Speed is a Major Cause of Deadly Car Accidents Although speeding hardly gets the press and stigmatization that texting while driving does, it’s an extremely dangerous habit. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding was a factor in 27 percent of crash fatalities in 2016. Even with enhanced enforcement efforts by many…

Drugged Driving Accidents According to a recent report from KSBY News Channel Six, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has created a new division to combat drugged driving. The CHP expects incidents of driving while high to increase, so the new division has been created to address the growing concern. With the legalization of recreational marijuana…

Helicopters to the Rescue The California Department of Transportations (Caltrans) recently published an article about their new app designed to help emergency medical helicopter pilots. Their app “HeliPlates” offers helicopter pilots comprehensive hospital helipad data at the touch of a screen. Not all helipads are created equal, so it’s critically important for pilots to have…

CHP’s Enhanced Enforcement for Holidays The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has just issued a press release about their upcoming enhanced enforcement efforts during the busy holiday travel season. Because there will be additional vehicles on the roadway and the possibility of increased drunk-driving crashes, officers with the CHP will be out in full force during…

Car Accident Lawyers in California With the holiday season in full swing, it’s important to talk about roadway safety. Whether you’re driving cross-country to visit friends and family or staying closer to home, roadway safety is a topic that impacts everybody. This year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is hoping to raise awareness…

On Wednesday, there was a fatal crash on Interstate Five in Del Mar. According to NBC San Diego News Channel Seven, the incident happened near Via de la Valle, sometime before 1:30 p.m. Very little information has been released about this fatal crash, but we do know that a motorcycle was involved. Initial reports indicate…

Car Accident Lawyer The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about their upcoming holiday Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP). Since the Thanksgiving Holiday is typically one of the most traveled and most dangerous holiday traveler roadways, the CHP will be stepping up their safety enforcement efforts. They’re also calling on motorists to…

Car Accident Lawyer The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about their efforts to reduce fatal crashes involving teen drivers. Since car crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S., the CHP’s Start Smart program is hoping to address certain high-risk driving behaviors in new teen drivers….

Car Accident Attorneys in California The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about a federal grant they’ve received to target speed, aggressive driving and street racing. According to the CHP, speed and aggressive driving are the main causes of traffic crashes in the State of California. Their new grant “Regulate Aggressive Driving…

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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