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APB Foundation Wins ‘Project Mayday’ Contest

By: Charlene Cristobal June 25, 2015 TALLAHASSEE -- After losing their son in a crash, a Tallahassee mother and father have launched a campaign to stop distracted driving. Today their effort got a big boost from a local marketing company. ...

Tallahassee Memorial Supports Donate Life Awareness Month

By: Erin Lisch April 5, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Lives are saved everyday at Tallahassee Memorial. But, you don't have to be a doctor to save a life. Under the American flag, another flag flies at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The hosp ...

Tips for Preventing Distracted Driving

Tips for Preventing Distracted Driving

  Although most distractions are avoidable, some distractions are impossible to completely prevent – instead they must be managed. Driving requires your full attention. You can take charge of eliminating distractions to focus on the road ahea ...

Over A Quarter Of Collisions Are Caused By Distracted Driving

Over A Quarter Of Collisions Are Caused By Distracted Driving

By: Kiernan Hopkins The National Safety Council has conducted a study that concludes that more then a quarter of all automobile collisions in the United States are the result of inattentive driving while using a cell phone. This National Safety ...

Stopping Distracted Driving: What Will It Take?

Stopping Distracted Driving: What Will It Take?

By: Jay Winsten I was driving at 50 mph, in the passing lane of a local four-lane road, navigating numerous twists and turns on my way home. I counted 47 oncoming cars, each of which was separated from me by a mere four feet across the double yell ...

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