The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about their increased social media presence. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow is now on Twitter. You can tweet him @CHPCommissioner. In addition to their Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook and Instagram accounts, they’re hoping to open a dialogue with motorists all over the State of California. They will be using the new Twitter account to provide additional education and information to the general public. Commissioner Farrow is quick to point out that the CHP is interested in hearing the concerns and comments of motorists across the state.
Joining The Conversation
If you have comments for the Commissioner Farrow, you can tweet him @CHPCommissioner. Furthermore, following the CHP on your favorite social media platform will give you instant, up-to-date access to the latest traffic safety news in California. The CHP posts information about AMBER alerts and other urgent traffic safety news on their social media accounts. They also include information about their seasonal public safety campaigns, including drunk and distracted driving prevention campaigns. Checking in with the CHP on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms is a great way to join the conversation about traffic safety in California.
California and Nationwide Car Crash Statistics
- In 2015, 35,092 people were killed in crashes across the U.S.
- 2,443,000 people were injured in crashes in 2015.
- There were 6,296,000 police-reported crashes in 2015.
- 3,176 people were killed in car crashes in the State of California in 2015.
- 914 of those fatalities involved alcohol-impaired driving.
Car Accidents in California
Car accidents can leave victims in the hospital and out of work for extended periods of time. Whether you were rear-ended by a distracted driver or hit head-on by a drunk driver, it’s critical to speak with a personal injury attorney about your case as soon as possible. A personal injury lawyer can be your advocate and make sure you get the compensation you deserve to cover medical bills, lost wages, property damage and other expenses associated with the wreck.
If you have been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a car accident in San Diego, along with the Central Coast or in any of the nearby communities, contact the skilled and proven team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. at 1.800.GO.HARRIS for a free case consultation today.