Calrans Memorial

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) just held their 27th Annual Workers Memorial. They honored 187 highway workers who have been killed on the job. This year, a special tribute was paid to Jorge Lopez, Randy Whisenhunt, and Annette Brooks, who all lost their lives since last year’s memorial. Lopez, an electrician, was struck by…

time square pedestrian accident

Breaking News: A car crashed into a crowd in Times Square killing one person and injuring more than 12 people. According to ABC Seven News, The collision happened near 44th Street and Seventh Avenue. Officials said one person was killed and at least 13 people are injured. Apparently, the vehicle came to rest by colliding…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release about the disturbing increase in traffic fatalities across the U.S. in 2015. The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a call to action to data scientists and public health experts because 2,348 more people were killed in crashes in…

SaferCar App The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released an application to help drivers make informed safety decisions about their automobiles. The SaferCar app has a variety of features that offer important automobile-safety information right to a driver’s smart phone including safety rating information, recalls and safety alerts. Unfortunately, defective car parts have…

CHP’s Seat Belt Safety Grant The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release regarding their “Vehicle Occupant Restraint Education and Instruction III (VOREI III)” grant. This campaign is being funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA reports that one in five…

NHTSA Survey on Speeding Attitudes and Behavior The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just issued a press release on speeding attitudes and behavior in drivers across America. A survey gauging the attitudes and behaviors about speeding uncovered both some encouraging and disturbing information. The good news is that most people think speeding is a…

Holiday Drunk Driving Facts The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their Holiday Season 2013, Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. The campaign is running from December 13, 2013 to January 1, 2014. The NHTSA is focusing their efforts on two principles this Holiday Season. First, they want to increase awareness…

Federal Grant to Help Save Lives in California It’s no secret that impaired drivers are endangering lives on California roadways nearly every day. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently received a federal grant to crack down on impaired drivers. This grant, which has been awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and…

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” This Fourth of July Family, friends, food and fireworks are all words that are synonymous with an iconic American holiday- the Fourth of July. However, many Americans celebrate Independence Day with alcohol, making the Fourth of July one of the most deadly days of the year on the nation’s…

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