A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety on teenager driving behavior may be of interest to California parents and drivers. The report revealed that teenagers engaged in distracted driving prior to accidents more often than previously thought.
Two teenagers were hit by a car near their high school in California on Oct. 16. The two female high school students were walking in a crosswalk when a car driven by a reportedly distracted driver hit them. Both girls suffered serious injuries.
A five-vehicle accident on Interstate 405 in Irvine, California, took the life of one man and hurt three others on August 4. The chain-reaction auto accident was reported during rush-hour traffic just after 6:00 p.m.
The unofficial kickoff to summer (Memorial Day) saw more than 36 million Americans taking to highways in order to get to a vacation destination. With the Fourth of July holiday drawing near, chances are that freeways will be clogged again with weekend vacation traffic. According to the American Automobile Association (AAA) more than 40 million people will travel at least 50 miles to a destination, with a majority doing so by car.