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Portantino’s Bill to Improve Pedestrian Safety gets closer

The State Senator’s bill aiming to prioritize pedestrian and cyclist safety has cleared another hurdle State Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) set out to make the streets safer for his constituents, and he’s getting ever closer to delivering on that pledge. His measure, Senate Bill 932, just cleared the State Senate […]

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Girl Paralyzed in 2011 Hit and Run accident dies from injuries

Shae Shaw was hit in a crosswalk more than 11 years ago in San Jose. Shae Shaw was just 15-years-old when the hit-and-run accident that changed and ended her life prematurely happened. After 11 pain-filled years, Shaw died this week from kidney failure as a result of her injuries, according to her mother, Cari. San […]

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3 Bay Area Cities could be part of Speed Camera Pilot Program

San Jose Mayor leads push for speed cameras as traffic fatalities rise Mayor Sam Liccardo of San Jose is making a push for speed cameras to return to California. Liccardo believes the cameras would help local law enforcement agencies uphold speed limits on busy streets, making them safer for motorists and pedestrians. Liccardo spoke in […]

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Secret Group Paints Los Angeles Crosswalks in Effort to Reduce Pedestrian Deaths

April 11, 2022 Robert Jalon Accidents, California, Los Angeles, Pedestrian, Traffic

A secret group has taken it upon themselves to paint crosswalks at busy intersections throughout the City of Los Angeles. A group called “Crosswalk Collective LA” has painted numerous crosswalks the city says shouldn’t be there. One such crosswalk, painted at the intersection of Romaine Street and Serrano Avenue, was welcomed by the community. A […]

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Bill prioritizing pedestrian and cyclist safety gains steam

March 18, 2022 Robert Jalon Accidents, Bicycle, California, Car, E-Scooter, News, Pedestrian, Traffic

The bill introduced by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino hopes to combat the rise of traffic fatalities in California. A bill requiring California cities to start taking concrete steps to prioritize pedestrian and cyclist safety passed the State Senate Governance and Finance Committee yesterday. Bill SB 932, a measure introduced by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino […]

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Berkeley Plans to Transform Telegraph Avenue into West Coast’s Times Square

The potential redesign of the popular Bay Area street comes after a drastic increase in Berkeley traffic fatalities Berkeley’s City Council has voted unanimously to transform at least a portion of Telegraph Avenue, long known for its eclectic vibe, into a pedestrian and transit-friendly plaza. Although plans for an overhaul of the famed Berkeley street […]

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Dramatic Increase in Berkeley Traffic Collision Deaths in 2021

Bay Area town sees the highest number of traffic deaths since at least 1984. Data collected by the Berkeley Police Department revealed some shocking statistics concerning the city’s 2021 traffic-related injuries and deaths. A Berkeley PD report states traffic collisions in 2021 were up 34% from the previous year. Of the crashes that occurred last […]

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Bike fatalities continue to increase in California

The 2020 report stating bicycle deaths were at a 25-year-high may already be outdated. A report by Philip Reese for California Healthline in 2020 found that California bike fatalities were at a 25-year-high. Reese reported that more cyclists died in traffic accidents across the state during the three-year period between 2016 and 2018 than at […]

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Pedestrian Tragically Killed After Being Hit by Vehicle on Washington Boulevard

August 20, 2021 Adamson Ahdoot Accidents, California, Car, Hit-and-Run, Los Angeles, Pedestrian, Traffic

A female pedestrian was tragically killed Wednesday evening on Washington Boulevard after being hit by a vehicle. According to initial reports, the woman was struck by a silver sedan traveling westbound while crossing the designated crosswalk at approximately 8p.m. After being called to the scene, medics rushed the pedestrian to the hospital, but she tragically […]

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How a California Brain Injury Attorney Can Help After a Catastrophic Accident

Traumatic brain injuries are one of the most heartbreaking and catastrophic injuries one can endure. Because the brain directly controls speaking, moving, thinking, and breathing, an injury to the brain can interrupt function temporarily or permanently. Everyday tasks like driving a car or going to work may be impossible. Some people who suffer brain injuries […]

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