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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently published their findings and comparison of rural and urban traffic fatalities. The NHTSA analyzed data regarding fatal crashes in urban and rural areas and a variety of factors including time of day, speed, alcohol, restraint use, rollover crashes, driver characteristics and non-occupants. They found that although only…

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The National Safety Council (NSC) is raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving this month. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the NSC is hoping to empower motorists to put safety first and just drive. They have a variety of educational resources available for parents, teens, employers and drivers of all ages….

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is currently observing National Telecommunicators’ Week by recognizing the importance of their public safety dispatchers. This year, National Telecommunicators’ Week runs from April 9-15. The CHP is honoring the life-saving services and assistance that public safety dispatchers provide to the community and to law enforcement agencies. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow…

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about their participation in National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. During the month of April, the CHP, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and Impact Teen Drivers (ITD) in addition to other community partners and law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be raising awareness…

social media post accident

Posting to social media daily is considered the norm in this intertwined digital age. We get world news, local news, friendship updates, break-up updates and even photos of your neighbor’s pizza party at work. Letting your friends and family know you escaped a fatal accident with only, “a few bumps and bruises” by posting a…

Earlier this week, there was a one-vehicle crash off of Pacific Highway in San Diego. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened at about 3:00 a.m. when a driver lost control of his vehicle. The truck went through a barrier and plunged off of a freeway overpass. The vehicle landed on…

NHSTA RISKY DRIVING

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has an entire portion of their website devoted to raising awareness about the dangers of risky driving behaviors. Since most crash deaths and injuries are completely preventable, it’s important for drivers to understand the dangers associated with certain types of driving. From drunk and distracted driving to speeding…

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  This  “Spring Forward” adjustment can take days or weeks to get accustomed to. Since being tired can have a similar impact on a driver’s ability to safely navigate the roadway as alcohol, the CHP is trying to raise awareness about the dangers of drowsy driving. It’s hard enough to find the time to get…

San Diego—On Wednesday night, three cars were involved in a collision, one person was seriously injured and hospitalized. This accident occurred on the Interstate 15 just north of Route 52. Fox Five San Diego reported on the accident and confirmed that authorities closed the lanes of the freeway for thirty minutes. The cause of the…

  On Tuesday night, a 13-year-old boy was killed in an accident involving four other vehicles including a tractor-trailer. Fox 5 News stated the crash happened at around 9:15 p.m. on the northbound lanes of I-95 near the Intercounty Connector in Maryland. Authorities confirmed that a Honda Pilot was stopped in the road causing a Dodge…

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