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Auto-Pedestrian Accidents Archives

1 killed, 2 injured in crash involving loose trailer

When you're a pedestrian, there are many hazards. Vehicles that pass by you could get into an accident and crash into you, cyclists could collide with you or other hazards could result in you getting hurt. Take for instance this case: A young man was killed and another was injured when a trailer came loose from a truck.

Manhattan Beach considers seeking legal action for road work

This complicated story shows the importance of recognizing when a roadway has become dangerous for pedestrians and the need for people to step in and make the changes needed to keep the roads safe without overstepping. The news has discussed this case in which Manhattan Beach has been considering legal action against the LA Department of Transportation over its actions after the death of several pedestrians.

What dangers do distracted drivers pose to pedestrians?

Distracted driving is a problem in California. It is a problem all over the country. It has quickly become an epidemic as law enforcement agencies do their best to prevent it on a daily basis. There are more than 1.5 million accidents per year caused by drivers using their mobile phones. So, what dangers do distracted drivers pose to pedestrians?

Explaining California pedestrian laws

Pedestrians are protected across the country by various laws because of the disadvantage they have when around motor vehicles. There are no uniform pedestrian laws across the country as each individual state writes its own laws protecting pedestrians. Today, we will explain the pedestrian laws in the state of California.

Tips to keep pedestrians safe on Manhattan Beach roadways

One of the greatest joys of living in Manhattan Beach is the weather. Residents are able to enjoy the outdoors in all seasons. While the weather does not present too many problems in this region of California, there is one thing that can and does make walking a dangerous activity: Negligent or reckless drivers.

Lawsuit targets California city after a fatal pedestrian accident

Issues of poor lighting and negligent design are at the forefront in a lawsuit targeting the city of Los Angeles. In April of 2016, two women, a 69-year-old mother and her 31-year-old daughter, died after being struck by a Subaru Forester. The auto-pedestrian accident occurred in the West Hills area at the intersection of Roscoe Boulevard and Jason Avenue. The daughter and sister of the victims has filed a suit against the city.

Stay safe while walking in Manhattan Beach, California

California is a busy state, filled with residents who enjoy the outdoors. Manhattan Beach offers easy access to the ocean and pleasant weather year-round, which means pedestrians often fill the city's roadways. Walking is an excellent way to exercise and provides many environmental benefits. However, walking instead of driving can pose hazards to the population.

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