Accident And Injury (page 11)
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Aug 9, 2016