AAA released a new study with important implications for cyclists and pedestrians in the Bay Area. According to AAA, fatal hit and run accidents have increased by an average of more than 7 percent each year since 2009. The study found that cyclists and pedestrians accounted for 65 percent of these deaths. An estimated 682,000 hit and run accidents occur… Continue Reading.
Memorial Day marks the beginning of the “100 Deadliest Days of Driving” for teenage drivers. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 1,600 people over the past five years were killed by teenage drivers during this period. Teenagers are not enrolled in school during the summer months and are more likely to be driving with friends during this time…. Continue Reading.
Cycling is a popular method of transportation in California. As cycling increases in popularity, there is a risk that bicycle accidents will also increase. Multiple Bay Area towns are working on infrastructure upgrades to reduce the number of bicycle accidents. However, there are also steps you can take to protect yourself while cycling in San Jose or the surrounding areas…. Continue Reading.