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Florida pool safety

Simple Rules for Pool Safety

By Slater Grant |

Because of the climate in Florida, people can enjoy the use of swimming pools year-round.  And because of this, keeping safe while enjoying pool time should be a top priority. Pool safety is paramount when it comes to ensuring family, friends and loved ones enjoy their time in the water. It is important that… Read More »

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boating safety

Boating Safety Tips

By Slater Grant |

As summer and vacation months approach, more and more people are taking to the water for fun. In Florida, this is a year-round activity. Regardless of where you live, however, boating safety should always be at the top of your mind when heading out to the water. Below are some simple tips to keep… Read More »

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hit and run accident

What Should I Do if I Am Involved In A Hit-And-Run Accident?

By Slater Grant |

Being involved in any car accident can be extremely stressful especially when the individual causing the accident leaves the scene.  Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents do occur and you should be aware of how to handle them if you find yourself in that scenario. If the state of Florida, the law requires drivers involved in a… Read More »

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Community Involvement

Why Community Involvement Is Important to Us

By Slater Grant |

Wikipedia lists Tampa as the 48th largest city in the U.S. Tampa Bay boasts championship sports teams, world class dining, a rich arts and cultural community and plenty of recreational opportunities. While we live in the Tampa Bay region, our ‘home’ is in the local areas and communities which we serve daily.  Whether it’s… Read More »

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car crash with no seat belt

Can I Recover From The Other Driver If I Wasn’t Wearing My Seat Belt?

By Slater Grant |

Imagine you are driving home from work. You make your way to a four-way intersection and, seeing  you have the right of way, you proceed forward through the intersection. Suddenly, out of nowhere a vehicle slams into your driver’s side causing substantial damage to your car.  In addition, you immediately have pain throughout your… Read More »

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accident with drunk driver

Things to Know After an Accident With a Drunk Driver

By Slater Grant |

Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 50 minutes. Fortunately, although these deaths have fallen by a third over the last three decades -more than 10,000 lives per year are still lost  per year due to the actions of a drunk driver, according to the… Read More »

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Fog Lights

Is it legal to drive with fog lights on?

By Slater Grant |

In the United States, fog lights are considered accessories to vehicles and are not required. Their use, however, may be considered essential in certain driving conditions. Fog lights are installed below standard headlights and have a dimmer output, meant to create a bar of extra light on the road to assist drivers in low-visibility… Read More »

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Bike Lanes

Downtown Tampa To See New Protected Bike Lanes

By Slater Grant |

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), along with the City of Tampa, has passed legislation to start construction on a protected cycle track in Downtown Tampa. This will be the first of its kind in the state and on a state road. The designated bike lane will span the north side of Jackson Street… Read More »

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Rain Driving

Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

By Slater Grant |

We are in the heart of Florida’s rainy season, with bigger storms and wet gusts of wind hitting in the afternoons and through the night. Slater | Grant has compiled some tips to remember for improved safety while driving in these conditions.   Postpone your commute if time allows it. Driving is always best… Read More »

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Summer Safety

Slater | Grant’s Summer Safety Tips

By Slater Grant |

Summer is known for being full of fun memories and silly adventures at the playground, in the pool, and under the sunshine with friends and family. But summer and summertime activities can also be dangerous, especially in the Florida heat and during a pandemic.   Slater | Grant has compiled some tips regarding summer… Read More »

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