The last thing you want to worry about when you are trying to get your grocery shopping done is whether the store is safe. In fact, store owners and other business owners have a responsibility to make sure their property is safe when they invite other people inside.
Last weekend, a father-son fishing trip ended in tragedy when the son fell off the boat and suffered serious injuries that ultimately resulted in his death. The boy was seven years old.
According to recent federal data, curbside buses, which pick up passengers from street corners and similar locations rather than requiring passengers to board buses from fixed locations or stations, have a higher rate of fatal accidents than other commercial buses. Authorities claim that many companies engaged in the curbside bus business attempt to avoid complying with safety requirements to save costs, resulting in a fatal accident rate that is a staggering seven times the rate of other buses operating in interstate routes.
Last week, San Diego residents may have noticed that there were more motorcyclists on the road than they normally see. This is because June 20 was national Ride to Work Day, an event aimed at promoting and encouraging motorcycle riding with the overarching goals of saving on energy costs, reducing road congestion, and increasing the enjoyment and pleasure that biking brings. It is estimated that some 300,000 Americans commute to work on motorcycles.
A woman driving under the influence and fleeing from police allegedly caused a serious auto accident in Valencia Park early Thursday morning. This incident provides another example of how innocent people are sometimes injured during police pursuits.