The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently issued a press release about their initiative to reduce speeds in work zones. According to Caltrans, over the past five years, more than 3,000 people nationwide lost their lives in work zone crashes. More than 85 percent of those people were motorists. Additionally, speed was a factor in…

Excessive Speed on California Roadways Speeding is becoming an increasingly important topic in Southern California and along the Central Coast. It seems like we’re seeing more one-car, run-off-the-road crashes where excessive speed is listed as a factor. Whether a person is endangering him or herself in a one-vehicle wreck or multiple other roadway users, excessive…

“Be Work Zone Alert” The State of California is calling on motorists to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are all working together to raise awareness about the dangers roadway workers to face across the state. Officials within…

CHP Keeping Work Zones Safe A recent press release issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is outlining the importance of work zone safety. The CHP is working with the California State Transportation Agency and the California Department of Transportation to raise awareness about work zone safety across the state. They recently observed the National…

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