Distracted Driving Doesn’t Just Mean Texting

When you send a text while driving, your eyes are off the road for an average of 5 seconds. If you are driving at 55mph, in 5 seconds you travel the length of a football field. Driving the speed limit on the freeway would take you even further. That is plenty of time to get [...]

Hit and Run Survival for Pedestrians

As the weather gets nicer, it becomes more tempting to go out for a walk. While walking instead of driving is better for your health, the environment, and your wallet, remember that pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of the road. According to a recent report from KCAL9, distracted driving is causing a spike in hit [...]

“Back to School: School Bus Safety Tips”

It is that time of the year again! As summer ends, school buses return to the road once again. According to the National Safety Council, 25 million students nationwide take the school bus on a daily basis [A]. Even though riding the school bus is the safest choice for students (eight times safer to travel [...]

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 [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:06-08:00July 12th, 2016|Pokemon Go, Public Safety|0 Comments