Distracted driving accidents california

Although we’ve all heard about how dangerous distracted driving is, it remains an ongoing, nationwide, public safety epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the U.S., approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes involving distracted drivers every day. While texting behind the wheel…

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) was recently raising awareness about the importance of remaining alert for wildlife on California roadways. During Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which ran from September 18-24, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) worked to get the word out about roadway safety where wildlife is concerned….

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  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about their plans to remove potentially unsafe trees from roadsides across the state. At this time, Caltrans is identifying and marking dead and dying trees that could impact safety for motorists on various state highways. There are an estimated 102 million dead trees…

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently preparing for their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over national enforcement mobilization. The 2017 public safety campaign will run from August 16 to September 4. Since Labor Day is traditionally known for its end of summer bashes involving alcohol, this is a time when we typically…

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    The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about the importance of Summer Readiness for Safe Road Trips. This summer, officials with the CHP are calling on motorists and travelers to practice prevention and planning before they take to the open road. With temperatures rising during the hot summer months,…

SaferCar App The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released an application to help drivers make informed safety decisions about their automobiles. The SaferCar app has a variety of features that offer important automobile-safety information right to a driver’s smart phone including safety rating information, recalls and safety alerts. Unfortunately, defective car parts have…

CHP’s Seat Belt Safety Grant The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release regarding their “Vehicle Occupant Restraint Education and Instruction III (VOREI III)” grant. This campaign is being funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The NHTSA reports that one in five…

NHTSA Survey on Speeding Attitudes and Behavior The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just issued a press release on speeding attitudes and behavior in drivers across America. A survey gauging the attitudes and behaviors about speeding uncovered both some encouraging and disturbing information. The good news is that most people think speeding is a…

Holiday Drunk Driving Facts The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their Holiday Season 2013, Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. The campaign is running from December 13, 2013 to January 1, 2014. The NHTSA is focusing their efforts on two principles this Holiday Season. First, they want to increase awareness…

Federal Grant to Help Save Lives in California It’s no secret that impaired drivers are endangering lives on California roadways nearly every day. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently received a federal grant to crack down on impaired drivers. This grant, which has been awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and…

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