Tag Archives: safety
Gainesville’s Citizens on Patrol program, which began in 2010, is working to expand from a modest 10-person unit to the likes of Citrus County’s COP program which currently boasts around 500 volunteers.
Finding a way around Gainesville can be difficult with limited buses and dangerous bike lanes, but City Commission candidates offer similar solutions to improve transportation issues. Yet a public forum revealed they do not agree on how to pay for the changes.
A bill making its way through the Florida Legislature would allow anyone with a concealed weapon license can carry his or her weapon legally on a public university campus.
Citrus County has been selected by the Florida Department of Transportation to receive a $1.5-million grant to improve safety on curvy county roads. The improvements will be installed this summer.
A skateboarder is currently in critical condition at UF Health after being hit by a car, and officials discuss ways to prevent such accidents from occurring again.
After a a woman was killed and her husband was injured from a tree falling directly on their house on Wednesday morning, tree safety is being heavily emphasized.
When reflecting on the aftermath of Wednesday’s fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, Gainesville professionals said people shouldn’t worry.
Why do we set our clocks forward every spring? Here are five points about the practice.
The 2013 Chevy Malibu has one or more rear suspension bolts that may not have been tightened properly, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It may lead to mishandling of the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.