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Blog Archive - December, 2018


265 Articles

Florida Woman Killed After Falling Off Motorcycle on First Date

December 23, 2018

BROWARD COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news report from wsbtv.com, a Florida woman was killed after falling off a motorcycle on Interstate 95 in Broward County, Florida. The woman was on a first date and was struck by multiple vehicles after she fell from the bike. Her date reportedly left her lying in the interstate.*

Miami Developers Banking on Flying Cars

December 23, 2018

MIAMI, FL. – According to an online story at miami.cbslocal.com, developers in Miami, Florida, are banking on flying cars coming onto the scene in the near future, and they’re creating landing pads on new buildings to accommodate the aircrafts.*

Man Killed in Roll-Over Wreck in Alabama

December 21, 2018

CULLMAN COUNTY, AL. – According to an online news report from trussvilletribune.com, a man was tragically killed in a single-vehicle roll-over wreck in Cullman County, Alabama. The cause of the accident has not been determined at this time.*

Two Men Seriously Injured in DUI Crash in Florida

December 20, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL. – Two men were seriously injured in a head-on vehicle crash that appears to have been caused by driving under the influence, according to an online news report from tbreporter.com. The crash occurred on a highway in Hillsborough County, Florida.* 

Man Killed When Tractor Hit by Dump Truck in Peach County, GA

December 14, 2018

PEACH COUNTY, GA. – A man was killed December 11 when a dump truck ran into the back of his tractor in Peach County, Georgia, according to an online news report from macon.com. Officials say the tractor did not have proper safety equipment, and the driver of the dump truck was not able to see it in time to avoid a crash.*

North Carolina Man Killed on I-85 While Changing Tire

December 11, 2018

SALISBURY, NC. – According to an online news report from independenttribune.com, a man was struck and killed by a vehicle while changing a tire on the side of Interstate 85 in Salisbury, North Carolina. A witness at the scene captured video on a cell phone that is now in the possession of law enforcement.*

Macon-Bibb County, GA, Adopting ‘Vision Zero’ Plan

December 11, 2018

MACON-BIBB COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report from 41nbc.com, Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, is adopting a “Vision Zero” plan to improve pedestrian safety. The county joins thousands of communities around the country that have pledged to eliminate pedestrian deaths by the year 2030.*

Two-Vehicle Wreck Results in Fire Near Augusta, Georgia

December 11, 2018

BLACKVILLE, SC. – According to an online news report from augustachronicle.com, a two-vehicle wreck on November 24 resulted in a fire near the Georgia-South Carolina border. The accident involved a BMW and a tractor-trailer and occurred in Blackville, South Carolina, near Augusta, Georgia.*

Tips for Safe Traveling During the Holidays

December 05, 2018

GEORGIA – 2018 looks to be one of the busiest for traveling in the past decade, which means the chances of accidents are higher than ever. An online story from walb.com tells holiday travelers in Georgia how to stay safe during their holiday journeys.*

Winter Creates Car Seat Dangers

December 05, 2018

USA- Cnycentral.com writes that puffy winter coats create life-threatening risks for children in car seats. When parents are buckling a child into a car seat with a big winter coat, the straps may seem perfectly tight. However, the bulky coat is misleading them. The jacket can compress in the event of a crash, meaning that the child could be ejected from the seat. While the amount of space seems small, the difference that space makes is significant.*

Safety Recalls Issued by Ford Motor Company

December 05, 2018

USA- Automotiveworld.com writes that Ford Motor Company is issuing four safety-related recalls on vehicles that were sold in the United States. About 160 Ford Explorers were recalled because of issues with their fuel pressure sensors. The systems were not properly assembled, creating a risk of leaking fuel which could lead to fires.*

Safety Questions over Taxis, Ubers, and Lyfts

December 05, 2018

ALABAMA- Abc3340.com writes that there are millions of vehicle in the state of Alabama that need to be brought in for repairs or for recalls and updates. Some of those vehicles may be taxis or part of ride-share companies like Lyft and Uber.*

Police Avoid Questioning Over Unidentified Crash Victims

December 04, 2018

SOUTH FULTON, GA- Wsbradio.com writes that Keith Meadows, the South Fulton Police Chief left a community forum that took place on the morning following a police chase that left three innocent bystanders dead. Meadows walked past reporters who were questioning him and drove away.*

Two Crashes Take Place in North Platte Thursday

December 04, 2018

NORTH PLATTE- The nptelegraph.com write that officers were called to the scene of two crashes. One of the crashes involved a woman from Georgia who was traveling in a green vehicle. The 68-year-old woman was taken to Great Plains Health for treatment following the crash which occurred in the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 83.*

East Lake Intersection to Become Four-Way Stop in Henry County, Georgia

December 04, 2018

HENRY COUNTY, GA- The ajc.com writes that plans to make the intersection of East Lake Road and Harper Road a four-way stop were approved by the county. The Department of Transportation investigated the matter after complaints from the public. An engineering study was conducted to see whether or not the location met the requirements for an all-way stop.*

Distracted Driving Simulation Shows the Risks and Dangers

December 04, 2018

VALDOSTA, GA- The unionrecorder.com writes that a simulator at the Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is being used to increase awareness of the risks of distracted driving, The simulator is functioning as part of AT&T’s “it can wait” message that is attempting to teach people not to drive while they are distracted, in particular, by their smartphones.*

Victims of Crash With Police Vehicle May Take 6 Months to Identify

December 04, 2018

SOUTH FULTON, GA- According to 11alive.com, the Georgia State Police are reporting that the victims from a collision involving a South Fulton police vehicle still have not been identified. Police are now saying that the identification process may take far longer than originally anticipated. The collision occurred on Interstate 85 when a South Fulton police vehicle was in pursuit of a Mercedes Benz that was reportedly stolen.*

FedEx Trucks Collide in Cobb County, Georgia

December 02, 2018

COBB COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report from wsiltv.com, two FedEx trucks crashed into each other in Cobb County, Georgia, on November 26. The crash resulted in packages that were on the delivery vehicles spilling out onto the interstate where the wreck occurred.*

Car Hits, Injures Woman in Atlanta, Georgia

November 30, 2018

ATLANTA, GA. – According to an online news report from 11alive.com, a car hit and injured a woman November 23 at a busy intersection in Atlanta, Georgia. The woman is still hospitalized, but it does not appear her injuries are life-threatening.*

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