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New Legislation Proposed To Improve Safety

January 18, 2019

We commend State Senator Scott Wiener from San Francisco for proposing legislation aimed at improving the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists on state-owned highways that also serve as surface streets. We know that both of those groups are particularly vulnerable when they are out near other vehicles. Senate Bill 127 would ask Caltrans “to improve […]


Car Slams Into Nearby Bakery

January 4, 2019

Sometimes we bring you stories to show just how many dangers pedestrians and others in and around the roadway face on a daily basis. That is why we want to tell you about a vehicle that slammed into a nearby bakery the other day. Police say that a car lost control and ran right into […]


Video From Fatal Hit-And-Run Released

December 29, 2018

The San Francisco Police Department has released a video of a person they are looking for in connection to a hit-and-run crash that happened last week. The crash happened in the early morning hours at the intersection of Bush and Leavenworth streets. The victim was a 58-year-old woman who was taken to the hospital where […]


Two Hurt When Car Smashes Into Building

December 22, 2018

Two weeks ago, people around the 1400 block of Taraval Street were in for a surprise when a vehicle crashed into a building. The two passengers in the vehicle were hurt, one with serious injuries. This is one case in which the pictures look worse than the actual injuries, which were all thankfully not life-threatening. […]


Continuing Pedestrian Accidents In A Walk-able City

December 14, 2018

San Francisco is a beautiful city that boasts some pretty impressive walker scores. Walker Scores is a way to evaluate how friendly a city is to walkers. They use metrics like proximities of grocery stores, restaurants and bars, errands, parks, schools, public transportation, and culture and entertainment. The Walk Score helps people who are moving […]


The City Comes Together Over Pedestrian Crashes

December 7, 2018

Last week, an event was organized by Walk SF and the San Francisco Bay Area Families for Safe Streets. It was put together to observe World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. There were sobering statistics brought up in the beginning. More than 40,000 people die each year and over 4.5 million injured in […]


Truck Accident Kills 86-Year-Old

November 24, 2018

Ying Kuang was almost home the other day when she was hit by an eighteen-wheeler at the intersection of Powel and Vallejo streets in the North Beach neighborhood. Kuang was 86-years-old and she lived with her daughter and grandson. Her day, according to the story, started normally. She had gone to the park with her […]


Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Chinatown

November 17, 2018

Last week, a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Chinatown near Powell and Vallejo streets. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. San Francisco police say that the pedestrian was in a crosswalk when the accident happened. At Allegiance Law, this is something we see all too often. Why are so many […]


Pedestrians Beware, Scooters Are Returning To San Francisco

October 20, 2018

After the city imposed a ban in April on several electronic scooter companies, like Bird and Lime, there were thousands of complaints – people wanted them gone for good. But just as many people loved using them. Unfortunately, these scooters posed more than one problem, as has been evidenced by their ability to cause harm […]


A 75-Year-Old Woman Hit While Crossing The Street

October 5, 2018

You may have seen the story from two weeks ago. A 75-year-old woman was struck by a truck as she crossed the road in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood. She was in the crosswalk at the time, which means she had the right-of-way. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, she died […]