safety

More risk? Safety engineer slams proposed helmet law
Published on May 24th, 2011
31 comments With the city on the verge of passing a new law that will require bike riders ages 14 and under to wear helmets, most bike safety enthusiasts are applauding, citing research that shows helmets can...
Bus wreck: Carrier failed four of five inspections
Published on Jun 2nd, 2009
5 comments Accidents on May 22 and 29 caused 39 injuries. PHOTO BY KATIV It's a risk nearly all parents take when they send their children off to school, but on the morning of Friday May 29, risk became unhappy...
Safer streets: Crackdowns, crosswalks help peds
Published on May 8th, 2009
5 comments A city public works crew installs a new crosswalk on April 22. Using city employees instead of outside contractors to implement pedestrian safety recommendations has offered "huge savings," says City...
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