safety

lime scooter
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July 15, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(KMOX) — After a Youtube star was involved in a fatal accident while riding an electric scooter through the busy streets of London, safety concerns about the motorized transportation devices are surfacing. According to the Guardian , Emily Hartrigde 's death last week marked the first of its kind...
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A man legally carries a firearm in his pocket for protection.
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February 06, 2019 - 6:15 pm
2nd Amendment advocates are pushing back against the gun safety measure, calling it a "dangerous" piece of legislation.
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December 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ridership on St. Louis' public transit is plummeting as the light-rail system moves toward its first expansion in more than a decade. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the city's MetroLink and buses have seen a 20 percent drop in passengers over the last five years. Metro...
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Brett Blume
November 16, 2018 - 11:42 am
How do other cities work to improve safety and rider experience on board their public transit systems? To find out those in charge of running the Metrolink rail line invited transit experts from across the country to St. Louis to talk about it during a panel discussion Friday morning. Among the...
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Halloween pumpkins and decorations outside a house
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October 31, 2018 - 11:56 am
A petition on Change.org is nearing its goal of 50,000 signatures to have Halloween moved from October 31, to the last Saturday of the month.
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Rear of fire truck in red and yellow.
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October 01, 2018 - 9:47 am
The National Fire Protection Association says space heaters account for 43 percent of home-heating fires in the U.S.
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September 12, 2018 - 7:14 am
St. Louis County Council wants answers on safety soon, and it's holding back on Metro's $76 million in funding until it gets them.
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September 10, 2018 - 8:49 am
Contracted security officers will be on-site at three MetroLink stations: Fairview Heights, North Hanley and Forest Park-DeBaliviere.
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Bird scooter shown in Kansas City
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September 06, 2018 - 9:15 am
The St. Louis Fire Department is running the numbers to find out how many ambulance runs they've made for people falling off the new electric scooters all over town.
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