Yeah, It's an old saying, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" but a little extra awareness when driving thru dangerous intersections in Tallahassee, can help your life go much smoother. In 2017 alone, there have been 3,346 car accident related injuries reported. Tallahassee and the areas surrounding colleges like Florida State University (FSU), TCC, and FAMU are particularly susceptible to car wrecks and the injuries they cause because the violators of bad driving practices are often young students. Not only are young adults from the age of 16-24 are less likely to wear seatbelts than those who are older (1), but nearly 3/10 drivers with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% (the legal limit to drive) or higher involved in fatal crashes were between 21-24 years old. (2) Regardless of the factors causing these auto accidents and resulting injuries in Tallahassee, every resident is susceptible to the possibility of being in a crash. When practicing good driving behaviors, it is also helpful to know which intersections in Tallahassee have seen a lot of accidents. Remember to slow down, keep a safe distance from the car in front of you and avoid looking at your cell phone or radio. Also if you are riding your bike or scooter thru one of the intersections; pause and look carefully before going forward.
Top 10 Car Accident Prone Intersections In Tallahassee (3)
1. Ocala Road and Pensacola Street
2. Ocala Road and West Tennessee Street
3. Lafayette Street and Apalachee Parkway
4. Capital Circle NW and West Tennessee Street
5. Calloway Road and North Monroe Street
6. Blounstown Highway and Captial Circle
7. Paul Russell Road and Blair Stone Road
8. Apalachee Parkway and Blair Stone Road
9. Railroad Avenue and West Gaines Street Near FSU
10. Apalachee Parkway and Capital Circle Northeast
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