A bicyclist was struck by a Marborg trash truck in Santa Barbara yesterday morning. The accident occurred at about 7:45 a.m. on the 900 block of Mountain Drive, according to Noozhawk. The bicyclist is currently in critical condition and suffered major injuries to his upper body. He was immediately taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on motorists and cyclists to be “Roll Models” during Bicycle Safety Month. Throughout the month of May, the NHTSA and other public safety agencies across the nation will be raising awareness about the importance of improving roadway safety for cyclists of all ages. According to the…

A bicyclist, Amado Johnson, was killed by a suspected designated drunk driver in Oxnard on Tuesday afternoon. The suspected DUI driver is recognized as Sean Patrick Donovan from Ventura. Donovan was driving on Victoria Avenue and collided with the bicyclist near Gum Tree Street. The police arrived on the accident scene and found the bicyclist…

bike to work

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has just issued a press release about their “Safety is a Two-Way Street” campaign for improving cyclist safety. Since May is Bicycle Safety Month, they’re hoping to raise awareness about the unique safety concerns facing cyclists on streets across California. This month, they’re encouraging cyclists and motorists to share the…

Pedestrian safety

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has recently issued a press release about their draft of the State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. At this time, they’re requesting a public review of the plan, which includes a variety of new policies and actions aimed at increasing pedestrian and bicycling across the State of California. Their ultimate…

Tuesday night in San Pablo, a bicyclist was involved in a vehicle collision and was injured. This incident occurred on Giant Road and Trenton Boulevard around 9:30 p.m. The East Bay Times stated, “The bicyclist was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries.” There is not an update on his condition yet, however, we do…

Last Tuesday on Allston Way and Sacramento Street in Berkeley, a motorist and a bicyclist collided. According to the Berkeley Police Department, they are seeking witnesses of this collision to investigate the crash further. The Daily Californian stated that, “At 1:35 pm., the motorist allegedly struck a bicyclist who was traveling westbound on Allston Way.”…

Caltrans recently issued a press release about Director Malcolm Dougherty’s bike ride through downtown Sacramento and West Sacramento. The annual bike ride, which the Caltrans executive team also participated in, highlights the advantages and opportunities for bicycle-focused transportation planning. At this time, Caltrans is drafting the first-ever California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, which will…

May is Bike Month

May is Bicycle Safety Month The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is getting ready to focus on bicycle safety. Since May is Bicycle Safety Month, they’re encouraging riders and drivers to be “Roll Models.” Anybody can be a “Roll Model,” and all it means is that you’re focused on being a safe rider or…

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