One of the Car Chase Capitals of the World
Turn on the local news, and there is a fair chance you’ll see a video of a car chase. Police car chases are not just a Southern California thing. However, recent evidence shows that it is more prevalent here. Perhaps the most famous of all of these car chases is the OJ Simpson Bronco getaway. Broadcast on live TV across the country it burned the idea of such chases into our brain.
Today, the greater Los Angeles metro area sees more chases than any other. There are many reasons why this is and we’re here to examine them.
A Complicated Situation
Of course, the above are just some examples. It doesn’t seem like the number of car chases will fall anytime soon. However, increased awareness of their potential dangers can improve road safety. No one wants to be on the wrong side of a police chase gone wrong. Understanding some of the reasons why they start in the first place will reduce crashes and injuries.