Pedestrian deaths are on the rise across the country. While the death rate for pedestrians is impacted by many factors such as weather and economic conditions, there has been an unprecedented spike in deaths over the last few years. Although California’s numbers are improving, there are still concerns. Last year, California’s pedestrian death rate was…

It is a well-known problem that dogs and postal workers do not always get along. In fact, postal workers are among the most common victims of serious dog bites. A new report from the US postal service, USPS, finds that dog bites among postal workers are on the rise. Dog bites can be severe and…

Texting while driving is a serious problem across the country. It is the cause of many dangerous situations and severe accidents. A recent crash in Texas may have been the result of distracted driving. In this incident, a pickup driver swerved across traffic and plowed into a church bus carrying members who were returning from…

Alcohol impairment is one of the most common causes of car accidents, many of which result in serious injuries or death. In fact, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, MADD, someone is killed every 53 minutes in the U.S. because of a drunk driver. Impaired driving is an offense that law enforcement takes seriously. April…

Vehicle accidents occur on a daily basis. Luckily, most of them are minor and do not result in serious injuries. However, some crashes can be quite severe and may cause permanent physical harm or death to the driver or passengers. Children need to be secured in a car seat to protect them from serious injury…

The number of pedestrian accidents continues to rise. When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, the victim may be seriously injured or killed. Recently, a Bay Park man was struck by a vehicle while walking across the street. The vehicle did not stop, and the police continue to look for the driver. Witnesses provided a description…

A bicyclist will receive a settlement of more than $4 million from the city after suffering a serious injury on a San Diego sidewalk. The man suffered severe injuries to his head and spine due to a fall caused by uneven sidewalk pavement in Del Cerro. The San Diego city council voted to settle a…

Vehicles are equipped with a number of safety devices that are designed to help decrease the likelihood of accidents and injuries. Turn signals have been in use on cars for almost a century. When a car did not have a working turn signal, drivers were required to use hand signals to indicate turns. Even though…

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