The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release about the continuing evolution of automotive safety technology. Automated Driving Systems (ADS) are already being tested and integrated in some motor vehicles across the country. These safety technologies include systems that help drivers avoid drifting into adjacent lanes or warning drivers of vehicles…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) just issued a press release about their new grant to address dangerous driving habits. Their yearlong, grant-funded education and enforcement campaign is called Regulate Aggressive Driving and Reduce Speed (RADARS) III. This campaign is specifically designed to reduce the number of crashes where speed and other types of aggressive driving…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about their Start Smart program to improve teen driver safety. This is a top priority for the CHP since motor vehicle crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. The Start Smart program is a two-hour safety class that’s designed…

On Friday night, there was a hit-and-run rollover crash near Goleta. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened on Hollister, just west of Walnut Lane and the Magnolia Shopping Center, at about 11:45 p.m. Very few details have been released about this crash, but we do know that a Ford Contour landed on its…

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) recently issued a press release about their upcoming grant to improve cyclist and pedestrian safety across the state. They are getting a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that will help to improve safety for these vulnerable roadway user groups in…

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…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to get the word out about railroad crossing safety. Their “Stop! Trains Can’t” campaign is all about raising awareness about railroad crossing safety and the capabilities of trains in areas with motorists and pedestrians. The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) reports that about every 3…

Whether you’re going on a business trip or a church retreat, there are a few important safety concerns to know prior to any trip in a 12 of 15-passenger van. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has important safety and maintenance tips for anybody who owns or drives a passenger van. Unfortunately, 15-passenger vans…

According to CNN, on average, 37 children die each year after being left in a car. On July 31, 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), observed National Heatstroke Prevention Day. In combination with Safe Kids Worldwide, they helped to raise awareness about the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. According to the…

    The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently issued a press release about the importance of Summer Readiness for Safe Road Trips. This summer, officials with the CHP are calling on motorists and travelers to practice prevention and planning before they take to the open road. With temperatures rising during the hot summer months,…

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