Accident And Injury (page 14)
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- Jun 3, 2016
Tallahassee Car Accidents Up 41%: Distracted Drivers Partly to Blame
It has been almost three years since Florida passed a law banning texting while driving, but a newly published report by the state Department of...
- May 27, 2016
National Safe Boating Week: How You Can Help Reduce Boating Accidents in FL
Boating accidents in Florida were up by almost 20 percent last year compared to 2014, according to a new state report showcasing a rising tide...
- May 24, 2016
These Fort Myers Area Jobs Have Higher Workplace Safety Risks Than You'd Think
No one expects to be seriously injured going to work at a grocery store, or in a nurturing career like nursing or teaching. For most...
- May 20, 2016
Florida Hurricane Season 2016: How to Keep Orlando Workers Safe
Hurricane season officially begins June 1, and if predictions from the National Hurricane Center are correct, 2016 could be a rough year for residents and...
- May 18, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About the Proposed Tennessee Workers' Compensation Law Changes
Tennessee could revisit a bill that would allow employers to opt-out of the state’s workers’ compensation insurance program and instead purchase their own through a...
- May 18, 2016
JAX Pedestrian Death Zone: Can the City Become a Better Place to Walk?
The City of Jacksonville has been regarded as one of the nation’s most dangerous zones for pedestrians and bicyclists alike. But the city is finally...
- May 17, 2016
Alafaya Trail Construction Update: Do New Road Safety Measures Adequately Protect Pedestrians?
The Orange County Commission is reviewing a nearly $5 million pedestrian improvement plan for the University of Central Florida, which may bring the campus one...
- May 13, 2016
Lakeland Student's Death Near School Prompts Renewed Calls for Safety Measures
Lakeland residents are coming together in an outcry against the dangerous conditions for students along Clubhouse Road, after the untimely death of George Jenkins High...
- May 10, 2016
How to Improve Safety Around the Wekiva Parkway Construction Route
Construction on the second phase of the Wekiva Parkway began on May 2, bringing the Tavares community one step closer to a complete Central Florida...
- May 5, 2016
Automobile Drivers Responsible for Most Tennessee Motorcycle Accidents
In Tennessee and elsewhere, automobiles are a major cause of motorcycle accidents. Even more importantly, though, is the fact that motorcycle accidents are more likely...
- May 5, 2016
Motorcycle Accident Deaths: Why Fatalities Are Up 25% in Tennessee
Deaths from motorcycle accidents are up nearly 25 percent in Tennessee so far this year compared to this same period last year. Although officials don’t...
- Apr 29, 2016