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Jul 12
Bicycles, Motorized Scooters, and Pedestrians, Oh My…

If you’ve been walking Downtown, you might already be aware of the battle for space on our sidewalks, a battle that pits bicycles and motor scooters against pedestrians. And as you can imagine, anytime a pedestrian goes up against a vehicle of any sort, even a bicycle, the pedestrian is the loser.

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Jun 07
Parking Lots: the Unsung Pedestrian Crash Zone

As pedestrians in Southern California, we’re trained to watch out for danger when walking down busy streets or crossing intersections. But people are unaware that one of the most threatening spots for pedestrians is a…PARKING LOT. With so many people getting in and out of cars, and so many vehicles turning around tight corners and […]

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Sep 27
What to Do After a Segway Accident

The Segway, a two-wheeled, self-balancing personal vehicle invented by Dean Kamen in the early 2000s, is a convenient and innovative form of travel. It has become especially popular as workplace transport for military, police, warehouse, and emergency medical personnel. It is also common for individual use in urban areas and gated communities around the country.

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Sep 20
Welcome to “The Future”

“We’ve got to keep our eye on the future,” Mr. Dan Harris profoundly uttered while delivering the keynote at a meeting of business leaders in the San Diego area. “The growth of Southern California depends on keeping our young people here, giving them desirable work opportunities, and making sure they don’t go away to Denver […]

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Jul 21
Walking and Parking: Trickier Than You Think

If you have the following on your list of “things to do” on your next vacation—Balboa Park, La Jolla Cove, SeaWorld, the country’s best zoo, and the air and space museum—then it sounds like you’re planning a visit to beautiful San Diego. The first thing you’ll notice, and quite possibly a major reason you’re visiting […]

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Nov 25
Drivers vs. Pedestrians – Who Wins?

“So I’m driving along under the speed limit, aware that I’m in a heavily populated shopping district, completely sober and alert, hands at 10 and 2 — the very model of a safe driver — when all of the sudden this guy walks out in front of me. I slammed on the brakes and swerved, […]

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Aug 29
San Diego Pedestrian Injuries from Hit-and-Run Accidents

Just after 1 a.m. on a recent morning in San Diego, two young men, ages 23 and 25, were walking across a quiet street when their lives were changed forever. A four-door sedan was recklessly speeding down the avenue going the wrong way. The car struck the two unsuspecting young men, and, according to the […]

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All…Gonna Catch a Fall! Why the Pokemon Go Craze Could Lead to Injuries Image
Jul 13
Gotta Catch ‘Em All…Gonna Catch a Fall! Why the Pokemon Go Craze Could Lead to Injuries

The creators of Pokemon Go know the potential danger the app has by warning gamers to be aware of their surroundings So, how did you spend your weekend? Did you happen to take a walk or even a drive through your neighborhood and notice anything different? Did you notice small groups of people huddled together […]

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Aug 11
Carlsbad Boulevard Gets More Pedestrian Safety Features

The city of Carlsbad is installing several safety features on Carlsbad Boulevard including four rectangular rapid flashing beacon lights along the road, which will be completed by the end of this month. According to a report in The Coast News, the signs on the boulevard will light up when a pedestrian pushes a button, bringing […]

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Jun 10
Carlsbad Police Search for Driver Responsible for Fatal Crash

In December, a 51-year-old woman was killed in a Carlsbad car accident when an SUV drove onto the sidewalk and struck her as she was jogging. According to a Carlsbad Patch news report, the authorities are still trying to find the driver responsible for the fatal crash, which took place the morning of December 28, […]

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