Higher fines proposed for using cell phones while driving

The California legislature will soon consider a bill to increase fines for using cell phones while driving a vehicle. According to the June 4 edition of the Sacramento Bee, California State Senator Joe Simitian has proposed increasing the fines associated with cell...

Truck Crashes Into Mira Mesa House

Recently retired UPS driver Rod Anderson told his former co-workers that he was looking forward to new adventures. Having a truck crash through into his home was probably not what he had in mind. At 1:45 A.M. on Wednesday morning, a truck crashed into Mr....

Car Crash Deaths Drop To The Lowest Level In 60 years

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that traffic deaths in the United States have fallen to their lowest level in 60 years. The 33,808 deaths represented a 9.7 decline from 2008. The number of injuries were also significantly...

Carlsbad cyclist injured in late night accident

A bicyclist from Carlsbad was injured Monday night when he wasstruck by a motorist about 11:30 p.m., according to the San Diego Union Tribune. The cyclist was travelling east in the bike lane on Cannon Road, near Hemingway Drive, when he was struck by a pickup truck....

Bus Driver Charged with DUI

A North County Transit District Bus driver was charged yesterday with driving under the influence of alcohol, and also with driving a commercial vehicle with a blood alcohol level greater than 0.04%. The driver, David Costello, was arrested on June 1 after a passenger...