Accident And Injury (page 10)


Jet Ski Safety Won’t Ruin Your Fun

The Oct. 10 fatal jet ski crash near Fort Myers serves as a reminder that, although we in Florida love our jet skis driving them...

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  • fort-myers
  • Oct 13, 2016

The Flash Flood Safety Tips Orlando Drivers Need to Know Before Hurricane Matthew

A flash flood surprised drivers in Orange County on Saturday night, leaving some motorists stranded in the dangerously rising waters. Thanks to the bravery of...

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  • orlando
  • Oct 3, 2016

Atlanta Building Facade Injures Woman, Shows Importance of Construction Site Safety

Recently on Bishop Street in northwest Atlanta, a woman was injured after part of a building facade collapsed on her during construction. She stepped out...

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  • atlanta
  • Oct 3, 2016

Football Named a Leading Cause of Concussions in Young Athletes

High school football season is underway, and with it comes the potential for injury that worries every parent: concussions in their young athletes. Parents are...

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  • Sep 30, 2016

People Want River Road Fixed, but Can Sarasota County Make a Redesign Happen?

Relief may be on the way for Sarasotans who are sick and tired of suffering the travails of River Road. With the next legislative session...

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  • sarasota
  • Sep 28, 2016

TECO Moves Beyond Tourism: Could it Make Rush-Hour Easier to Manage?

Thanks to the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority’s newly launched six-month pilot program, the TECO streetcar will now run from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m....

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  • tampa
  • Sep 28, 2016

Nine Mile Road Project: Staying Safe During Nighttime Construction

The Florida Department of Transportation began work this month on a two-year long, $46 million project that will widen the stretch of Nine Mile Road...

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  • pensacola
  • Sep 28, 2016

4 Big Myths About Cars and Trains

Last week in Atlanta, a train collided with a steamroller at Toonigh Road and New McEver Road. The vehicle was stuck on the track while...

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  • atlanta
  • Sep 27, 2016

When I-4 Ultimate Construction Is the Least of a Motorist's Concerns

For Orlando residents who commute on Interstate 4 Ultimate, construction-related traffic jams may be the least of their concerns. Dozens of drivers claim their vehicles...

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  • orlando
  • Sep 23, 2016

5 Debunked Shark Attack Myths That Could Save Your Life

Continuous warm weather across Volusia County still drives hoards of swimmers to the local beaches. But New Smyrna Beach has also attracted a mullet migration,...

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  • daytona-beach
  • Sep 23, 2016

How to Drive Safely Around NYC

The prospect of driving in New York City can be a dreaded and nerve-wracking task. The constant traffic where you don’t move at all for...

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  • new-york
  • Sep 22, 2016

Drivers Can Help Make Walking to School Safer for Pinellas Students

Parents of children attending Clearwater Central Catholic High School in Pinellas County are worried about the lack of pedestrian safety measures on one busy county...

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  • st-petersburg
  • Sep 22, 2016

How Will Proposed Traffic Improvements Impact Mobility for St. Augustine’s Residents?

Discussions for St. Augustine’s city wide mobility plan continue to be in the works, but one official at last week’s meeting proposed the city begin...

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  • st-augustine
  • Sep 16, 2016

Bay Street 30-Day Pilot Study: Will the New Road Safety Measures Help or Hurt?

September marks the start of the City of Savannah’s 30-day pilot study of Bay Street. After a number of pedestrian accidents on Bay Street, including...

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  • savannah
  • Sep 16, 2016

If Uber Leaves Tampa Over Tighter Regulations, Could Drunk Driving Accidents Rise?

Hillsborough County officials are set to discuss tighter regulations for rideshare services like Uber and Lyft on Sept. 14. The new regulations would likely require...

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  • tampa
  • Sep 12, 2016