Accident And Injury (page 15)


A Continuous Flow Intersection: What Is It and Why Is Fort Myers the First To Get It?

Drivers of Lee County could be seeing some major improvements along the busy, and sometimes deadly, State Road 82. The 29-mile long roadway that cuts...

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  • Aug 23, 2016

What NYC’s Plan for Improving Pedestrian Safety Means for You

After a rash of deadly left-turn crashes, the New York City Department of Transportation is listening in full-force to New Yorkers’ pleas for better pedestrian...

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  • new-york
  • Aug 18, 2016

How St. Johns County Cyclists Are Taking on A1A's Rumble Strips

Some St. Johns County bikers are concerned about a new safety feature along State Road A1A that they say will make biking more dangerous with...

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  • Aug 17, 2016

How To Keep Orlando Kids Safe When They Walk Near Schools

For parents of children attending the newly built Millenia Gardens Elementary in Orlando, back to school excitement is being met with some trepidation. The new...

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  • orlando
  • Aug 16, 2016

Tips for Keeping Fort Myers Kids Safe on the Way to School

It’s back-to-school season in Lee County. Over 92,000 students returned to the county’s 122 schools last week, and whether they attend an elementary school, special...

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  • Aug 15, 2016

Why Aren’t Amusement Park Safety Regulations Tougher?

The recent death of a Kansas boy on what Guinness World Records has deemed the world’s largest water slide has brought new attention to the...

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  • Aug 11, 2016

Federal Agency's Southern Tour Promotes Safe Cars to Save Lives

To raise awareness about motor vehicle safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be kicking off its Safe Cars Save Lives bus tour this...

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  • Aug 9, 2016

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...

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  • mobile
  • 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...

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  • Aug 9, 2016

New High-Speed Ferry May Provide Safer Alternative for Tampa Bay Area Drivers

This week, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Tampa, and Hillsborough County voted in favor of the Tampa Bay High Speed Ferry Project’s pilot program. The approved...

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  • Aug 6, 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...

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  • jackson
  • 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...

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  • Aug 4, 2016

How a New Florida Law Could Make Jacksonville Pools Safer (But Still Fun)

In the wake of the passage of Florida’s new residential pool safety law, there’s been a lot of attention on what homeowners here in JAX...

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  • Aug 3, 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...

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  • Jul 29, 2016

How Naples Residents Can Stay Safe During a Lightning Strike

A construction worker in the Naples area was struck by lightning and killed earlier this week. The worker, who seemed to be gathering his materials...

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  • Jul 28, 2016