Accident And Injury (page 9)


Pig Carcasses Fall onto I-75, Causing Road Conditions for Sarasotans

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, a truck carrying pig carcasses spilled a portion of its load onto Interstate 75. The dead livestock, which were not secured...

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  • Nov 17, 2016

Blind and Visually Impaired Pedestrians Will Benefit from New Rule Calling for Noisier Hybrids and Electric Vehicles

Hybrids and electric cars are much quieter than standard cars, which advocates have long said could pose a safety risk for people who are blind...

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  • Nov 17, 2016

Kids’ Chance Awareness Week Highlights How Workplace Injuries Affect the Entire Family

Nov. 14 marked the beginning of Kids’ Chance Awareness Week, dedicated to highlighting the devastating affects a parent’s workplace injuries can have on their ability...

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  • Nov 16, 2016

Could New CR466 Development Be Traffic Breaking Point for The Villages?

Residents are unhappy about a development that will turn the pasture land along County Road 466 into a huge commercial property. The development, known as...

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  • Nov 16, 2016

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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  • Nov 16, 2016

Why is Boating So Appealing?

Boating might be Fort Lauderdale’s greatest pastime, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down. The city’s annual boat show posted excellent results, and you...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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