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  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about their completion of a project in Joshua Tree that incorporates their “Complete Streets” concepts. Complete Streets are designed to accommodate all different types of roadway users. This project was implemented on State Route 62 and incorporated bike lanes and diagonal parking areas…

Pedestrian Safety in California Anytime a pedestrian gets struck in San Diego or along the Central Coast, it’s pretty serious news. Since pedestrians don’t wear helmets or have the added safety features of automobiles, it’s not uncommon for collisions to cause devastating and fatal injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on…

Backover Crash Prevention Backover incidents involving pedestrians and children are often preventable. These tragic collisions typically involve unattended children and drivers who aren’t paying attention, although it’s not uncommon for adult pedestrians to be victims too. Often times, backover crashes seriously injure or kill small children and toddlers. Many of these crashes happen when vehicles…

View Larger Map Man Fatally Struck by Motorcycle in Fallbrook A pedestrian in Fallbrook was hit by a motorcycle on Thursday night. The victim, an unidentified man, was crossing South Mission Road around 6:45 p.m., when he was struck by a motorcycle. Officer Jim Bettencourt, with the California Highway Patrol, said the collision happened just…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Concerned About Pedestrian Safety The Department of Transportation is implementing new tools to keep pedestrians safe. In a recent press conference, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, spoke about the rise in pedestrian deaths and injuries over the past two years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in conjunction with the Federal…

How to walk safely to and from school It’s that time of year again – it’s back to school for the kids! Despite summer tourist traffic winding down, it is still important to ensure our children are safe while traveling to and from school. If your children travel to school by walking, read on for…

California: A Dangerous Place for Pedestrians? Each year more than 64,000 pedestrians are injured from auto versus pedestrian accidents in the United States, and nearly 5,000 are killed. While every pedestrian accident is different, the cause of the accident is often driver negligence. These victims are left to face substantial medical expenses, lost wages, and…

Pedestrian accidents occur daily throughout California. Although pedestrians have the right-of-way, that does not mean absolute safety when crossing a street or walking through a parking lot. If you are a person that likes to risk crossing the street, even though the light is red and the hand is up, you should realize the danger….

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010—shortly before 9 a.m., in the East County neighborhood of Lakeside, a 35-year old jogger was killed in a pedestrian accident. According to authorities, the woman crossed the 9400 block of Los Caches Road near Coches Road and was struck by a Ford Mustang while running with her husband and two dogs….

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