Fatigued driver involved in California crash

Authorities say that a bus driver admitted that he was tired just before colliding with safety barrels and rolling through a divider on U.S. 101 in San Jose on Jan. 19. The accident resulted in two deaths with an additional eight people being transported to the hospital. One car was damaged when it hit debris… read more

Volvo promises safer cars in future

California drivers may be interested in learning that Volvo has said that by 2020, they aim for people in their cars to be entirely safe from fatal accidents or even serious injury. Volvo is planning to use some of the technology that is being developed for self-driving vehicles to make their cars safer. Some of… read more

California motorists in danger of fatigue wrecks

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, auto accidents caused by fatigued drivers merited sufficient concern to be included on the agency’s yearly list of outstanding transportation safety problems. Although the list, which was released in January 2016, also featured carryovers from the prior year, such as the need for operators to be medically fit… read more

Car hits van in fatal California car crash

Four people were killed and three people were injured in a car crash that took place around 2 a.m. on Jan. 10 in Chula Vista. Police say that an Acura was speeding when it ran a red light and crashed into a van near Industrial Boulevard and Main Street. The Acura was going south on… read more

Importance of slowing down in light snow

During the winter, California motorists need to be aware that light snow or ice may be very dangerous. While many drivers fail to slow down when snow or ice is light or when it first starts, a lot of accidents occur in such conditions. Perceptions of motorists can play a major role. People may not… read more

Uber car involved in deadly wrong-way crash

The California Highway Patrol reports that officials were called to Highway 1 in Pacifica near the Paloma Avenue overpass for a fiery crash. The accident was first reported at 2:39 a.m. on Dec. 25. According to the collision report, the driver of a Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 1…. read more

Deadly crash leaves 4 Secret Service agents seriously injured

California residents who are following the 2016 presidential race may be interested in knowing about an incident that occurred in New Hampshire on Dec. 29, 2015. News sources reported that a head-on collision involving the Secret Service left one person dead and six others injured. According to sources, four agents, who were reportedly on-duty at… read more