EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES FOR ACCIDENT VICTIMS AND PEOPLE CHARGED WITH DUI IN ALACHUA COUNTY AND NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA

This library contains articles that we at Meldon Law hope to be of help to you when dealing with accidents of all types, serious injuries, DUI arrests, and other criminal charges. This library is intended to be a resource for public information and help Florida drivers to protect themselves. Remember, every case is unique and these articles do not intend to give or represent legal advice for any particular case. Please feel free to give me a call at (352) 373-8000 if you have any questions about your case, or contact us. I also value your input and would like to hear from you about what topics YOU would like to have discussed here, you can email me at jmeldon@meldonlaw.com.

AGGRESSIVE DRIVING DEFINED-HOW TO IDENTIFY IT ON THE ROAD.

It’s not socially acceptable to drive under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol, but how about driving under the influence of “impaired emotions,” like aggression or anger? As an experienced Gainesville auto accident attorney, I know that the first step in increasing public road safety is defining the problem and educating. So, what is […]

U-TURN-OCALA ACCIDENT LAWYER EXPLAINS, HOW TO MISS YOUR TURN, SAFELY

Do you know what the U-Turn laws are in Florida? Ocala accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, discusses U-Turns – the When’s and How’s of doing it legally and safely in Florida. Crashes at intersections are the most deadly type of traffic accident. Not only do red light runners contribute to the ‘zone of fatality,’ but also […]

RESTRAIN YOUR PET-RESTRAINT SYSTEMS EXPLAINED

Are you “driving drunk” with your pet loose in the car? Gainesville and Ocala Accident Attorney explains the various types of pet restrain systems. You probably wouldn’t pound shots of tequila before getting behind the wheel, but would you let Fido sit on your lap? Statistics show that driving with your pet could be as […]

WHEN RUBBER DOES NOT MEET PAVEMENT – HYDROPLANING. 5 WAYS TO AVOID LOSING CONTROL

Do you know what to do if your car begins to hydroplane? Gainesville accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon gives 5 ways to avoid losing control when rubber does not meet the road. The best ways to avoid hydroplaning in wet conditions are to drive slowly and to keep your tires in good condition. The first 30 […]

THE 5 FACTORS OF HYDROPLANING – GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS.

Drive safe on wet, Florida roadways – avoid hydroplaning. Gainesville accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon explains the 5 factors involved in hydroplaning. Do you know what they are? Motorists should prepare for hydroplaning at any time when wet conditions strike, especially during the rainy season. Florida’s wet season, from June to October, may bring anything from […]

DRUGGED DRIVING – GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS ITS HAZARDS AND THE MEDICATIONS AND DRUGS CONTRIBUTING TO IT.

There is a public health crisis in this country – drugged driving. Gainesville, accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, explains its hazards and which prescription, OTC, and illicit drugs are contributing to it. Why is “drugged driving” so hazardous? It is important to understand how drugged driving affects the body to tackle this public health crisis. Prescription, […]

T-BONE CRASHES – THE DEADLIEST – OCALA ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS

Will your vehicle protect you in a broadside crash? Ocala, Florida, accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, gives tips on what to look for in a car for the best chance of surviving these deadly accidents. He also gives statistics, factors, and common injuries of T-bone collisions. What is a “T-bone” crash? A “T-bone” crash refers to […]

SIDESWIPE ACCIDENTS – FAULT, GENERAL CAUSES, AND POSSIBLE WAYS TO AVOID A LANE DEPARTURE CRASH.

Sideswipe accident – what is it and who is at fault? Gainesville and Ocala personal injury lawyer (accident attorney), Jeffrey Meldon, answers these questions and gives common causes and possible ways to avoid being sideswiped or involved in a lane departure crash. What is a Sideswipe Crash? A sideswipe accident occurs when a car changes […]

HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT – HOW TO AVOID BEING CHARGED WITH THIS CRIME.

– – – – – Hit and Run Information. Do you know how to avoid being accused of the crime of leaving the scene of an accident? Experienced Ocala and Gainesville accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, gives advice and guidance to help you be safe and legal on the road in the event of a crash. […]

GAINESVILLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY EXPLAINS RUN-OFF-THE-ROAD CRASHES

Run-off-the-road accidents are particularly dangerous. In this article, Gainesville accident attorney, Jeffrey Meldon, explains the danger of these types of crashes and their common causes. What is it? A run-off -the-road crash, also called a road or lane departure accident, occurs when a vehicle drifts, is maneuvered, or leaves the roadway before crashing. The National […]