Accident And Injury (page 10)


Hart Bridge Exit Getting a Facelift, But Detour Raises Concerns

Hart Bridge has seen a major closure this week. Construction will last for months, reports say, highlighting a big problem that comes along with even...

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  • jacksonville
  • Nov 10, 2016

St. Augustine Digital Billboards Bringing More Danger to the Road?

Safety on the road is becoming a concern, and St. Johns County commissioners think they might have at least a partial solution in digital billboards....

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  • st-augustine
  • Nov 10, 2016

New Bike Lanes with Signals Proposed: Could This Help Reduce Cyclist Accidents in Our City?

The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a public workshop to discuss a proposed new bikeway through downtown Tampa. The proposed protected bike lanes would...

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  • tampa
  • Nov 10, 2016

Working Underground Can Be Dangerous for Subway Workers, but Here’s How the MTA Tries to Protect Them

On Nov. 3, a subway train struck two MTA transit workers, killing one and injuring the other while they worked on the tracks. With this...

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  • new-york
  • Nov 9, 2016

I-285 and Georgia 400 Construction Begins: Here Are Some Ways to Stay Safe and Avoid a Rough Commute

After decades of planning, the interchange of Georgia 400 and I-285 is getting a complete makeover. Officials say the project will help to improve travel...

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  • atlanta
  • Nov 9, 2016

Naples Sand-Dumping Project Could Be Ideal Way to Save Beaches

Beach erosion is a frequent concern, and Collier County has combated it in Naples for years. The newest way uses sand, brought in by the...

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  • naples
  • Nov 9, 2016

Crosswalks and Other Safety Measures for Keeping Lexington Kids Safe on the Way to School

Recently a teenager on the way to school was hit by a car at the corner of Blue Ash Drive and Clays Mill Road. This...

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  • lexington
  • Nov 8, 2016

CarFit and Other Ways to Help Aging Parents Stay Safe and Independent on the Road

A new national program designed to help older adult drivers is now making a splash in Orlando’s senior community. CarFit, created by the American Society...

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  • orlando
  • Nov 7, 2016

Tallahassee Is Becoming a Cyclist’s Dream, and Some Say It’ll Only Get Better

Tallahassee’s cycling community can rest easy knowing their city is doing everything it can to keep them safe, especially after a recent accident in the...

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  • tallahassee
  • Nov 4, 2016

NHTSA Head Says Automakers Have “Ultimate Responsibility” for Airbag Repairs

Takata’s defective airbags have turned into the largest auto recall in history, a fact which has had a reportedly pronounced impact on the company’s bottom...

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  • Nov 4, 2016

Bike Share Program Begins in St. Petersburg: Is Our City Ready For This?

This week marks the beginning of St. Petersburg’s first bike share program. The Coast Bike Share Program, which also operates in Tampa, has launched a...

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  • st-petersburg
  • Nov 3, 2016

School Bus Safety: Greatest Danger is Loading and Unloading Children

A fatal school bus crash in Baltimore early Tuesday morning brought the national spotlight down on school bus safety once again. Interestingly, many of the...

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  • Nov 3, 2016

Nashville Outdoor Workers: Don’t Get Injured for a Paycheck

Recently, a worker was injured when a tree fell on him,while clearing a road in Bellevue, according to WMC Action News 5. This accident highlights...

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  • nashville
  • Nov 3, 2016

Thick Fog a Factor in Deadly Lake County Accident: How Can Drivers Stay Safe?

New details have emerged about the deadly five-vehicle accident that occurred the morning of Monday, Oct. 31 in Lake County. Florida Highway Patrol troopers have...

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  • tavares
  • Nov 3, 2016

Robinson Street Is on a 'Diet': The Pros and Cons of This Ambitious Construction Project

Changes may be on the way for Robinson Street, a scenic road near Lake Eola that is considered by many to be an obsolete and...

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  • orlando
  • Nov 2, 2016