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,…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their Fourth of July Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign. It’s no secret that the Fourth of July weekend and other popular summer holidays are well known for having a spike in injury causing and fatal drunk-driving crashes. Even with increased law enforcement efforts, the Independence Day holiday…

  The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has recently issued a press release reminding motorists to secure loads before traveling. Traveling with unsecured loads isn’t just unsafe. It’s illegal. Private motorists and commercial drivers are being reminded of the importance of properly securing their loads, no matter how far the trip is. At the least,…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is gearing up for their 2017 National Heatstroke Prevention Campaign. This campaign will run for a three-month period starting in June and go into August. They have a paid media budget of $900,000. The Look Before You Lock campaign will launch via paid media outlets on June 5th….

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) just held their 27th Annual Workers Memorial. They honored 187 highway workers who have been killed on the job. This year, a special tribute was paid to Jorge Lopez, Randy Whisenhunt, and Annette Brooks, who all lost their lives since last year’s memorial. Lopez, an electrician, was struck by…

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