The National Highway Traffic Association (NHTSA) wants motorists to know that drowsy driving kills. According to the NHTSA, drowsy driving claimed 846 lives in 2014. At this time, the NHTSA is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Health (NIH) to learn more about how drowsiness impacts…

On Friday afternoon, three people were seriously injured in a two-car crash on Highway 101 near Gaviota. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the wreck happened in the northbound lanes of Highway 101, just west of Tajiguas, shortly before 1:00 p.m. Very few details about this wreck have been released, but initial reports indicate that three…

Earlier this week, there was a fatal crash involving a driver who fell asleep at the wheel. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the wreck happened as a group of teenagers was heading to Coachella. They reportedly planned to drive from 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. to arrive at Coachella bright and early….

This week, pedestrians were killed in two separate accidents involving vehicles in Los Angeles. One incident occurred Monday at 12:10 p.m. at the Avalon and Century Boulevard intersection. The victim was identified, Christopher White. White was riding his bike when he was hit by two vehicles, one of the vehicles fled the scene, CBS Los…

A homeless man was sleeping on the boardwalk in Venice this morning when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. The accident occurred around 1:30 a.m. near Wavecrest Avenue. Authorities reported on the accident and confirmed the vehicle ran over the man in his sleeping bag, and the driver hit more traffic signs and a…

One person was killed in an Oakland accident near Oakland International Airport. The accident occurred on Thursday morning around 10:00 a.m. near Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline. According to ABC Seven News, four vehicles were involved in the accident. The cause of the accident is under investigation, but authorities have speculated the accident was…

Last week, a man was injured in a crash on Highway 101 near Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the collision happened on Wednesday afternoon near the Turnpike Road off-ramp. Very little information has been released about this crash, but we do know that a woman lost control of her vehicle and hit a van…

Speeding is something a lot of people probably do without fully realizing how dangerous it actually is. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) speeding killed more than 10,111 people in 2016 and accounted for more than a quarter of all traffic fatalities that year. It can be frustrating to get stuck behind…

A man from Alpine was confirmed dead after getting struck by a car on Tuesday. A woman was confirmed to be driving a minivan on Olde Highway 80 and drifted into the right lane and crashed into the man on his mountain bike. The woman in the vehicle also collided with a metal bus stop…

  A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one engine exploded (flight 1380). Unfortunately, the explosion caused the nearest window to break open. The woman sitting closest to the engine was pulled out of the plane due to the air pressure. Her fellow passengers attempted to, yank her back inside…

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