View Larger Map Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash in San Diego On Sunday, a multi-car crash took the life of one person and sent at least two other people to the hospital. The four-vehicle wreck happened in the Harborview area. ABC Channel 10 News reports that the crash happened at about 7:10 p.m. at the intersection of…

CHP Reports on Lives Saved During Thanksgiving Weekend Officials with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are pleased to announce the results of two safety challenges issued for Interstate 5 and Interstate 40 over the holiday weekend. During a two-day campaign on I-40, there were no lives lost. Sadly, one person was killed during the four-day…

Buckling Up Could Save Your Giblets The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Buckling up Could Save Your Giblets” campaign is aimed at raising awareness about seat belt usage during the holidays. Buckling up is the single most effective way to save your life and the lives of your loved ones on the road this holiday…

2013 Holiday Season Drunk Driving Prevention The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is conducting an initiative to address the increased likelihood of being injured or killed by drunk drivers during the holiday season. This time of year has a particularly high risk of drinking and driving incidents due to the increase in celebrations and…

NHTSA Releases Early Estimate of First Quarter Crash Fatalities The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently released a brief statistical summary of first quarter fatal crash projections. According to the DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a statistical projection estimates that 7,200 people died in crashes involving motor vehicles in the first quarter…

Stop Speeding Before It Stops You Disobeying posted speed limits puts everybody on the road at risk. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), reports that 13,000 lives were lost as a result of speeding-related traffic wrecks in 2005. Their “Stop Speeding Before it Stops You” campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dangers…

Older Driver Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2008, more than 5,500 older adults were killed in traffic crashes, and more than 183,000 older adults were injured. They also report that adults over the age of 65 made up 15 percent of all traffic-related fatalities. Since driving abilities change with…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over With Halloween just around the corner, crashes involving drunk drivers are likely to increase. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately one drunk-driving fatality occurred every 53 minutes in 2011. Alcohol-Impaired Driving Facts In 2011, 9,878 people were killed in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers. Those victims accounted…

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