Sexual Assault on Campus A report was recently released regarding sexual assault on campuses across our nation. The report takes an in-depth look into why sexual assault is not discussed the way it should be. Feelings of fear and embarrassment along with worrying about being able to prove issues of consent were some of the…

Back to School Tampa Bay: Sharing the Road Safely with School Buses It’s back to school time and that means it’s the time of year to share the road with school buses. Cases of cars speeding past stopped school buses are on the rise. Reports show hundreds of cars are passing stopped buses each day….

The Importance of Using Car Seats Properly Recently, a mom went back to work after her maternity leave, leaving dad at home with their baby. She asked to be sent frequent updates so she wouldn’t feel like she was missing out. Turned out her request would help save her baby from injury in a car…

Car Seats & RVs: Keeping Children Safe While Traveling Traveling in an RV can be a great way for families to travel. Even though the RV is large (like a house on wheels), it is still very important to be sure everyone is buckled up while driving. It is equally important to be sure children…

Summer Months: Car Accidents & Fatalities Increase Many Americans hit the road during the summer months to take a road trip, vacation, long weekend trip, to visit loved ones, or attend a special event. Unfortunately, with all the thrill of travel in the summer months, there also comes driving dangers on the road ways. The…

Hit by a Drowsy Driver in Tampa Bay? Drowsy driving is driving when one is too tired to safely operate the vehicle. When a driver does not get enough sleep or drives while tired, they are driving with an impairment. This puts everyone in their vehicle and on the road in danger. AAA conducted a…

Local Man Attacked with Knife at Clearwater Beach Recently, a local man was attacked by a woman with a knife at Clearwater Beach. According to the man, he was attacked by the woman after turning down her offer to buy flowers and drugs from her. He claims she became angry with him, cut his face…

Tampa Bay Dangerous for Pedestrians Tampa Bay has consistently been named as one of the most dangerous areas in the US for pedestrians. A research group at University of South Florida (USF) is looking into why this is. They are specifically looking at what factors are leading to fatalities in pedestrians struck by vehicles. The…

Bicyclists Most Recent Victims of Hit and Runs Some recent articles in the local news are raising the awareness of the occurrence of bicyclists being struck by vehicles. In Polk County, a man was the victim of a hit and run. The 70-year-old man was riding his bike in the bike lane when he was…

Local Man and Bus Driver Injured in Crash Last week, a local man and a PSTA bus driver were both injured in a crash on Gandy Blvd in Pinellas Park. The crash resulted in serious injuries for the car driver and minor injuries for the bus driver. Two passengers on the bus at the time…

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