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…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just issued a press release about a consumer advisory aimed at owners of certain Fiat Chrysler vehicles. According to the press release, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling approximately 4.8 million vehicles to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If the cruise…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants drivers to have safe family road trips this summer. They’re currently publicizing their Cool Tips for a Safe Summer Trip. From recalls and roadside emergency kits to air conditioning systems and tire safety, they’ve got a complete checklist for motorists. Before you hit the road this summer,…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging partygoers to celebrate Cinco de Mayo safely this year. Unfortunately, Cinco de Mayo, a holiday celebrating Mexico’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War, has become synonymous with alcohol-heavy partying. As with any modern holiday associated with partying, we typically…

On Saturday afternoon in the Bay Area, a stolen car was in pursuit. This stolen Nissan Maxima was found in Oakland and officers chased after the vehicle until it crashed in Danville. The suspected driver was identified as Christopher Hurst. According to KRON News, The pursuit lasted only a short time before Hurst lost control of…

Three people were killed in a terrible accident in Huntington Beach. Reports stated, a woman, 27 years old, was arrested for driving under the influence. According to ABC Seven News, the two-car collision happened shortly after 1 a.m. at PCH and Magnolia Street. A Hyundai, driven by the DUI suspect, rear-ended a vehicle sending one…

A Police pursuit ended in a fatal crash in Valley Center over the weekend. According to NBC News, Deputies started to chase a reportedly stolen Honda Accord with three people inside after spotting the vehicle in North County sometime after midnight. The pursuit began on Valley Center Road and Police had stopped due to the…

Caltrans Repairs May Improve Safety on Roads The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about their ongoing efforts to reduce congestion on busy roadways across the state. Caltrans has been implementing ramp metering for busy on-ramps to help manage and address volume and flow of vehicles entering highways and crowded corridors….

Award-Winning Car Accident Lawyers Texting and other forms of distracted driving have become an epidemic on roadways in California and across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately nine people are killed and more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes involving distracted drivers every day. While many of…

A report from the National Safety Council (NSC) found that police reports don’t always capture the real reasons why drivers crash. After examining police reports from crashes all over the country, the NSC found that no state fully captures the data required by government and traffic safety organizations to understand the real causes of crashes….

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