The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about a new grant to help save lives and reduce injuries through increased awareness about child safety seats and seat belts. The CHP is teaming up with the California Office of Traffic Safety for their grant-funded safety campaign “California Restraint Safety Education and Training”…

  July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has some important tips for how to protect your ride. Car accidents aren’t the only way to lose a vehicle to damage or total loss. Having a car stolen can leave you without a ride and wondering what to do…

With Super Bowl LI swiftly approaching, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding people that “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.” Roadways across the nation are notoriously dangerous during Super Bowl weekend. This time of year has become synonymous with extended celebrations and an increase in alcohol consumption. The NHTSA is calling on…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced that there will be a sound requirement on all newly manufactured hybrid and electric vehicles. The sound requirement will hopefully prevent pedestrians from being hit by these seemingly soundless cars. The new federal safety standard will help pedestrians who are blind, have low vision, and other pedestrians…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their 2016 Halloween anti-drunk driving campaign. Halloween is a particularly deadly night on U.S. roadways each year. In 2015, more than half of all highway fatalities on Halloween night involved a drunk driver or motorcycle rider. This year, the NHTSA is reminding motorists to…

Over the weekend, a tour bus of people ventured out to Palm Springs to visit the Read Earth Casino. On their return to LA, the bus crashed into the back of a semi-truck. Thirteen people were confirmed dead on the scene, including the driver, and thirty-one were injured. The Los Angeles Times stated, “The crash…

This Thursday morning, a woman was killed by a driver who collided into her car when driving on the wrong side of the freeway. The woman was driving on the westbound lanes of the 10 freeway in Montclair, CA, stated The San Gabriel Union Tribune. The driver who hit her was arrested for driving under…

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…

  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is hoping to get the word out about their Senior Driver Mobility Program. The Age Well Drive Smart program is a free educational course for seniors and their loved ones in California. The program was designed to help reduce the number of injury causing and fatal motor vehicle and…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release about the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) federal policy for automated vehicles. This policy is expected to make a path for the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicle technology. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx stated “this policy is an unprecedented step…

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