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Preventing dog bites in California

Many people are bitten by dogs each year, and a large number of those who are bitten are children. Dog bite injuries can be very severe, and while fatalities from dog bites are rare, they unfortunately do occur. It is important for California dog owners to take preventative measures to keep others safe from their dogs. It is also important that people know what to do in the event that an attack occurs.

Accidents and the safety of pedestrians

As California residents may know, accidents causing injury and death of pedestrians are a problem. According to 2012 statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,743 individuals died after being struck by a vehicle, while a pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle in that year every seven minutes. There are recommendations that have been issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concenring what pedestrians may do to prevent becoming a victim of an accident.

How people should protect themselves from dog attacks

Each year in California, many people are seriously injured or killed when they are attacked by dogs. Dogs can be unpredictable, and it's important for people to know what they should do around strange dogs as well as when a dog attacks.

Head-on crash kills 3

The California Highway Patrol announced that a two-car collision in Sutter County caused the deaths of three people and led to serious criminal charges against the surviving driver. Reports indicate that the wreck happened on April 25 around 3:45 p.m. at a point on Highway 113 south of Yuba City.

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