The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about their upcoming efforts to improve pedestrian safety in areas across the state. Caltrans will be using new hybrid safety beacons to enhance safety in busy intersections. The High Intensity Activated Crosswalk Systems (HAWK) look kind of like regular traffic signal lights, but they’re…

A woman was killed in a single-car crash on Route 78 in San Marcos. The vehicle crashed around 1:45 a.m. on Route 78 near the Barham Drive exit. According to ABC Ten News, the driver of a Hyundai sedan lost control, hit the center divider and sped across the lanes before crashing into barriers on…

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…

A young man died in a fatal crash involving a semi-truck in Oxnard, CA. The accident occurred on the 1900 block of Eastman Avenue. The police confirmed the young man to be only twenty years old and his name is James Smith. The Ventura County Star confirmed that police found that Smith was driving at…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is gearing up for Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from September 17-23,2017. In addition to focusing on car seat safety, they’re also raising awareness about tween seat belt safety. Their safety campaign, “Don’t Wimp Out / Never Give Up Until They Buckle Up” is about the persistence…

  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…

On Friday morning, a vehicle crashed into a Santa Maria Red Lobster. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at the Red Lobster on the 1500 block of South Bradley Road, sometime after 8:00 a.m. Very few details about this one-vehicle crash have been released, but we do know that the driver of a…

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that additional vehicles have been added to the Takata air bag recall. According to the NHTSA, Nissan, Ford and Mazda vehicles with Takata air bag inflators could pose a safety risk to consumers. At this time, there have been no reported ruptures involving these vehicles….

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on motorists and cyclists to be “Roll Models” during Bicycle Safety Month. Throughout the month of May, the NHTSA and other public safety agencies across the nation will be raising awareness about the importance of improving roadway safety for cyclists of all ages. According to the…

Safe Kids Worldwide is bringing attention to the alarming results of a recent study showing school zones can be dangerous for child pedestrians. In their latest report, Safe Kids Worldwide observed 39,000 pedestrians and 56,000 drivers in school zones and found a disturbingly high amount of risky behaviors including distracted driving by drop-off drivers, distracted…

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