As with any other serious head injury that can occur after a vehicle accident, concussions can have significant and life lasting effects on an individual’s ability to perform daily activities. This is true even long after the initial symptoms of a concussion have disappeared. The University of Georgia’s College of Education is now looking to…

Although members of the public still are not completely comfortable with driverless cars, regulators and developers of these machines are looking for a way to make them more mainstream. While the technology is not yet at a point where driverless cars would outnumber traditional vehicles in any way, the pace has been picking up  behind…

According to a recent study released by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving, it was found that ignition interlock devices which are those devices installed in someone’s car to prevent them from being able to start the engine if they fail a sobriety test, prevented thousands of drunk driving accidents. Starting in 2010, Mothers Against Drunk…

Six motorists were arrested over suspicion of drunk driving in San Diego near the Gaslamp area of Downtown on Saint Patrick’s Day using DUI checkpoints. Officers maintained a checkpoint there as well as in many other locations throughout the city. While St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most common times for people to be…

Pedestrian accidents are getting more attention in San Diego. Numerous highways and freeways located in the San Diego area have been outfitted with signs saying “Be alert, pedestrians don’t have armor”. These were located among the business commuter paths around the city of San Diego and the electronic signs are the result of a partnership…

Drugged driving is as dangerous as drunk driving as it may impair an individual’s ability to make good judgments behind the wheel of a car. San Diego police are among a growing number of locations that are using mouth swabs to determine when drivers are under the influence of marijuana. These chemical tests will help…

Unfortunately, any intersection in San Diego can become catastrophic or deadly in the event of an accident. However, the city of San Diego has recently identified the fifteen most dangerous intersections for pedestrians. Circulate San Diego, a non-profit dedicated to safer streets, neighborhoods and intersections within the city, says these are the intersections with the…

A passenger was recently rescued from a car in San Diego after a large commercial truck side-swiped that vehicle on the I-805. The California Highway Patrol was called to the scene in the mid-morning and identified a woman inside a convertible who was trapped as a result of the accident. The truck’s left front tire…

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