Accident And Injury (page 11)


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

How NYC Gig Economy Workers Survive Without Workers' Comp

Today, an increasing amount of workers are being labeled independent contractors instead of employees, which typically disqualifies them from the benefits of workers’ compensation insurance...

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  • new-york
  • Sep 9, 2016

Traffic Deaths See Record-Breaking Rise: How to Stay Safe During a Dangerous Time

Traffic fatalities are up in a big way so far this year, following a treacherous 2015 that ended a five-decade trend of declining deaths. Although...

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  • Sep 8, 2016

Driving Around Tampa: How to Share the Road with Buses and Trucks

Nebraska Avenue was shut down for three hours on Wednesday after a pedestrian was struck by a van while exiting the back of a city...

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  • tampa
  • Sep 8, 2016

Siesta Promenade: More Car Accidents or Better Retail Options?

The controversial Siesta Promenade project, a mixed-use lifestyle center for living and shopping, will go forward. However, the planned construction of Siesta Promenade is sparking...

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  • sarasota
  • Sep 7, 2016

Unintentional Injuries Abound in NYC: Here's How to Avoid Them

In a city as crowded and busy as New York, it is easy to get distracted. Even though this makes for a fun and interesting...

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  • new-york
  • Sep 1, 2016

Leon County's Dangerous Intersections: How Can It Make Them Safer?

An intersection minutes outside of Tallahassee is causing concern among after a fatal crash occurred there last week. This is the 13th crash to happen...

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  • tallahassee
  • Aug 31, 2016

Too Tired to Drive: Preventing Drowsy Driving Accidents in Sarasota

This week, a driver in neighboring Manatee County caused a four-vehicle accident after she fell asleep at the wheel late at night. The motorist drifted...

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  • sarasota
  • Aug 24, 2016

A Continuous Flow Intersection: What Is It and Why Is Fort Myers the First To Get It?

Drivers of Lee County could be seeing some major improvements along the busy, and sometimes deadly, State Road 82. The 29-mile long roadway that cuts...

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  • fort-myers
  • Aug 23, 2016

What NYC’s Plan for Improving Pedestrian Safety Means for You

After a rash of deadly left-turn crashes, the New York City Department of Transportation is listening in full-force to New Yorkers’ pleas for better pedestrian...

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  • new-york
  • Aug 18, 2016

How St. Johns County Cyclists Are Taking on A1A's Rumble Strips

Some St. Johns County bikers are concerned about a new safety feature along State Road A1A that they say will make biking more dangerous with...

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  • st-augustine
  • Aug 17, 2016

Federal Agency's Southern Tour Promotes Safe Cars to Save Lives

To raise awareness about motor vehicle safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be kicking off its Safe Cars Save Lives bus tour this...

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  • Aug 9, 2016

Could a $14M Federal Grant Help Make Broad Street Safer?

The city of Mobile was awarded a multi-million dollar grant that aims to help improve major roadways in the downtown area. The grant, awarded to...

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  • mobile
  • Aug 9, 2016

Atlanta Boating Safety Tips: 5 Things You Should Never Do

A boating trip north of Atlanta ended in tragedy recently, when a passenger on a pontoon boat fell into the waters of Lake Lanier and...

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  • atlanta
  • Aug 9, 2016

Here’s What Protects Jackson Construction Workers

A construction worker recently fell to his death while on a work site in Vicksburg. He was among those fixing a roof issue at the...

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  • jackson
  • Aug 5, 2016