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Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

By Blythe Donham |

Monday was bike and pedestrian safety enforcement day in Dana Point and all throughout Orange County, according the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The focus was on factors that cause accidents between motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. the OCSD mapped out locations all around Orange County where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred over the last three years…. Read More »

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Police Officer Seriously Injured

By Blythe Donham |

A City of Orange Police Officer was injured when he was struck by a woman driving a Hyundai Sedan as he was investigating another case. as a Mission Viejo car accident attorney, we see cases like this one all the time. The officer, who has yet to be identified, responded to a vehicle blocking… Read More »

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Accident on 101 Freeway | 1 Dead, 1 Injured

By Blythe Donham |

Driving in Southern California can be very stressful. I find that not many people know how to merge onto the freeways here. Being from the Bay Area, I do know that Bay Area drivers tend to drive a little more on the defensive side than here in Southern California. Which, truth be told, is… Read More »

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Five-Car Crash in North Hollywood Causes Major Freeway Delays

By Blythe Donham |

An early morning crash on southbound 170 Freeway in North Hollywood caused a major backup. Nearly five vehicles were reported to be involved in the accident near Magnolia Boulevard. Right before the Ventura Freeway interchange, according to the California Highway Patrol. There is no news on whether any of the drivers or passengers are… Read More »

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Suspicious Package Shuts Down 210 Freeway

By Blythe Donham |

All eastbound lanes of the 210 Freeway in Pasadena were shut down at Lake Avenue.  While all westbound lanes were shut down at Allen Avenue, due to a suspicious device found in the carpool lane. According to local news sites, officials are saying that an object was thrown from the Metro Gold Line Station… Read More »

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Highlighting New “Three Feet for Safety Act”

By Ian Silverthorne |

According to the California Highway Patrol, bicycle fatalities increased 7 percent from 2011 to 2012, the latest year for which statistics were available. Injuries went up by almost 4 percent for the same period. Most of the injuries were to those in the 45-54 and 55-64 age group. Those aged 35-44 were next. Contacting… Read More »

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Orange County Accident Attorney | Dangerous Driving Days

By Ian Silverthorne |

On what days and hours do you think the most traffic accidents happen in Orange County, California? Are they on Friday and Saturday nights when people are partying and have had a little too much to drink? the California Highway Patrol answers those questions with the following collision statistics for the county in 2012, which may surprise you…. Read More »

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Need-to-Know Facts About Bicycle Accidents

By Ian Silverthorne |

The California Highway Patrol identifies cars or trucks that make unsafe turns are among the common causes for bicycle accidents. This statistic is underscored by recent events in San Mateo County. KCBS has reported on the death of a bicyclist on Skyline Boulevard. According to law enforcement sources, a minivan made a left turn in front of the bike…. Read More »

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