San Diego is the second largest city in California and home to approximately 3,793,621 residents as of the 2010 Census. Located approximately 120 miles south of Los Angeles, San Diego is known for its year-round temperate climate and beautiful scenery, highlighted by the beaches and deep-water harbors surrounding it.
San Diego has long been associated as one of the homes of the U.S. Navy. The city is home to San Diego State University (SDSU), University of California-San Diego (UCSD) as well as the UCSD Medical Center. San Diego has gained a reputation as a city on the cutting edge of industry and research, attracting millions of professionals to relocate to the area each year.
There are 52 communities and neighborhoods in the San Diego metropolitan area, and each one has something unique to offer residents and tourists. Forbes listed San Diego as the ninth-safest city in the United States in 2010. The combination of a thriving economy, favorable weather and low crime makes San Diego a hot destination for families and individuals looking to relocate.
Tourists and residents like to enjoy the outdoors and gorgeous weather by surfing, swimming, boating, cycling, jogging and hiking throughout the city and surrounding areas. It is great that everyone can enjoy healthy outdoor activities in the city, but it also increases the risks of bicycle accidents as well as pedestrian accidents. Call our office at (858) 530-4800 or visit our website and fill out a contact form today for a free consultation if you or a loved one has been in an accident. You can also check us out on Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Tip of the week: Make sure that you have a bicycle helmet that has been approved by the NHTSA before riding.
Dudek Law Firm, APC—San Diego accident attorney