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Keeping an Undriven Car in Good Condition

Many circumstances have changed over the past several years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with many people shifting their commutes from their work office to their home office. While not having to drive your car regularly can save you time and money on gas, letting your vehicle sit for a lengthy period can cause problems. Among them are maintenance issues such as rusted brakes, dead batteries, and leaking and dried-out seals. These concerns can make your vehicle unsafe and less valuable if you want to sell it in the future.

New Traffic Project in Folsom Aims to Improve Safety

The much-anticipated traffic safety improvement project in Folsom is finally underway. The City of Folsom recently announced that the project will start this spring. City officials said improvements to the intersection at East Natoma Street and Folsom Lake Crossing will boost safety, increase traffic flow and reduce accidents and deaths.

Injuries Reported in Traffic Crash Near Prairie City Road On-Ramp

A traffic crash in Folsom recently reported minor injuries in an HOV lane accident. The collision occurred on westbound U.S. 50 at the northbound Prairie City Road on-ramp around 8:37 a.m. At least one person suffered injuries in the crash and reported the accident to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

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.  

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