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Brake Safety Week finds nearly 5,000 trucks with violations

Truckers in California may remember that the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance held its annual Brake Safety Week back in September. The results of that inspection spree have been released. A total of 35,080 commercial vehicles in the U.S. and Canada were stopped for inspection, and among those, 4,955 were placed out of service.

Decoding Halloween driving dangers

AAA has a few warnings for San Francisco partygoers who are out on Halloween night. There are often a few spooks that can be found on the road during Halloween, and they're usually in the form of drunk drivers. The hours of 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. are considered the most dangerous times to be on the road on Halloween night. National statistics reveal that about 44 percent of accidents that occur during this time period involve someone who has been drinking and driving.

Reducing traffic injury risks with rural roundabouts

Busy interactions in rural parts of California are sometimes managed with stop signs. In one area like this, a fatal accident motivated officials to clear away excess growth and post signs telling drivers about the upcoming stop sign. Unfortunately, it's a step that didn't prevent a pair of additional accidents from occurring in the same spot. It was ultimately the decision to replace stop signs at the intersection with a rural roundabout, which forces traffic to flow around an island in one direction, that made a noticeable difference.

Teen drivers become less safe after obtaining their licenses

In July, the National Institutes for Health published the results of a study regarding the driving behaviors of teens before and after they obtain their licenses. Teen drivers in California, as well as their parents, may be surprised to learn about the conclusions. It turns out that teens are eight times more likely to be in a crash during the first three months of driving alone than in the three months preceding it.

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