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California Highway Patrol bicycle incidents

The California Highway Patrol posts traffic incident dispatches to the web. A while ago I wrote a script to filter out incidents involving bikes or bicycles, and I finally modified this script to save each bike incident to a web page. You’ll see a few false positives involving motorcycles, and most of the ‘bike incidents’ read more »

California bicycle crashes 2012

I began geocoding bike and bicycle related ‘incidents’ reported to the California Highway Patrol dispatch centers last May. Here’s what they look like on a map.

California Traffic Update

Mobile phone video cameras, Memorial Day traffic death toll, bicycle collisions, and more on California bicycle safety. Gary Richards at the Mercury News writes on the legality of shooting video wile driving to catch all of those other scofflaws in the act!

In Memoriam: 24 die on California roads

Cars R Coffins: As of Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol reports 24 traffic deaths statewide over this 2011 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Ron Wengler’s $150 bicycle fee

This is making the rounds on various California mailing lists this morning: Ron Wengler of the Northridge West Neighborhood Council wants the city of Los Angeles to “reinstitute bicycle licensing fees” of “at least $150 per year to reflect their shared responsibility for the cost of maintaining the roads and their safe use.” Update: The read more »

California Highway Patrol incident feed for bicycles

I’ve whipped up a script that takes the California Highway Patrol live traffic incident data feed from the 20 CHP dispatch centers around the state and filters for anything mentioning bikes or bicycles. You can see the results here. At the time I’m writing this post, there’s a single incident between Woodland and Davis, CA: read more »