Accident And Injury (page 15)


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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  • tampa
  • 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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  • naples
  • Jul 28, 2016

Keyless Ignition Dangers: How to Make a Useful Technology Safer for Melbourne Drivers

The daughters of a Brevard County woman were rudely awakened to the dangers of vehicles with keyless ignitions after discovering their mother had died due...

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  • melbourne
  • Jul 28, 2016

5 Big Myths About Workplace Safety on Philly’s Construction Sites

An alarming number of accidents at work sites have been recorded in the Philadelphia area since mid-June. Earlier this month, a 37-year-old roofer fell to...

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  • philadelphia
  • Jul 22, 2016

How St. Pete Can Make Its Most Dangerous Intersections Safer

St. Petersburg residents have had it up to here with accidents on the intersection of 28th St. N and 1st Ave. N. The corner consists...

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  • Jul 21, 2016

Road Rage on the Rise: How to Handle Aggressive Drivers

The majority of Americans engage in aggressive driving, according to a recent survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The survey found that...

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  • Jul 21, 2016

Move Over Law 101: How Safer Roadsides Are Better for Everyone

Yet another Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper narrowly avoided catastrophic injury last weekend when his vehicle was hit by an oncoming driver while he was helping...

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  • jackson
  • Jul 21, 2016

Roadside Safety Tips for Atlanta’s Busiest Highways

Tragedy struck on Atlanta’s busy I-285, when a 20-year-old man was killed while performing roadside repair on his vehicle near Spaghetti Junction. The man was...

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  • Jul 20, 2016

How Can Orlando Stop All of These Wrong-Way Driving Accidents?

There were nearly 1,500 wrong-way driving crashes in Florida in 2015, and there is perhaps no part of the state that understands the severity of...

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  • orlando
  • Jul 20, 2016

5 Paddleboarding Essentials That Could Save Your Life

The body of a missing man was found near Fort Myers Beach over the weekend. Jerry Conti, 62, of Naples was reported missing in the...

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  • Jul 14, 2016

Pokémon Go Safety Tips: What NOT to Do When Playing Pokémon Go

Pokémon is taking the nation by storm yet again — this time in the form of an augmented reality mobile game. Unlike previous Pokémon games,...

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  • Jul 13, 2016