There is never a good time for drivers to take their eyes off of the road. If you share the roadways with cars, always pay attention to what's going on around you, as this helps minimize the chance of being involved in an accident.
As a pedestrian, you know how important it is to be aware of your surroundings at all times.
As a pedestrian, you know that one mistake by a driver could lead to an accident with serious injuries. Even so, this doesn't mean you should stop walking or biking from one place to the next, especially since both forms of transportation are most congenial to the environment.
Ride-sharing apps seem to be the next big thing in transportation. And leading the charge in this arena is Uber, the controversial company that seemingly won't let convention or state laws stand in its way. Uber has already had a storied history here in California, including numerous legal challenges, personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits.
California safety officials are warning that there is a problem with distracted drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists being hit by commuter trains in Sacramento and many other parts of the state.
The start to 2015 was a deadly one in Roseville, California, with three separate pedestrian fatalities occurring in less than two weeks in January. Then, a four-car accident left several people seriously injured.
After a motor vehicle accident occurs, one of the first things police investigate is whether any of the vehicles involved were speeding. As we all know, speeding is a factor in many motor vehicle accidents. However, have you ever wondered how speed limits are set?
After several bicycle and pedestrian accidents occurred in north Sacramento County over the past year, the California Highway Patrol took to the streets in effort to promote safety. On Saturday, extra patrols were sent to various locations where pedestrian or bicycle accidents had occurred to perform a decoy enforcement operation.
Welcome back. As we began discussing earlier this week, most people associate Halloween with being scary, but for all the wrong reasons. While haunted houses, horror movies and ghost stories might leave you frightened, a pedestrian accident could turn into a real-life nightmare.
Ask anyone what the scariest part of Halloween is and you will probably get answers like zombies, ghosts or goblins. However, the truly scary things about Halloween include drunk driving and pedestrian accidents, USA TODAY reports.