Accident And Injury (page 17)


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

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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  • st-petersburg
  • Jun 8, 2016

Is I-10 Mobile River Bridge Project Worth the $850M Price Tag?

A recent proposal is calling for the construction of a new six-lane bridge across the Mobile River, as well as major lane expansions throughout existing...

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  • mobile
  • 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

Preventing Dog Attacks: How Louisville Homeowners Can Keep Visitors Safe from Dog Bites

They may be considered man’s best friend, but this is not always the case. A recent study released by the U.S. Postal Service ranked Louisville...

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  • louisville
  • Jun 3, 2016

Summer Driving Safety Tips: How to Have Fun and Stay Safe on These Popular Road Trips

Now that summer is here, it’s time to start planning for how to make it your most memorable yet. With gas prices expected to be...

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  • Jun 2, 2016

Hot Cars Are Dangerous for Kids and Pets

May 27 is National Heat Awareness Day. The unofficial holiday raises awareness about the dangers of heat-related ailments in advance of the scorching summer months...

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  • May 27, 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...

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  • tallahassee
  • May 27, 2016

How to Stop Sarasota Cars from Crashing into Ditches

The safety of roads in Sarasota and beyond that have open drainage systems is being questioned after a narrowly avoided recent tragedy on Canal Road...

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  • sarasota
  • May 25, 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...

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  • May 24, 2016