Training and education

SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts: Pedestrian Safety

July 26, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! Each day this week we're featuring recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. In case you missed it, yesterday's post was on bicycle safety.

SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts: Aging Road Users

July 24, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! Each day this week we're featuring recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. In case you missed it, yesterday's post was on alcohol-impaired driving.

In today's post, explore SafeTREC's fact sheet on aging road users. Tomorrow, we'll be highlighting the facts on bicycle safety.

SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Impaired Driving

July 23, 2018

This week, we are excited to launch the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series which will feature recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues! Each day, we'll highlight the facts for a range of topics related to safety on our roads.

In today's post, explore SafeTREC's fact sheet on alcohol-impaired driving. Tomorrow, we'll be highlighting the facts on aging road users.

SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts: Bicycle Safety

July 25, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! Each day this week we're featuring recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. In case you missed it, yesterday's post was on aging road users.

In today's post, explore SafeTREC's fact sheet on bicycle safety. Tomorrow, we'll be highlighting pedestrian safety facts.

SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts: Emergency Medical Services

September 20, 2018

Welcome back to the SafeTREC Traffic Safety Facts blog series! This summer, we have featured recent data on some of California's most pressing traffic safety issues. Today, we will wrap up the Series - for now! -  and highlight the facts on emergency medical services.

We hope you have enjoyed exploring our traffic safety findings! Stay tuned for more posts in the series. And in case you missed any of the prior posts, check out the fact sheets on:

Apply now for a Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training in your community!

November 15, 2018

We are excited to share news of another successful year delivering the Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) Program in partnership with California Walks and local residents, agencies, and safety advocates in communities throughout California! We are continually inspired by and grateful for the work being done to create conditions for safer, more accessible and enjoyable walking and biking in their neighborhoods.

Street Story in Bakersfield

August 29, 2018

This summer, the Street Story team worked with local agencies in Bakersfield and the organization, Bike Bakersfield, to collect community feedback about street safety issues and opportunities in the area.

Demonstration of Street Story in Bakersfield

Upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops in September

September 11, 2018

Register now for one of our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in September! These workshops are presented throughout the state of California by UC Berkeley's SafeTREC in partnership with California Walks. The CPBST program trains neighborhood residents and health, transportation and safety advocates on how to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety to make California communities safer and more pleasant to walk and bike.

Upcoming Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Workshops In August

August 14, 2018

Register now for our upcoming Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) workshops in Fresno, Modesto, and Arcata. The goal for these workshops is to identify priorities to make walking and biking safer in the community for seniors, students, parents, and people with disabilities.  Stay tuned for details on workshops in September! 

Participants at Fresno CPBST site visit

2018 National DUI Summer Mobilization August 17 - September 3

August 15, 2018

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
DUI Doesn't Just Mean Booze Facts

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious safety issue. According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), one person every 50 minutes was killed in an alcohol-involved crash nationwide in 2016. In California, 1,059 people lost their lives that year due to crashes involving a drunk driver.