A woman was killed in a tragic car crash in Oxnard on Monday. Two people were also injured in the two-car crash. The accident occurred at the West Second Street and North Ventura Road intersection. The Ventura County Star stated, “a 79-year-old woman from Santa Paula was driving a sedan southbound on Ventura Road and…

Early Sunday morning, a man was killed in a car crash on Highway 85 in San Jose. The man was confirmed as Samuel Garcia Jr., from San Jose. According to The Mercury News, “Garcia was driving a 1999 Toyota southbound on Highway 85 just north of Great Oaks Boulevard when he lost control of the…

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about their upcoming efforts for Child Passenger Safety Week. The CHP, along with other community safety partners, will be stepping up efforts to improve child passenger safety. This year, Child Passenger Safety Week runs from September 17-23. The CHP’s primary focus will be on car…

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Hands-free devices like Bluetooth have been touted as a safer alternative to using a handheld device behind the wheel, but what does the research say? According to the National Safety Council (NSC), Hands-Free is Not Risk-Free. Although, holding something in your hand is considered a manual distraction, there are actually two other forms of distraction…

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about their enhanced enforcement efforts for the holiday weekend. Since the Labor Day holiday weekend is usually associated with an increase in injury causing and fatal drunk driving crashes, the CHP  stepped up their safety patrols to catch and deter drunk drivers. Beginning at 6:01…

Three vehicles crashed in Mountain View California on Thursday afternoon. Three people were hospitalized from the accident. According to CBS News, two cars — a Toyota Highlander and a red four-door sedan — had collided and sustained significant damage. The third vehicle, a minivan was moderately damaged from the accident. The accident occurred at the…

Over the weekend, the Santa Maria Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on West Main Street. According to KSBY News Channel Six, no DUI arrests were made and only one citation was issued. The checkpoint was held on Saturday evening, from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. More than 350 vehicles went through the checkpoint. This…

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With kids in California and across the nation heading back to school, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has a variety of tips to improve safety at the bus stop and on the bus. Even though there are many children that die each year on school buses or other school transportation vehicles, big yellow…

Early this morning, three vehicles were involved in two separate crashes in Santa Clarita. The accident occurred near the Bouquet Canyon Road and Plum Canyon Road intersection. The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived on scene and extricated people inside the cars and one extrication took over 45 minutes. According to On Scene TV, one patient was…

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While it’s not uncommon to hear about the dangers of distracted and drunk driving, how often do we consider the risks associated with drowsy driving? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently working on strategies to end the epidemic of drowsy driving on U.S. roadways. Getting behind the wheel drowsy may not seem…

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