California

GHSA maintains data on state laws surrounding a number of highway safety issues. Below is information regarding laws in the state of California. For more information, consult the State Highway Safety Office.

As the Pandemic Opens More Roadways to Pedestrians, States Help Launch October as Pedestrian Safety Month

As pedestrian fatalities have soared to historic levels in the past decade, GHSA joined earlier today with U.S. Department of Transportation officials and walking advocates to designate October National Pedestrian Safety Month.

As the Pandemic Opens More Roadways to Pedestrians, States Help Launch October as Pedestrian Safety Month

GHSA News Release
September 29, 2020

Lyft Grant Results: California

The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) was one of five State Highway Safety Offices to receive a grant from GHSA and ride-hailing company Lyft to prevent impaired driving during the 2019 holiday season. With its grant, California OTS offered Lyft credits to promote the use of safe alternatives to impaired driving through its "Go Safely, California" traffic safety awareness effort. This broad effort helps Californians get where they are going — safely.

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