This Thursday morning, a woman was killed by a driver who collided into her car when driving on the wrong side of the freeway. The woman was driving on the westbound lanes of the 10 freeway in Montclair, CA, stated The San Gabriel Union Tribune. The driver who hit her was arrested for driving under…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) just issued a press release about their new grant to Secure Seat Belt Safety. Together with the California Office of Traffic Safety, the CHP hopes to raise awareness about the importance of buckling up for drivers, passengers and children. Their new safety campaign, known as the “California Occupant Restraint Education”…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release about launching their joint coalition, the “Road to Zero.” The NHTSA has joined forces with the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Safety Council in efforts to end roadway fatalities within the next 30 years. At this…

  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is hoping to get the word out about their Senior Driver Mobility Program. The Age Well Drive Smart program is a free educational course for seniors and their loved ones in California. The program was designed to help reduce the number of injury causing and fatal motor vehicle and…

This morning a commuter train in Hoboken, NJ crashed into its platform (rail station). Traveling at high speeds, the train did not slow when arriving at the platform, and went off the tracks. Ultimately, the train crashed into the structure at full speed.  The tragic incident happened just after the height of work/rush-hour, traffic. NBC…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release about the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) federal policy for automated vehicles. This policy is expected to make a path for the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicle technology. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx stated “this policy is an unprecedented step…

If you are deciding to upgrade your current cell phone to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, ask yourself if you are okay with it exploding in your pocket.  Apparently, these cell phones are under investigation for a ‘battery cell issue’. There has been over thirty cases where these phones have either caught on fire, or…

Nissan had recently recalled 134,000 Nissan’s due to a faulty seal in the brake system which could cause an electrical fire. The cars involved are, 2015 to 2017 Murano SUV’s and 2016-2017 Maxima’s with intelligent cruise control. Additionally, 2015 and 2016 Murano hybrids were recalled as well. According to Patch, “A bad seal in the…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about their upcoming increased usage of Automated Citation Devices throughout the state. These devices are essentially small handheld computers that produce electronically generated citations (eCitations). These eCitations are automatically sent directly to the local traffic court. Although these devices have been in use since…

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has recently issued a press release about the death of an employee in District Seven, in Los Angeles County. According to Caltrans, Jorge Lopez, an electrician and 16-year employee of Caltrans, was struck by a semi truck as he was standing outside of his vehicle on State Route 14….

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