Accident And Injury (page 8)


Families Feel Not Enough Has Been Done to Make Lakeland School Bus Stops Safer Since Accident

A Polk County School district transportation area manager may lose her job following allegations that she lied about details involving a car accident that killed...

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  • lakeland
  • Nov 16, 2016

What To Do When You See Drunk-Driving On the Road

On Nov. 13 a drunk driver crashed into a home on the north side of Lexington. The car hit and injured a sleeping man on...

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  • lexington
  • Nov 15, 2016

Memphis Drivers: Take A Look At These Myths About Cars and Trains

On Nov. 9, a person was killed after being hit by a train in Memphis. The train collided with the person at the corner of...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 15, 2016

How Can Sarasota Commuters Stay Safe During This Week’s Longboat Pass Bridge Construction Work?

The Florida Department of Transportation has begun work to fix a jammed drawbridge in Sarasota County. Construction to repair Longboat Pass Bridge will last throughout...

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  • sarasota
  • Nov 15, 2016

City’s Drinking Reaching High Levels, but You Can Avoid The Hassle and Danger

Some call Tallahassee a drinking town with a football problem, and a recent report by 24/7 Wall Street somewhat agrees. The city indulges in various...

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  • tallahassee
  • Nov 15, 2016

City Officials Are Trying to Stop People From Using Your Street as a Highway

Some homeowners in Cape Coral are grumbling over drivers using residential streets in their neighborhoods to bypass traffic. The issue is drawing the city’s attention,...

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  • fort-myers
  • Nov 15, 2016

Atlanta Drivers: These Are Highways to Watch Out For

As the year comes to a close, Georgia will set a new record for most roadway fatalities in the state’s history. In 2016 so far...

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  • atlanta
  • Nov 15, 2016

Can HART's New Rideshare App Help Increase Bus Ridership, Reduce Traffic?

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority launched an app-based ridesharing service for bus riders on Monday, Nov. 14. The app, called HyperLINK, will allow bus...

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  • tampa
  • Nov 14, 2016

Memphis Drivers Your Soul-Crushing Traffic Jam Might Soon Be Less Horrible

Memphis drivers may have an easier time getting around, now that the city has invested in a high-tech system with an eye on shortening your...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 11, 2016

What Will Happen on Hillsborough Roads Now That Uber and Lyft Are Legal?

After years of disputes over the legality of ridesharing companies in the Tampa area, the Public Transportation Commission approved a temporary agreement allowing Uber and...

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  • tampa
  • Nov 10, 2016

St. Augustine Digital Billboards Bringing More Danger to the Road?

Safety on the road is becoming a concern, and St. Johns County commissioners think they might have at least a partial solution in digital billboards....

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  • st-augustine
  • Nov 10, 2016

Working Underground Can Be Dangerous for Subway Workers, but Here’s How the MTA Tries to Protect Them

On Nov. 3, a New York subway train struck two MTA transit workers, killing one and injuring the other while they worked on the tracks....

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  • new-york
  • Nov 9, 2016

Naples Sand-Dumping Project Could Be Ideal Way to Save Beaches

Beach erosion is a frequent concern, and Collier County has combated it in Naples for years. The newest way uses sand, brought in by the...

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  • naples
  • Nov 9, 2016

Crosswalks and Other Safety Measures for Keeping Lexington Kids Safe on the Way to School

Recently a teenager on the way to school was hit by a car at the corner of Blue Ash Drive and Clays Mill Road. This...

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  • lexington
  • Nov 8, 2016

CarFit and Other Ways to Help Aging Parents Stay Safe and Independent on the Road

A new national program designed to help older adult drivers is now making a splash in Orlando’s senior community. CarFit, created by the American Society...

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  • orlando
  • Nov 7, 2016