Accident And Injury (page 9)


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

After Death of Crossing Guard, How Can Speeding in 9th Avenue N School Zone Be Stopped?

A 72-year-old school crossing guard was struck and killed by an impaired driver on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. The victim, David Roundtree, was fatally hit...

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  • st-petersburg
  • Nov 11, 2016

Zipper Merging: Why Drivers Hate It, but Experts Love It

Trying to merge in a construction zone is extremely frustrating, and it’s only made worse by the person who speeds by in the other lane...

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  • Nov 11, 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 Bay area, the Public Transportation Commission approved a temporary agreement allowing Uber...

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  • tampa
  • Nov 10, 2016

Memphis Drivers Learn What Not to Do When Driving in the Rain

During the night hours on Nov. 7, there were multiple car crashes in Memphis due to slippery streets caused by rain. These crashes resulted in...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 10, 2016

Hart Bridge Exit Getting a Facelift, But Detour Raises Concerns

Hart Bridge has seen a major closure this week. Construction will last for months, reports say, highlighting a big problem that comes along with even...

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  • jacksonville
  • 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

New Bike Lanes with Signals Proposed: Could This Help Reduce Cyclist Accidents in Our City?

The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a public workshop to discuss a proposed new bikeway through downtown Tampa. The proposed protected bike lanes would...

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  • tampa
  • 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 subway train struck two MTA transit workers, killing one and injuring the other while they worked on the tracks. With this...

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  • new-york
  • Nov 9, 2016

I-285 and Georgia 400 Construction Begins: Here Are Some Ways to Stay Safe and Avoid a Rough Commute

After decades of planning, the interchange of Georgia 400 and I-285 is getting a complete makeover. Officials say the project will help to improve travel...

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  • atlanta
  • 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