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Sacramento Plans to Fix Dangerous ‘Bermuda Triangle’ Streets

The City of Sacramento plans to invest $1 million to improve the triangular area comprising of H Street, J Street and Carlson Drive to fix its confusing layout and end the dangers posed to motorists and pedestrians. The remake is intended to tame complicated… Read More

Biking Safely in Sacramento

May is National Bike Month, which is a month-long campaign encouraging people to consider bicycling as a transportation option. Biking offers many positive and healthy benefits for those who choose to engage in the activity. It is also an environmentally… Read More

Motorist Killed by Drugged Driver on the Shoulder of Interstate 80

An Oliverhurst man was struck and killed by another driver found to be under the influence of marijuana at the time of the accident on May 4, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP). The fatal collision occurred while a 40-year-old motorist was changing… Read More

Study Reveals the Majority of U.S. Drivers are Distracted by Cellphones

A new study has found the vast majority of Americans are distracted by their cellphones or electronic devices while driving.   The study, conducted by an app called Zendrive, found that U.S. drivers were distracted by their phones or other electronic… Read More

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Driver distraction is a dangerous problem. Because of this, traffic safety organizations and law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. have set aside April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month to educate the public about distracted driving in the… Read More

Increase in U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Recorded in 2016

The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is projected to have risen by 11 percent in 2016, compared to 2015. By utilizing preliminary data for the first half of 2016 and considering past trends, the Governors Highway Safety Administration (GHSA)… Read More

Wrong-Way Crash Results in Two Deaths

Two people were killed in a head-on collision on Monday involving a wrong-way driver. The three-vehicle collision occurred on White Rock Road near Prairie City Road south of Highway 50 around 8:20 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). CHP… Read More

AAA Study Reveals Young Millennials as the Worst Drivers in the U.S.

A recent study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that young millennials between the ages of 19 and 24 years old are the most likely to engage in high-risk behavior while driving. The study used… Read More

Complacency, Poor Driving Habits Led to Increase in Traffic Deaths

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 2016 was the deadliest year for U.S. roads since 2007. A complacent belief that car accidents are inevitable, combined with lax attitudes toward high-risk dangerous driving behaviors, significantly contributed… Read More

Combatting Wrong-Way Drivers

Wrong-way driving accidents account for only one percent of traffic collisions in the U.S., but they are extremely dangerous and often fatal. Five wrong-way crashes occurred in the greater Sacramento area from January to May 2015, resulting in the deaths… Read More

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