There are things we see each day that we don't really pay attention to. The reality is that they seem minimal at the time and in most cases they end well. Others however don't end so well.
Sacramento already has a reputation as a bike-friendly destination. That reputation is about to move up even further as the City Council recently voted in favor of a measure allowing multi-passenger brew bikes on its roadways.
An on duty California Highway Patrol officer was involved in a 4 car collision that resulted in the death of a 15 year old teenager from Willows recently according to a statement released by the CHP. This blog is not meant to denigrate any member of the CHP and is written to illustrate that distracted driving accidents can happen to anyone of us.
Those who choose to commute by bike are "selfless altruists, risking life and limb for the good of society" according to a recent piece in The Washington Post. Unfortunately for cyclists, the claim is supported by data. Those who commute with bicycles are reaping health benefits, but at potential risk.
Cars outfitted with Takata Air Bags have been in the news for quite some time for causing severe injuries and even deaths as a result of how they are manufactured. In fact, we have written more than a couple of blogs on this very subject and we aren't happy writing another. Neither should many new car buyers!