Accident And Injury (page 13)


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 Will the Beaver Street Improvement Project Affect Your Commute?

Traffic on a portion of Beaver Street will be shifting to a new configuration this week as the Overland Bridge Project continues throughout Jacksonville. Workers...

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  • jacksonville
  • 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

Drowsy Driving on the Rise: Can Tech Keep Drivers Awake?

A 16-year-old boy was killed on Sunday morning after being struck by a driver who was asleep at the wheel. The victim was standing on...

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  • orlando
  • Sep 21, 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

Distracted Driving on the Rise: How Can Tampa Drivers Stay More Alert on the Road?

What do two recent car accidents in the Tampa Bay area have in common? They were both caused by motorists who took their eyes off...

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  • tampa
  • Sep 15, 2016

Lake Fannie Rescue an Example of How to Stay Alive During Boat Accidents

Last week, the Winter Haven Fire Department rescued three people from a disabled pontoon boat and two people from a capsizing airboat after a storm...

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  • winter-haven
  • Sep 14, 2016

How Jackson Residents Can Prevent Fire Hazards in the Home

Last week, a dozen residents of a Jackson home escaped an early morning house fire unscathed. Firefighters responded to the call in the early morning...

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  • jackson
  • Sep 14, 2016

The 3 Major Causes of Accidents Along I-95 in St. Johns County

Major interchanges along Interstate 95 in St. Johns County continue to experience high numbers of wrecks — and data shows it’s worsening. There are various...

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  • st-augustine
  • Sep 14, 2016