Accident And Injury (page 10)


After Death of Crossing Guard, How Can Speeding in 9th Avenue N School Zone Be Stopped?

A 72-year-old school crossing guard was struck and killed by an impaired driver on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. The victim, David Roundtree, was fatally hit...

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  • st-petersburg
  • Nov 11, 2016

Zipper Merging: Why Drivers Hate It, but Experts Love It

Trying to merge in a construction zone is extremely frustrating, and it’s only made worse by the person who speeds by in the other lane...

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  • Nov 11, 2016

Memphis Drivers Your Soul-Crushing Traffic Jam Might Soon Be Less Horrible

Memphis drivers may have an easier time getting around, now that the city has invested in a high-tech system with an eye on shortening your...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 11, 2016

What Will Happen on Hillsborough Roads Now That Uber and Lyft Are Legal?

After years of disputes over the legality of ridesharing companies in the Tampa Bay area, the Public Transportation Commission approved a temporary agreement allowing Uber...

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  • tampa
  • Nov 10, 2016

Memphis Drivers Learn What Not to Do When Driving in the Rain

During the night hours on Nov. 7, there were multiple car crashes in Memphis due to slippery streets caused by rain. These crashes resulted in...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 10, 2016

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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  • 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 New York subway train struck two MTA transit workers, killing one and injuring the other while they worked on the tracks....

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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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  • 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