If you were trying to get home for the dodger game on October 23rd, you have been stuck in some horrendous traffic. In Agoura Hills, a World War II mock fighter plane crash landed on the 101 freeway, bringing all northbound and southbound lanes to a standstill. While Firefighters arrived on scene at 1:50 p.m., all lanes on the 101 freeway were re-opened before 6 p.m. At this time, it remains unclear if fire fighters rescued the pilot or the pilot self-extricated following the crash. Regardless, nobody was injured in the incident, despite the fiery crash. Details regarding who the pilot is or how they lost control of the plane have not yet been released.
New motorcycle accident statistics have been released by the Insurance Information Institute (III). The numbers, mostly from 2015, were compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
If you plan to travel for Thanksgiving, you may be joining millions of fellow Americans flying and driving to visit friends and family. Unfortunately, time spent in traffic or crowded airport lines can be stressful and counterproductive to enjoy your time away from work. To reduce your stress and avoid a car accident, follow these tips.
The city of Los Angeles has attempted to go under numerous design changes to better serve its people. Some of these changes have been well received as many people appreciate some of the safer sidewalks that have been installed in Downtown Los Angeles. Some developments have been poorly received such as the lane diets in the South Bay. Many residents commuting into LA everyday were outraged over the decreased traffic speed and lane reduction. However the ever growing traffic issue remains a hot button topic in the public forum.
If you could not tell from all of the department store decorations, Halloween is around the corner. With children running from house to house in search of sugary treats, drivers and parents alike must be vigilant in keeping children out of harm's way. To do your part in preventing a Halloween pedestrian accident, follow these tips and give children the safe Halloween they deserve.
California and motorcycles go together like peanut butter and jelly, or prehistoric mammals and tar pits. There's spectacular terrain, scenic interstates, and excellent weather everywhere you look. What's not to love if you're a bike enthusiast?
With the return of spring brings Baseball back into the hearts of fans nationwide. In Los Angeles, this means, "it's time for Dodger Baseball," as Vin Scully used to say. While the Dodgers may have started in New York, Los Angeles has been their home since 1958. Unfortunately, given the location and limited accessibility of Chavez Ravine, traffic to and from Dodger Stadium has traditionally been a nightmare for patrons of the great American past time. The lack of parking and public transit has limited pedestrian access and caused massive traffic jams in the minutes before opening pitch.
Motorcycle accidents typically result in the injury of the individual who was on the bike, even in a low-speed impact. No matter the type of collision or severity of the impact between the motorcycle and a large vehicle, the bike will always receive the worst of the impact, potentially resulting in serious or fatal injuries for the biker and passengers.
The driver of a motor vehicle may run over items on a California road and not even realize it. For an instant, the driver may wonder what caused the car to bump, but as long as nothing changes with the smooth running of the vehicle, he or she may not give it another thought.
Even with a helmet on, a motorcycle rider could suffer serious head injuries if he or she is ever in an accident. Despite the fact that a California victim could look perfectly fine on the outside, the internal impact of a serious head injury could take a negative toll on that person's life. One common type of motor vehicle accident injury is a concussion.