With proms and graduations around the corner for many students, the risks of underage drinking come to the forefront of a lot of parents' concerns, especially if their kids are old enough to drive.
Students at Righetti High School in Santa Maria are getting a visual lesson of the... more »
In tonight's Your Family segment, we're getting an up close look at the real dangers behind texting while driving.
Local law enforcement set up a driving course today at St. Joseph High School in Santa Maria. The kids had to try avoiding the cones while answering text messages. It's... more »
A Santa Maria man is dead tonight after his car was rear ended by a distracted driver on Highway 154. The Santa Barbara County Coroner's Office identified the man as 51-year-old John Schrader. It was one of two fatal crashes in Santa Barbara County today. The collision happened just before... more »
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in the Central Valley will be cracking down on drivers who are texting and chatting away while holding their cell phones. The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies in Stanislaus, Merced and Tuolumne Counties will begin a 48-hour "zero-tolerance" campaign starting just past midnight... more »
California Highway Patrol officers say a Santa Barbara woman was drunk driving when she caused last night's five car crash on Highway 154. It happened just before 8:30 p.m. between Stagecoach Road and East Camino Cielo Road, near the summit. The crash killed one woman and seriously injured three others.... more »
Our heavy rains, combined with fierce winds made for dangerous driving along the Central Coast.
The rain impacts visibility on the roadways and creates the potential for hydroplaning as the water gathers on the freeway. The California Highway Patrol says staying safe is as simple as slowing down.
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KSBY News is riding along with the California Highway Patrol this morning to check out road conditions and find out how drivers are handling the intense downpour. CHP officers remind drivers to slow down, keep a safe distance behind other cars, and stay alert. We'll have a full report, including... more »
The Auto Club of Southern California is doing its part to keep drunk drivers off the road. AAA will be offering its annual Tipsy Tow program.
A tow truck can take you and your car home for free up to seven miles. The program starts at six o'clock on... more »