road safety http://wlrn.org en First Responders And Safety Advocates Raise Awareness of Child Deaths By Heatstroke In Cars http://wlrn.org/post/first-responders-and-safety-advocates-raise-awareness-child-deaths-heatstroke-cars <p><a href="http://www.ggweather.com/heat/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">According to research at San Francisco State University,</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Florida is second in the nation in child deaths from heatstrokes in hot cars.</span></p><p>Reggie McKinnon lives in Cape Coral. He lost his daughter Payton to heatstroke in March 2010 after he left her in his car.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:41:38 +0000 Carla Javier 35985 at http://wlrn.org First Responders And Safety Advocates Raise Awareness of Child Deaths By Heatstroke In Cars Bicycling In South Florida Isn't As Good As It Should Be, But It's Getting Better http://wlrn.org/post/bicycling-south-florida-isnt-good-it-should-be-its-getting-better <p>Year-round sun, miles of oceanside roadways, few changes in elevation: South Florida <em>should</em> be a paradise for even the most casual of bicyclists. But the state is also home to plenty of thoroughfares with posted speeds in excess of 50 mph., three lanes of traffic in each direction and lots of traffic lights. Not exactly a recipe for safe and happy cycling.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>RELATED</strong>: <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/how-much-do-you-walk-livability-south-florida" target="_blank"><strong>How Much Do You Walk? Livability In South Florida</strong></a></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14407 at http://wlrn.org Bicycling In South Florida Isn't As Good As It Should Be, But It's Getting Better