School Speed Zones – Watch Out for Children in Florida

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School is back in session for most public and private schools in the State of Florida. Motorist should pay close attention to the speed zones near schools. Otherwise, a driver could get a speeding citation for violation of Florida Statutes. More importantly, the speed zones are posted and established for the protection of Florida school children. School officials and crossing guards help control and direct traffic; however, children do not have the best of judgment especially as pedestrians and bicycle riders in heavy traffic areas. Be on the look out for children. Every year – children are injured while walking or riding their bicycles near schools and their neighborhoods. A Florida child injury lawyer can assist the family with the various legal issues that arise when an injury results from the negligence of others. Issues include medical bills, selection of medical doctors, insurance claims, investigation, disability, pain, suffering, and when necessary litigation and trial.