Accident And Injury (page 8)


Firefighters Have Some of the Highest Occupational Cancer Rates: Lakeland Fire Department Is Fighting to Change That

Lakeland is fighting occupational cancer with new protective gear. The Lakeland Fire Department is the first department in the state to use halo hoods, which...

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  • Nov 28, 2016

What Safety Regulations Are In Place for Memphis School Bus Drivers to Keep Your Kids Safe?

On Nov. 21, a school bus crash in Chattanooga injured 12 people and killed 5 children, according to The Tennessean. The bus driver was speeding...

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  • Nov 24, 2016

Top 4 Concerns That Prestonsburg Drivers Have When on the Road

Recently, concerned Prestonsburg citizens spoke up over a crumbling roadway located on the Left Fork of Rice Branch in Floyd County, according to the Floyd...

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  • Nov 23, 2016

What Sarasota Families Need to Know Before Hitting the Road for Thanksgiving Travel This Year

Construction on the I-75’s University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange has been an annoyance to Sarasotans for months, but fortunately, road work is suspended between Thursday...

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  • Nov 23, 2016

What Kissimmee Families Need to Know About Thanksgiving Traffic This Year

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and families throughout Osceola County will be eating delicious food, giving thanks, and watching football on the couch....

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  • Nov 23, 2016

Pensacola Signals All Aboard for Amtrak's Return to Business

Amtrak is ready to restore the Sunset Limited to its former glory, and the help of officials throughout the state could speed up the process....

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  • Nov 23, 2016

How Bowling Green Drivers Can Stay Safe On the Road This Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving gets closer, many people will hit the road to see family and friends. Travelers may be excited to see loved ones, but driving...

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  • Nov 22, 2016

What If Tampa Residents Got a Reward for NOT Breaking the Law?

The Tampa Police Department will be trying a new approach to reduce accidents at our city’s most dangerous intersections, according to ABC Action News. As...

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  • Nov 22, 2016

Volusia County Drivers: Your Commute Could Be Getting Tougher

The Florida Department of Transportation could be interested in sprucing up parts of I-4 in West Volusia County. Their new outline calls for adding four...

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  • Nov 22, 2016

More Drivers, More Problems: Safety Tips for Your Family's Thanksgiving Commute

Spurred on by improved economic conditions, and cheap gas prices, about 43.5 million people will drive more than 50 miles from their home this Thanksgiving,...

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  • Nov 22, 2016

3 Types of Vehicle Damage to Watch Out For On Bad Atlanta Roads

Winter is quickly approaching and for homeowners along Echo Hills Circle, this may mean another year of dealing with a broken road. Nine months ago,...

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  • Nov 22, 2016

Tricky Roundabout Nearly Causes Accident: How Villagers Can Stay Safe Heading into Snow Bird Season

A car accident was narrowly avoided on the morning of Nov. 17 at the roundabout at Morse Boulevard and Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages....

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  • Nov 19, 2016

Falls Are Deadly Serious for Seniors: How to Spot Fall Risk Factors and Prevent Them

We lost yet another beloved musician in 2016. Leonard Cohen, the poet, novelist and songwriter passed away in his sleep on Nov. 7 at the...

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  • Nov 18, 2016

Sarasota County School Bus Drivers Join Other Industry Workers in the Fight for Overtime Pay

A group of current and former school bus drivers from Sarasota County have come together to file a federal lawsuit against the county school board...

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  • Nov 17, 2016

Lyft Just Ditched Its Famous Moustache. Here's What it Means for Your Safety.

Ridesharing service Lyft is requiring its drivers to make a noticeable change to their cars. The company is ditching moustaches and installing colorful beacons in...

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  • Nov 17, 2016