Hybrid and Electric Car Accidents

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Environmental concerns make hybrid and electric cars seem like wonderful vehicle options. Drivers also appreciate the improved gas mileage and fair safety ratings for electric/hybrid cars in California. Unfortunately, hybrid and electric cars have potential hidden dangers to them. These vehicles pose a substantially increased risk of accidents and death to pedestrians and rescuers. Parties […]

Hit-and-Run Crash Kills a Woman in Los Angeles

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On Wednesday morning a South Los Angeles woman was killed in a hit-and-run. She was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Western Ave and 79th Street. Los Angeles police are searching for a black with gray trim Chevrolet Avalanche. The truck struck the woman while in crosswalk, backed up and drove off. Investigators were […]

Pedestrian Safety Tips

With gas prices so high and the perfect summer/fall weather, many people are finding themselves walking to close destinations instead of instinctively jumping in the car. While it may be desired to walk on back pathways to get to your destination, there is often no other choice than to walk along a road. However, when […]

Pedestrian Crossing

Pedestrian Crossing Sign

This creative story is completely fictional. However, the scenarios and emotions represented in this piece are common in the Sherman Oaks, California area, as well as the state as a whole. The story takes the reader through the emotional and physical timeline of pedestrian accidents. Reading this story will help readers identify with this, unfortunately […]

Can You Text 911 in California?

The emergency service response system for the United States, 911, has been working with cellphone companies over the past few years to implement the ability to text “911” in the event of any kind of car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident or other kind of emergency. Being able to text 911 in an emergency could […]

NYC Cracking Down on Pedestrian Accidents

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New York City is taking the lead on improving legislation to reduce the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to car accidents. In 2012, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents, according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Just last year, 286 NYC residents and tourists were killed in the Big Apple […]