Category: Pedestrian Accidents

California Right-of-Way Laws

Auto-Pedestrian Accidents,Bicycle accident,Bicycle Accidents,Bike Accidents,biker,pedestrian accident,Pedestrian Accidents | July 22, 2020

California traffic laws may seem like a nuisance to many people, but the reality is that they save lives. Vehicles weigh thousands of pounds, and they can inflict significant damage in the event an accident occurs. Right-of-way laws are incredibly important for all drivers to understand because they provide clear guidance regarding when a driver…

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Common causes of pedestrian accidents

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | June 19, 2017

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. It’s important to understand the most common…

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Far fewer traffic officers on patrol in Roseville

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | February 4, 2015

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. Similar accidents occurred throughout 2014, and some worry that the trend is a direct result of fewer traffic officers patrolling the city’s…

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How are speed limits set?

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | January 22, 2015

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? You might be surprised to know that drivers play a…

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CHP tackles pedestrian safety in Sacramento County

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | December 30, 2014

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. The CHP reported that 36…

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Tips to avoid pedestrian accidents this Halloween

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | October 28, 2014

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. After a serious pedestrian accident has already occurred, it is too late…

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