As a pedestrian, the first thing you should do to stay safe is to always obey the signals at a crosswalk. Do not try to dart across the road just because it looks clear. Wait for the walk signal, when you know you have the right of way and cars have been stopped at the light.
It's almost that time of year again when the ghosts and ghouls walk the streets of Hayward begging for treats. This treasured rite of autumn is something kids look forward to all year.
You decide to take up running as a hobby, and your first day on the treadmill does not go well. It quickly becomes clear that you need to run on the roads. You need to get outside. There's no way you'll stick with it otherwise.
Head-on collisions occur when two cars traveling in opposite directions from one another crash into each other. Fortunately, they're one of the least common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur in California and the rest of the country. However, they often result in serious injuries when they occur. Head-on crashes are completely avoidable though.
When a driver drifts out of their lane, it puts everyone in serious danger. On a multi-lane road like an interstate, it can force other drivers off of the road. On a two-lane highway with oncoming traffic, it can cause a devastating head-on collision.
Some fourth-graders in Massachusetts have come up with an innovative way to try and curb pedestrian accidents near their school. They want other schools in their district and other parts of the country to adopt and implement their idea as well.
When you are walking downtown and you get a text message, do you check it without stopping? Do you respond to that message on the go?
We are entering the time known as the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer - the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day - and that's especially true for teen drivers in California.
You hear a lot about distracted driving and the dangers of texting behind the wheel, but what about texting while walking? Is it dangerous for pedestrians to use their phones while walking near the road?
The road is certainly a dangerous place for children. While life in general has gotten much safer for kids over the last two hundred years, the invention of the car really put them at risk. Many kids get hit every year and suffer serious injuries. Some pass away.