Accident And Injury (page 11)


Nashville Traffic Problems: Are Pedal Taverns the Culprit?

Nashville has a huge traffic problem, and it’s only getting worse. To alleviate some of Nashville’s traffic woes, the city has banned the increasingly popular...

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  • Nov 2, 2016

Falling Asleep At the Wheel: How to Prevent Drowsy Driving Accidents in Paducah

On Oct. 31, a tired Paducah man fell asleep at the wheel and was injured when his vehicle veered off the road and hit a...

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  • Nov 1, 2016

Section of Dyer Blvd. Closed for Repairs: The Causes and Risks of Pavement Failure

On Thursday, Oct. 27, the city of Kissimmee announced the emergency closure of a section of Dyer Boulevard due to pavement failure. This section of...

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  • Nov 1, 2016

How Can Parents in Winter Haven Talk to Teens About Snapchat’s Speed Filter After Deadly Accident?

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, five people in Central Florida were killed in a fiery crash caused by a motorist who lost control of their vehicle...

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  • Oct 31, 2016

Halloween Safety: 5 Safety Tips For Worried Parents

Loads of candy and dressing up in costumes make Halloween a favorite holiday for children of all ages. Parents, on the other hand, see it...

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  • Oct 28, 2016

Falling Air Conditioners and Other Frightening Things that Scare New Yorkers

Many people are scared of zombies, ghosts, or even clowns, but for hardened New Yorkers there are much scarier things to worry about. The city...

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  • Oct 28, 2016

Following Artegon Accident Settlement, Families Wonder If Zipline and Aerial Adventure Rides Are Safe

The family of a man killed in an accident at the Sky Trail attraction at Artegon in Orlando has settled their lawsuit with the mall...

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  • Oct 28, 2016

Amtrak to Pay $265M to Philly Derailment Victims

On Thursday, Amtrak agreed to pay $265 million in order to settle claims related to a May 2015 train derailment in Philadelphia that injured more...

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  • Oct 28, 2016

Busch Gardens Closes Ride After Deadly Australian Theme Park Accident: How Safe Are Amusement Parks?

A deadly amusement park accident that killed four people in Australia has led Tampa’s Busch Gardens to close their popular Congo River Rapids ride. This...

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  • Oct 27, 2016

Mobile Is About to Get a Lot of Cruise Ship Traffic

Mobile is getting a second chance for cruise ships starting now. The city is embarking on a contract with Carnival for more than 80 sailings,...

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  • Oct 27, 2016

Teen Driving Tips: Make Sure Your Teen Knows These 5 Common Driving Mistakes

Tragedy occurred in Lake County last week when a teen driver fatally struck a motorcyclist who was stopped behind a school bus. The driver failed...

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  • Oct 25, 2016

Seat Belt Use Up in FL, But Some Young People Still Won't Click It: 5 Facts to Change That

Seat belt safety is on everyone’s mind in Polk County this week, and although seat belt usage is better than ever in 2016, we all...

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  • Oct 25, 2016

From Reptiles to Weather and More: Driving in Tampa Can Be an Odd Experience Sometimes

Tampa’s roads can be as wild as the news stories for which Florida is known, and a recent video of a snake popping out of...

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  • Oct 21, 2016

Work at a Restaurant in JAX? Do You Know How to Stay Safe in Case of Emergency?

A Jacksonville man is in serious condition following a kitchen fire in Fruit Cove. The fire left him with severe injuries and underscores one of...

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  • Oct 21, 2016

Porter Ranch Gas Leak: Residents Still Feeling the Effects One Year Later

It’s the one-year anniversary of the Porter Ranch natural gas leak, the largest such leak in American history. Although the leak was capped in February,...

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  • Oct 21, 2016