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Child Passenger Safety Week Ramps Up Awareness in September

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently promoting Child Passenger Safety Week, which is the third week of September every year, and this year begins on September 20th.  The awareness week wraps up with Seat Check Saturday on September 26th. 

Seatback Failures Can Cause Injuries and Death

Though still relatively rare, there have been approximately 50 instances of children being killed by seatback failures since 2001.  Some of those fatal incidents involve front seats collapsing backward into the back seat during a rear impact collision.

Childhood Injury – Predictable and Possibly Preventable

September 1st through the 7th is National Childhood Injury Prevention Week. It is a good time to review reminders about keeping children safe since the vast majority of childhood injuries are predictable and thus preventable. 

Data on Dangerous Intersections in Folsom

While Folsom isn’t as busy as the nearby city of Sacramento, it’s still got a lot going on. With an estimated population of over 80,000 and sites like Lake Folsom and employers like Intel and the California State Prison, there are a lot of people driving around the city on any given day. While a lot of activity is usually a good thing for cities, it also means an increased chance for auto accidents. While it isn’t possible to predict exactly where and when accidents will occur, you can improve your safety by learning about dangerous intersections in Folsom.

Highway 50 Single-Vehicle Crash Ends With Traffic Fatality in Folsom

A traffic fatality occurred in Folsom on August 6 in a single-vehicle crash. The accident happened along eastbound Highway 50 east of Bidwell Road around 4:25 in the morning. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and paramedics with the Sacramento Fire Department discovered that a vehicle had exited the roadway and gone down an embankment. 

Folsom Farmers’ Market

The Folsom Farmers’ Market is open year-round every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine.  It is located near the Public Plaza in Historic Folsom.  It provides seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits from more than 40 certified farmers, in addition to fresh eggs, dairy items, and fresh baked goods.  

Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Filing a personal injury claim is the way those who are injured through the negligence of another individual or entity can recover financial damages. Although they can try to negotiate themselves through the at-fault party’s insurance company, even if that person is insured, this isn’t easy. Insurance companies are in business to make a profit and will look for ways to deny your claim or offer a low settlement that will not cover your losses. Many people make the mistake of taking the insurance company’s initial offer, which is usually low and may not cover all of their bills. An experienced lawyer can help by negotiating with the insurance company for you, so you will receive a sufficient amount to cover your personal injury damages.

Folsom’s Polar Express™ Holiday Event

It’s that magical time of year again when The Polar Express™ Holiday Event is being held in Folsom for children and the young at heart on December 21, 2019. Hosted by the Folsom Historic District, this is a great way to celebrate the Christmas season for the entire family. Tickets can be purchased in advance here, and seating is limited, so you will want to book your seats early. The Polar Express™ Holiday Event is being held on Sutter Street from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will certainly get you and your loved ones in the holiday mood.

Two Injured in Fiery Boat Accident

Reports from local officials stated that two people were injured during a fiery boat accident that took place on Folsom Lake on Friday, August 23, 2019. According to the South Placer Fire District, an additional person was on the boat at the time of the incident but did not suffer any injuries. While the two injured individuals were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, specific details on the severity of their injuries were not reported. This incident remains under investigation.

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