Seven people were injured after a head-on collision in Rio Vista on Sunday. Thankfully, no one was killed. This accident occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Highway 160. NBC Bay Area reported on the accident and could only confirm the total number of injuries. The extent of injuries or identities has yet to be announced. Information…

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration is currently publicizing their annual work zone safety campaign. April 3-7, 2017 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. This year, the conference is kicking off in Maryland. Transportation safety professionals and community partners from across the nation are getting together to raise awareness and discuss strategies to…

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If you’ve ever wondered how safety recalls get initiated, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published an article about the process. Essentially, there is a three-step process involved in every safety recall campaign, whether it’s about defective airbags or deadly ignition switches. Although the process is relatively straightforward, it can take months, and…

An LAPD off-duty officer was killed in a car crash over the holiday weekend in Ventura County. CBS News stated, “the deceased was identified by a watch commander with the department as 30-year-old Heather Monroe.” She was a passenger in a black car and was hit at an intersection by an Uber. One of the…

Friday in Saratoga a vehicle drove off Highway 9, crashed into a tree and burst into flames. The driver of the vehicle was a 17-year-old male who was ejected from his seat and was pinned to the tree. The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene. His two passengers were both 17 years old and…

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…

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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 California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about their new community service survey. The CHP is inviting the public to participate in a survey to help monitor and improve the services currently being provided to the community. With this brief online survey, the CHP is hoping to address come of the…

Ride-share companies such as, Uber and Lyft, initially tried to bypass liability by claiming they are not necessarily employers—rather than just a technology source to connect drivers with people.  Although, there have been countless lawsuits filed against these companies, which ruled that these ride-share companies must take responsibility of their drivers and their passengers. Being…

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