Accident And Injury (page 9)


NHTSA Head Says Automakers Have “Ultimate Responsibility” for Airbag Repairs

Takata’s defective airbags have turned into the largest auto recall in history, a fact which has had a reportedly pronounced impact on the company’s bottom...

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  • Nov 4, 2016

Bike Share Program Begins in St. Petersburg: Is Our City Ready For This?

This week marks the beginning of St. Petersburg’s first bike share program. The Coast Bike Share Program, which also operates in Tampa, has launched a...

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  • Nov 3, 2016

Nashville Outdoor Workers: Don’t Get Injured for a Paycheck

Recently, a worker was injured when a tree fell on him, while clearing a road in Bellevue, according to WMC Action News 5. This accident...

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  • Nov 3, 2016

Robinson Street Is on a 'Diet': The Pros and Cons of This Ambitious Construction Project

Changes may be on the way for Robinson Street, a scenic road near Lake Eola that is considered by many to be an obsolete and...

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  • Nov 2, 2016

Falling Asleep At the Wheel: How to Prevent Drowsy Driving Accidents in Paducah

On Oct. 31, a tired Paducah man fell asleep at the wheel and was injured when his vehicle veered off the road and hit a...

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  • Nov 1, 2016

How Can Parents in Winter Haven Talk to Teens About Snapchat’s Speed Filter After Deadly Accident?

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, five people in Central Florida were killed in a fiery crash caused by a motorist who lost control of their vehicle...

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  • Oct 31, 2016

Following Artegon Accident Settlement, Families Wonder If Zipline and Aerial Adventure Rides Are Safe

The family of a man killed in an accident at the Sky Trail attraction at Artegon in Orlando has settled their lawsuit with the mall...

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  • orlando
  • Oct 28, 2016

Amtrak to Pay $265M to Philly Derailment Victims

On Thursday, Amtrak agreed to pay $265 million in order to settle claims related to a May 2015 train derailment in Philadelphia that injured more...

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  • Oct 28, 2016

Busch Gardens Closes Ride After Deadly Australian Theme Park Accident: How Safe Are Amusement Parks?

A deadly amusement park accident that killed four people in Australia has led Tampa’s Busch Gardens to close their popular Congo River Rapids ride. This...

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  • Oct 27, 2016

Mobile Is About to Get a Lot of Cruise Ship Traffic

Mobile is getting a second chance for cruise ships starting now. The city is embarking on a contract with Carnival for more than 80 sailings,...

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  • Oct 27, 2016

Seat Belt Use Up in FL, But Some Young People Still Won't Click It: 5 Facts to Change That

Seat belt safety is on everyone’s mind in Polk County this week, and although seat belt usage is better than ever in 2016, we all...

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  • Oct 25, 2016

From Reptiles to Weather and More: Driving in Tampa Can Be an Odd Experience Sometimes

Tampa’s roads can be as wild as the news stories for which Florida is known, and a recent video of a snake popping out of...

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  • Oct 21, 2016

Work at a Restaurant in JAX? Do You Know How to Stay Safe in Case of Emergency?

A Jacksonville man is in serious condition following a kitchen fire in Fruit Cove. The fire left him with severe injuries and underscores one of...

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  • Oct 21, 2016

Porter Ranch Gas Leak: Residents Still Feeling the Effects One Year Later

It’s the one-year anniversary of the Porter Ranch natural gas leak, the largest such leak in American history. Although the leak was capped in February,...

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  • Oct 21, 2016

Naples Employers Can Help Improve Their Workplaces By Doing These Things

Opportunities to improve the lives of employees are taking hold in Naples, thanks to Southwest Florida’s involvement in the Blue Zones Project. The NCH Healthcare...

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  • Oct 19, 2016