Reducing Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions in California At this time, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are working on several projects to help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions on roadways. Even with these efforts, motorists are reminded to stay alert and be on the lookout for wildlife during this busy season. The California Department of Transportation…

Children Injured Car Accidents in California Even with car seats and booster seats, little children can suffer from devastating injuries in a car accident. If your child has been injured in a car accident caused by a negligent or dangerous driver in San Diego or anywhere along the Central Coast, contact the skilled and proven…

The California Office of Traffic Safety is currently raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. They’ve got a campaign aimed at reducing the number of injury causing and fatal distracted driving crashes across the state. It’s no secret that distracted driving has become an epidemic in California and all over the nation. It’s one…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging party-goers to celebrate responsibly over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Like many other holidays, Labor Day weekend has become well known for having a spike in injury causing and fatal crashes caused by drunk drivers. The Labor Day holiday weekend signifies the end of summer. This…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a consumer advisory about summer vehicle thefts. According to the NHTSA, July is national Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. The estimated total value of vehicles stolen nationwide is approximately $5.9 billion. Since a vehicle is stolen every 41 seconds in the U.S., they’re offering motorists a…

Roadways aren’t just for motor vehicle traffic. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is spreading the word about sharing the road with all different types of roadway users. During the warmer months, there’s definitely an increase in motorcycle, pedestrian and bicycle traffic on roads in California and across the nation. Many of these roadway…

Two cars collided on Highway 24 causing a one death and highway closure. Early Wednesday morning, a Honda Civic rear-ended a Chevrolet Tahoe, causing the Tahoe to roll over on an embankment. Upon rolling over, the driver was ejected from the vehicle. Per CBS San Francisco, another vehicle then struck and killed the injured Tahoe…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is continuing to get the word out about tire safety this summer and throughout the year. According to the NHTSA, there are nearly 11,000 tire-related crashes each year. In 2016, there were 733 motor vehicle fatalities involving tire malfunction as a contributing factor in the crash. Tires are…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has teamed up with NASCAR to promote vehicle safety. In 2015, 35,092 people died in crashes across the U.S. That ended a five-decade trend of declining fatalities with a 7.2 percent increase in deaths from 2014. To combat the rising numbers of roadway crash fatalities, the NHTSA and…

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) just issued a press release about the importance of work zone safety. A sub-contractor for Caltrans was recently struck and killed while on the job. He was picking up traffic control warning signs along Interstate 605 in the city of Industry when a passing semi truck struck and killed…

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