Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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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California pedestrian accident results in 13 injuries

Pedestrian Accidents | December 18, 2014

Several pedestrians were recently injured in a vehicle crash in California. The pedestrian accident allegedly involved a driver who was operating a vehicle under the influence. The accident took place on a recent Sunday night. The crash occurred at the intersection of two streets. Police said families had gotten together to view Christmas decorations. At…

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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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What steps can Sacramento pedestrians take to stay safe?

Our Blog,Pedestrian Accidents | October 1, 2014

Earlier this week, we provided some bicycle safety tips from the California Department of Motor Vehicle. However, bicyclists aren’t the only ones who are extremely vulnerable in accidents with motor vehicles. Pedestrians, too, face a great danger when sharing the roads with vehicle. In fact, more than 4,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in…

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