Accident And Injury (page 13)


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

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

Palm Avenue's on a 'Road Diet': Could It Make Downtown Tampa Safer?

Have you ever heard of a “road diet”? It’s basically what it sounds like: Cutting down on roads. It’s happening here in Tampa as part...

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  • tampa
  • Sep 6, 2016

Road Construction in The Villages: How Rolling Acres Is Becoming Safer

Construction on the dangerous Rolling Acres Road intersection in The Villages is scheduled to finish this week. The various complaints and accidents at the intersection...

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  • the-villages
  • Sep 1, 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

Aggressive Driving Situations: How Naples Drivers Can Avoid Them

As of last week, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office launched a campaign against aggressive driving in the Naples area. Prompted by a rise in complaints...

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  • naples
  • 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