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…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and thousands of educational programs will try to increase the number of people who understand the dangers of distracted driving. Although legislation has attempted to curb the behaviors of distracted people behind the wheel of a car, the behavior persists. This April and in all months beyond, do your…

Most studies show that people across the country are not getting enough sleep, exposing them to serious drowsy driving risks. But many people still get  behind the wheel of a car when they’re tired, minimizing the dangers associated with it. Drowsy driving risks are more than just statistics, though. More than 5,000 fatal car accidents…

A pedestrian in a crosswalk was recently struck in an accident in which an individual drove through a red light. Police are still investigating the collision. The pedestrian was a 44-year-old woman who was struck by a Mazda as she crossed the Scripps Poway parkway near Angelique Street, according to information shared by the San…

Your entire life, you’ve been told to wear your seatbelt. Law enforcement officers can get you in trouble if you skip it, and most modern cars have a warning that will keep going off if you don’t have your belt buckled. Even with all these reminders and a clear understanding of how seatbelts protect you,…

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