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“Are you the parent of a young driver? Ventura County Start Smart is for you!”

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has developed statewide free classes to raise awareness and diminish the number of teen-related accidents. Ventura County Start Smart classes, taught by a local police department, aim to help young teen drivers and their parents fully comprehend the responsibilities of being a licensed driver.

Driver and parent responsibilities
Collision causing […]

Pedestrian Safety: How to Avoid Being Another Statistic

School is about to start, the sun is shining bright, and pedestrians are crawling the streets of Ventura County. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (2014), on average a pedestrian is killed every two hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic crashes . Pedestrian safety is important knowledge for both drivers and pedestrians.

 

Take […]

Summer Pool Safety: Avoid Pool-Related Accidents

Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death among young children ages 1-4 ? A fun summer day at the pool can bring upon unfortunate consequences if the necessary precautions are not taken.

Avoid pool-related accidents this summer:

Teach your child to swim:

The ability to swim can save your child’s life. It […]

Are You a Distracted Driver?

Are you a distracted driver?  Were you on your cellphone today while driving?

Do you know at least 18% of all fatal crashes are the result of driver distraction?

And, 40% of U.S. teens admit to having been in a car when the driver was using a cellphone, causing potential injury to the driver, passenger and innocent […]

July 12th, 2016|Pokemon Go, Public Safety|0 Comments