Up to 70 per cent of unlicensed motorists either due to disqualification or never holding a licence drive semi-regularly and have a greater risk of being involved in road accidents than licensed drivers. With these statistics, it is no wonder accidents with unlicensed drivers are a common and its important for drivers to know what their rights are and what to do.
After spending years protecting your children from all sorts of dangers on the road and off, you now face the prospect of handing them the keys to the family car. It's time for them to learn how to drive. Are you prepared?
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Jump to navigation Skip navigation. If you are a public school student in Florida, you have rights. This handbook tells you about those rights, when you can use them, and when school officials and police can limit them.
By Peter FollowillContributing Author. Drivers who unintentionally cause accidents that result in the deaths of passengers, occupants of other cars, or pedestrians may find themselves charged with the crime of vehicular manslaughter also known as vehicular homicide. Vehicular manslaughter charges are appropriate when the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or driving recklessly or merely carelesslyor otherwise driving in an illegal manner—each state specifies the circumstances that will support charging this crime.
By Mark Theoharis. An adult caring for a child has a legal responsibility to ensure that child is free from unreasonably dangerous situations. While some states may punish child endangerment as a different offense than child abuse, other states include child endangerment activity as a type of child abuse.
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