Accident And Injury (page 12)
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Aug 5, 2016
How Can Lakeland Make Its Most Dangerous Intersections Safer?
Concern has grown in recent weeks among Lakeland residents over the dangerous three-way intersection of Park Byrd Road and Duff Road. The intersection is located...
- Aug 4, 2016
How Outdoor Workers Can Stay Safe in Intense Summer Heat
This summer has been hot — and will get hotter. For the first time since temperatures started being recorded, forecasters say all 50 states will...
- Jul 29, 2016
How Naples Residents Can Stay Safe During a Lightning Strike
A construction worker died in the Naples area after he was struck by lightning earlier this week. The worker, who seemed to be gathering his...
- Jul 28, 2016
5 Big Myths About Workplace Safety on Philly’s Construction Sites
An alarming number of accidents at work sites have been recorded in the Philadelphia area since mid-June. Earlier this month, a 37-year-old roofer fell to...
- Jul 22, 2016
Road Rage on the Rise: How to Handle Aggressive Drivers
The majority of Americans engage in aggressive driving, according to a recent survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The survey found that...
- Jul 21, 2016
Move Over Law 101: How Safer Roadsides Are Better for Everyone
Yet another Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper narrowly avoided catastrophic injury last weekend when his vehicle was hit by an oncoming driver while he was helping...
- Jul 21, 2016
How Can Orlando Stop All of These Wrong-Way Driving Accidents?
There were nearly 1,500 wrong-way driving crashes in Florida in 2015, and there is perhaps no part of the state that understands the severity of...
- Jul 20, 2016
5 Paddleboarding Essentials That Could Save Your Life
The body of a missing man was found near Fort Myers Beach over the weekend. Jerry Conti, 62, of Naples was reported missing in the...
- Jul 14, 2016
Pokémon Go Safety Tips: What NOT to Do When Playing Pokémon Go
Pokémon is taking the nation by storm yet again — this time in the form of an augmented reality mobile game. Unlike previous Pokémon games,...
- Jul 13, 2016
Lead in Jackson’s Water: How You Can Protect Your Family
An alarming level of lead has been found in the water of Mississippi’s capital – levels so high that the situation has been compared to...
- Jul 8, 2016
America’s Top 5 Deadliest Highways
America’s most dangerous highways have three things in common; they’re among the longest in the country, the busiest, and all but one run through Florida,...
- Jul 7, 2016
Hazards and Safety Tips for Concrete Workers in Orlando
Earlier this week, several workers in Orlando were injured after the floor of a hotel under construction collapsed beneath them while they were pouring cement....
- Jul 1, 2016