As we've mentioned before on this blog, California led the nation last year in the number of fatal pedestrian accidents, with an estimated 701 people killed that way. That number came from a report by the Governors Highway Safety Association, which also found that 70 percent of pedestrian fatalities occur between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.
The tragic school bus accident in Texas this week is a stark reminder to parents and students in San Diego that it is critically important to know how to stay safe when riding a school bus.
When you become a parent, a whole new world of worry opens up that you had likely never imagined before. Unfortunately, there are many things you can't control that could affect your child's safety. Consequently, when there is a way you can take action to protect your children, it will likely help put you at ease.