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AAA Safety Tips for Preventing Motorcycle Accidents

January 14, 2020

North Carolina  - Motorcycle accidents and fatalities are rising in North Carolina, and AAA Carolinas has offered some safety tips for both motorcyclists and other drivers that can help prevent dangerous collisions. AAA says that distracted driving and failure to observe motorcyclists on the road account for many deadly motorcycle accidents in North Carolina and South Carolina. 

American Medical Association Advocates for Safer Driving

January 10, 2020

USA - Eight people tragically die in distracted driving crashes every day in the United States, and more than 1,000 sustain injuries in these collisions, according to AMA-ASSN.ORG. Despite plenty of research that indicates the scope of the problem, states are not taking the necessary steps to prevent and deter this dangerous behavior.*

Electric Scooters Come to Mobile in 2020

January 08, 2020

MOBILE, AL - Al.com reported that 200 e-scooters will hit the streets in Mobile this week. The scooter company Gotcha, which is based in South Carolina, is providing the devices. The scooters will be left in various places throughout the city. The Mayor announced the scooter campaign on Christmas morning online.*

Senior Care Facilities in Georgia Are Subject to Little Oversight and Rarely Face Consequences

January 07, 2020

GEORGIA- When a 92-year-old woman wandered out of her senior care facility in Macon, an alarm was supposed to go off to alert staff, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC). The retired teacher and widowed great-grandmother was suffering from dementia and was in a confused state, and when she left the facility in her nightgown, she suffered a severe fall down an embankment. The woman broke her neck and tragically died before any of the people tasked with caring for her had even realized that she had left the facility.*

Tragic 2018 Plane Crash Perplexes NTSB

January 02, 2020

USA- The National Transportation Safety Board issued its final report regarding a plane crash that occurred in March of 2018, according to GADSDENTIMES.COM. The deadly crash killed the 52-year-old pilot, who was the only individual aboard the aircraft.*

E-Scooters Causing Problems at NCSU

December 27, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA - E-scooters at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are now linked to many accidents throughout the area, according to BIZJOURNALS.COM.  Injuries ranging from bruises to bone fractures and reports of reckless scooter driving are making some question whether the scooters are anything more than a menace.*

Historic Bridge To Connect Duluth and Johns Creek Once Restored

December 23, 2019

GEORGIA- A historic bridge built in 1912 is being restored to serve as a pedestrian walkway between Fulton County and Gwinnett County, according to PATCH.COM. The bridge is in poor condition currently, but the two counties and the cities of Johns Creek and Duluth came together to provide funding for the restoration.*

Hunter from Florida Dies in Explosion in Pennsylvania

December 13, 2019

PA- Foxnews.com writes that a hunter from Florida died in an accident involving a propane tank in Pennsylvania last weekend. The heater reportedly exploded, killing the 81-year-old man from Chiefland. The incident marks the third hunting-related death in the state within a week.*

Pedestrian Deaths Rise in 2018 in Georgia

December 13, 2019

GEORGIA - Pedestrians are dying in record-breaking numbers in the United States, according to PATCH.COM. The number of pedestrians killed in the country hit the highest number in 28 years in 2018, since 1990.  Georgia saw an increase in 32 pedestrian fatalities from 2017 to 2018.  However, pedestrians are not dying in higher numbers in every state. In fact, 23 states saw a decline in pedestrian deaths, and two states had the same number of pedestrian fatalities in 2018 and in 2017. Nevertheless, there has been a nationwide increase of 4% in tragic pedestrian fatalities.*

Bridge Collapse Leads to New Federal Recommendations for Road Closures

December 11, 2019

MIAMI, FL-  The fatal bridge collapse that occurred last year near the Florida International University is prompting changes to the federal recommendations for bridge construction, according to HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM. The deadly collapse led to six fatalities and injured ten others. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a final report concluding that many errors were made when calculating the load and capacity limits. The company that also performed the peer-review failed to catch the mistakes.*

Fatal Cycling Accidents Continue to Rise

December 11, 2019

USA - The number of people bicycling on American roadways continues to increase year after year, according to PEOPLEPOWEREDMOVEMENT.ORG.  With more people riding bicycles, there are unfortunately more chances of bike-related accidents to occur.*

Georgia Boosts Ranking for Bike Safety

December 10, 2019

ATLANTA, GA - Georgia recently came in nineteenth in a ranking of bike-friendliness out of all fifty states, according to Atlanta.curbed.com. The improvements are mainly thanks to efforts made in Atlanta to increase safety for cyclists in the city.*

Report Indicates Humans are Bad at Riding E-Scooters

December 08, 2019

USA- Skystatement.com writes that e-scooters have been attracting attention and controversy across the United States. Heralded by some as cheap, environmentally friendly modes of transportation, and slated by others as nuisances and death traps, it seems that there is no consensus on whether these new vehicles should be embraced or outlawed in cities across the country.*

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