Sharing The Road With Cyclists

In Southern California, the temperate weather presents year-round opportunities for cyclists to be on the road. However, with more bicyclists on the road, the unfortunate reality is that accidents happen between cars and bicyclists. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports in their most recent survey that 726 cyclists were killed and an additional 49,000 were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2012. Read More

Kids Are At Increased Risk For Bicycle Accidents

As spring approaches, and the weather gets warmer, many people start to pull their bicycles out of the garage and take them for a spin. As good for your body and spirit as biking is, sometimes we forget that it can also be dangerous. According to the National Safety Council, in 2011, 677 people were killed and 48,000 injured in bicycle/motor vehicle accidents in the United States. 91% of the bicyclists killed weren’t wearing helmets. Read More

Looking for More Information about Pedestrian and Bicyclist Laws in California? Visit These Helpful Sites

What are the bicycle laws for Los Angeles? How can bicyclists and pedestrians stay safe and prevent personal injury? Learn more about LA’s bicycle laws and pedestrian safety tips with these great resources: Read More

Nine Tips on Kid Safety and the Big Three of Summertime Injuries

Summertime fun shouldn't be derailed by a trip to the hospital. But unfortunately, more than 3 million kids in America under 14 will be rushed to the emergency room with serious injuries this summer, and 2,000 will die. Here are some steps you can take to ensure that the children in your life enjoy their favorite summertime activities safely: Read More