No one expects to be involved in a car accident that is caused by poor road conditions. Paying attention to your surroundings, avoiding distracted driving and keeping proper maintenance on your vehicle are all some of the ways that you can decrease your chances of being involved in an accident. That’s why it can come…

  The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System recently received commendation for keeping pedestrians safe. The award was given by fthe industry organization known as the American Public Transit Association. The top safety award was given to MDS as a result of the pause focused look campaign that was designed to reduce pedestrian related preventable bus accidents…

  SB-185(b) has been sponsored by State Senator Robert Hertzberg and would decrease traffic fines based on an individual’s ability to pay. The bill is still currently making its way through the state legislature in California but for those individuals who have minor traffic violations, they may be able to pay reduced fees. The minimum…

  Three studies over the course of the last five years have indicated that individuals driving luxury and expensive cars were more likely to cut off another motorist and were less likely to stop at all for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.   According to a psychologist at the University of California San Diego, this…

Research has always pointed out the distinctive risks that pregnant women face. Unfortunately, maternal mortality is on the rise across the country increasing by more than a quarter since the year 2000. But women also have a risk of being 1 in 6 to experience domestic violence in the course of their pregnancy.   However,…

When you sustain a traumatic brain injury or a concussion following a vehicle accident, one of the most commonly recommended treatments is to get rest. However, if you have recently sustained a TBI you may find that it is very challenging to get any sleep at night. This can even cause a difficult cycle of…

As the population of the San Diego area increases, more individuals are bicycling, walking and driving on the streets. The desire to keep everyone safe with that growth is part of Vision Zero, the zero traffic deaths in San Diego by 2025. The city has worked hard to bring safety across neighborhoods in the San…

Anyone who’s lived in San Diego County for any period of time has heard what happens when it rains in the area, but it turns out that weather-related crashes are not tied to just San Diego alone. The federal government provides data that indicates that weather-related crashes are a problem all over the country. According…

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