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Back to School Safety Tips: Protecting Children on the Road

Posted August 8, 2023

Prioritizing Pedestrian Safety While Going Back to School In Tampa, Florida, it’s time to go back to school! As the new school year approaches, it’s essential to emphasize the importance of pedestrian safety, particularly for children and young adults. Accidents involving pedestrians in Tampa are alarmingly common and can have devastating consequences. Pedestrian safety should… read more

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Traffic Safety on Tampa’s Bayshore Blvd

In May 2018, a mother and toddler were tragically hit and killed by a speeding motorist along Tampa’s scenic Bayshore Boulevard. This senseless and unspeakable loss of life inspired cries for a more pedestrian-friendly roadway. These concerns were recently heard at a city council meeting where Bayshore Boulevard was discussed. The popular roadway, favored by… read more

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Man Hit by Five Vehicles in Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Brandon

Posted March 12, 2014

On Friday, February 28, a man named Ricky Polk was driving through Brandon on his way to work as he observed two women panicking on the side of the road, both of them jumping up and down and crying. Polk then felt his car strike something and he saw a figure in the rear-view mirror…. read more

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Pedestrian Accident Statistics – Studies Show Pedestrian Fatality Rates are Higher in Cities and Urban Areas

Posted March 10, 2014

Pedestrian accident fatalities occur primarily in urban areas, according to historical data. Vehicle factors also are important. In pedestrian accidents, the most serious physical trauma responsible for disabling injuries and death comes from pedestrians impacting vehicle bumpers, hoods, or the windshield areas of automobiles. In addition to traffic solutions innovations such as warning devices and medians,… read more

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