Accident And Injury (page 6)


Tallahassee Makes Strides in Road Safety for 2016

Road safety in Florida is a big concern, but motorists in Tally can rest easier thanks to some of the steps the city has taken...

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  • tallahassee
  • Dec 7, 2016

You Snooze, You Lose: Driving Tired Just as Bad as Driving Drunk

Driving while tired is just as bad as driving while drunk, according to a new AAA study. The research calls your safety into question when...

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  • Dec 7, 2016

University of Kentucky Students: A Few Ways to Prevent Distracted Walking Accidents

The University of Kentucky has started a new campaign to prevent distracted walking on campus. UK placed signs at intersections and crosswalks to remind pedestrians...

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  • lexington
  • Dec 6, 2016

Jacksonville's Waterfront Development Plans Are Starting to Look Crystal Clear

Growth is a big theme for Jacksonville’s upcoming year, and next year’s construction plans are already beginning to shine with promise. The city made strides...

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  • jacksonville
  • Dec 6, 2016

Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up in Georgia: Why Is it Difficult to Cross the Street?

Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise in Georgia, which is quite worrying for people walking across roads. Heavy traffic, lack of streetlights, and a shortage...

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  • atlanta
  • Dec 6, 2016

Melbourne Commuters: What a Big Brevard County Road Plan Means for You

We in Melbourne — and all of Brevard County, for that matter — have been dealing with road issues, making driving exhausting and annoying for...

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  • melbourne
  • Dec 6, 2016

The Biggest Public Transportation Improvements in Tampa This Year

Tampa isn’t exactly known for its bountiful public transit, and between the relatively slim options for bus and train travel and our city’s high population,...

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  • tampa
  • Dec 5, 2016

New Yorkers: Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up, but the City is Fighting Back

Pedestrian fatalities in NYC continue to rise even as 2016 comes to a close. More pedestrians were killed due to traffic accidents in our city...

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  • new-york
  • Dec 5, 2016

Prestonsburg’s DUI Rates Go Up While Kentucky’s Goes Down

Prestonsburg had been following a blue law — a restrictive ban on a Sunday activity — for some time. But that time has come to...

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  • prestonsburg
  • Dec 3, 2016

Jackson Parking Meter Changes Could End Up Hitting Your Wallet

Private parking meters could be coming to Jackson if the city ends up striking a deal with a St. Louis-based company. The long-discussed upgrades could...

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  • jackson
  • Dec 2, 2016

Fire Hydrant Shortage Could Endanger Lee County Residents

Tapping into the water supply is critical for fighting fires, and some Cape Coral residents are up in arms about the coverage of the city’s...

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  • fort-myers
  • Dec 2, 2016

Pensacola Fire Causes Range From the Mundane to the Insane

Fires are a grave concern throughout the year, and one many Pensacolans might not think about until the moment it’s happening to them. Fires can...

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  • pensacola
  • Dec 1, 2016

Why Bad Atlanta Roads Are Costing You Money

Recently, a hole left from utility work on Kingsboro Road led to a flat tire for an Atlanta driver, according to NBC 11Alive. The flat...

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  • atlanta
  • Nov 30, 2016

What is Tennessee Doing to Combat the Rise of Distracted Driving?

Distracted Driving is a growing epidemic that is sweeping the nation. More and more drivers are using cell phones, eating, reading and grooming behind the...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 30, 2016

Tallahassee Traffic Light Install More Difficult Than You Might Think

A new traffic signal and some road alterations at a Tallahassee intersection are helping some residents breathe a little easier on the road. However, the...

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  • tallahassee
  • Nov 30, 2016