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 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…

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…

Bicycle accidents are often overlooked as potential personal injury cases. It is easy for cyclists to feel as though they have no rights on the road. They are much smaller, slower and less powerful. Some cities are more bicycle-friendly than others. However, in some cities, there are no lanes or shoulders to ride, leaving the…

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