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…

There is new research from AAA affirming driving while drowsy is comparable to drunk driving. Apparently, it is crucial for adults to get seven to nine hours of sleep every night. For teens, experts suggest getting eight or more hours every night. According to AAA, drivers who miss only one to two hours of the…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about their upcoming campaign to reduce the number of collisions caused by impaired drivers throughout the State of California. In combination with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), they will increase education and enforcement over the next year. The “Statewide Impaired Driving Enforcement”…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release warning California motorists about the dangers of drowsy driving. November 6-13, 2016 was Drowsy Driving Awareness Week. The CHP was working with the National Sleep Foundation to raise awareness about the dangers of driving while drowsy. Thanks to daylight saving time, sleep patterns are temporarily…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety are working together to focus on improving pedestrian and cyclist safety across the state. The California Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Enforcement and Education Project IV is running from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. This grant-funded program will include educational activities to…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently created a timeline of safety advancements from 1878 to today.  From the first seat belt patent in 1885, to seeing an all-time high seat belt use rate in 2015, we’ve come a long way. The NHTSA’s timeline gives readers a unique look into both the past…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their 2016 Halloween anti-drunk driving campaign. Halloween is a particularly deadly night on U.S. roadways each year. In 2015, more than half of all highway fatalities on Halloween night involved a drunk driver or motorcycle rider. This year, the NHTSA is reminding motorists to…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) kicked off their Safe Cars Save Lives tour over the summer. This tour, was only running in the nation’s southern states, and was focused on raising awareness about very important safety topics. The bus tour included educational events regarding vehicle recalls, Takata air bags, tire maintenance and…

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Office of Public Affairs wants motorists across the state to Share the Road and Arrive Alive. This public safety campaign is all about raising awareness about the importance of driving attentively and sharing the road with all different types of roadway users. Cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicle drivers are…

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