Accident And Injury (page 13)


What Can Tampa Motorists Do to Stay Safe During Westshore Boulevard Construction?

The construction and closure of Westshore Boulevard between Bay Way and Beachway Drive has created a major headache for South Tampa commuters since April. While...

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  • tampa
  • Jun 24, 2016

Overland Bridge Project: Will Emerson Street Construction Improve Safety in JAX?

Construction on busy Emerson Street kicks off this week – an offshoot of the extensive Overland Bridge Project that’s tackling I-95 traffic woes. The $1.7...

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  • jacksonville
  • Jun 23, 2016

Will the Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement Project Make for Safer Driving?

In a state that’s made up of massive bodies of water, bridges can be the connecting lifelines to Florida’s gorgeous coastal cities and islands. But...

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  • pensacola
  • Jun 22, 2016

Leading Causes of Unintentional Injury and How to Prevent Them

June is National Safety Month, and for its third week the National Safety Council is highlighting the dangers of unintentional death and injury. According to...

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  • Jun 22, 2016

What Do Kissimmee Funeral Procession Laws Say Drivers Should Do?

For grieving people participating in a funeral procession, traffic is likely their least concern. However, funeral processions are becoming increasingly dangerous for both participants and...

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  • kissimmee
  • Jun 21, 2016

How a Polk County Death Certificate Revision Could Help Thousands of Spouses Get Veterans' Benefits in Florida

Polk County is leading the charge in an effort to remove bureaucratic obstacles standing in the way of veterans’ spouses receiving the benefits they are...

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  • Jun 20, 2016

How to Prevent Railroad Crossing Crashes in Fort Myers

Fort Myers residents are familiar with the Seminole Gulf Railroad that extends throughout the city and covers surrounding areas of Bonita Springs, Arcadia, and North...

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  • Jun 16, 2016

How One Winter Haven Bus Program May Reduce Teen Driving Accidents This Summer

For the third summer in a row, Winter Haven Area Transit is teaming up with the rest of Polk County’s bus services to provide free...

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  • winter-haven
  • Jun 15, 2016

Can Sarasota Make I-75 Construction Zones Safer?

While certainly needed to improve road infrastructure, the construction on the I-75 in Sarasota County has been a sore subject for locals. Those who commute...

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  • sarasota
  • Jun 15, 2016

How to Recognize and Report Fall Hazards in Your Tavares Workplace

Last week, Tavares received a stark reminder of the importance of workplace safety and why all employees should know how to recognize and report fall...

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  • tavares
  • Jun 14, 2016

How Could a Better Law Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents in Florida?

We may be a couple of weeks into the “100 Deadliest Days” for driving – named for the dangerous surge in accidents in the 100...

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  • Jun 14, 2016

5 Most Popular Driving Jobs in Atlanta

Atlanta is a shining beacon of economic growth in the South, but with that status comes miles of urban sprawl. As a result, heavy traffic...

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  • atlanta
  • Jun 11, 2016

Tropical Storm Colin Update: What Should Motorists Do If Stranded in a Flood?

Usually, motorists can avoid driving in flooded roadways by following flood watch warnings. But in the case of extreme storms like Tropical Storm Colin, which...

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  • Jun 8, 2016

Do Red-Light Cameras Really Reduce Accidents: A Look at Alternative Ways to Make Intersections Safer

The “Walk for Justice” event, held on Saturday, June 4, in Tampa, was a solemn reminder of the consequences of red-light runners and the need...

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  • tampa
  • Jun 7, 2016

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Workplace: What You Should Do

Throughout the month of June, the National Safety Council will be highlight the leading causes of injury and death in the workplace, on the road,...

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  • Jun 3, 2016