Sleet also points to other local strategies in place that reduce the likelihood of crashes
Hla's team now has developed a two-step method that uses these crashes
to supply high-purity raw ingredients for nanoscale builders.
According to the California Highway Patrol, which has jurisdiction over the area's highways, 14 people were killed in 13 crashes
so far this year, compared with 12 motorists dying in a dozen crashes
Deadly hit and run crashes
most often occur on weekends and during the evening," said Peter Kissinger.
We feel it is a very real safety problem - 8,000 people a year are killed in unlicensed-driver crashes
,'' said Stephanie Faul, AAA Foundation spokeswoman.
The New Year's period, which includes the evening of December 31, January 1 and the early morning hours of January 2, showed a significant increase in the proportion of daytime and nighttime crashes
involving alcohol throughout the 9 years we analyzed," said study author Steven Bloch, Ph.
I've seen them all - fatality crashes
, fender benders,'' said Kobe, 39, who will return to administrative duties at the Santa Clarita station on Monday.
A lap shoulder belt will give you better protection in frontal crashes
and it will also give you effective protection in side impact crashes
Had that determination been made at the time, subsequent crashes
like this summer's might have been averted.
In addition, injuries from these crashes
can be expensive.
A separate Automobile Club of Southern California analysis of California crash data shows that teens 15-17 years of age were at fault in 68% of the fatal crashes
in which they were involved.
The Every 15 Minutes program, which says one person is killed every 15 minutes in alcohol-related crashes
in the nation, took place one day after 18-year-old Kiel Kudroff plowed into a light post at McBean Parkway and Newhall Ranch Road.
PALMDALE - Fatal crashes
are up more than 20 percent from last year on Antelope Valley's highways and rural roads.
The original law was passed in 1997 to give teens more experience behind the wheel before they tackle complex driving situations, because vehicle crashes
are the primary cause of death for teens and crash statistics show that teen drivers are among the most dangerous on the road.
Killed in the crashes
were Gregorio Frias, 20, of Palmdale and a second motorist whose name was not immediately released.