Accident And Injury (page 17)


How to Have Fun (and Stay Safe) This Fourth of July Weekend

Independence Day is around the corner and families are gearing up to make the most of the holiday weekend. Celebrating the Fourth of July comes...

  • Staff
  • Jun 29, 2016

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

How Fort Lauderdale Residents Can Practice Fire Safety While Boating

Now that summer is officially here, boating season is underway for many here in Fort Lauderdale. Not only does that mean more boats along Florida’s...

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  • fort-lauderdale
  • 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

3 Top Safety Priorities the St. Augustine Mobility Task Force Should Look Into

St. Augustine is in the initial phase of a major mobility plan that tackles the big transportation and parking issues throughout the city. The project...

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  • st-augustine
  • 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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  • lakeland
  • 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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  • fort-myers
  • 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

100 Deadly Days of Summer: How Parents Can Help Reduce Jackson's Teenage Driving Deaths

Memorial Day weekend marked the beginning of what the American Automobile Association calls the “100 Deadliest Days” — the time period when teen driving deaths...

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  • jackson
  • Jun 13, 2016