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Aug 27, 2012 at 4:53 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A mother who said she is fighting to increase the driving age in Oregon after losing her 10-year-old son to a crash caused by a 16-year-old driver exactly five years ago to the day was a one woman protest in front of the...
Apr 12, 2012 at 12:02 PM
The City of Eugene is known for being bike and pedestrian friendly. However, some residents feel there's still more safety needed for walkers and bicyclists on the roads.
Aug 24, 2011 at 12:11 PM
EUGENE, Ore. - Marina Hajek's son Vaclav died in 2007 when a truck hit him as he crossed the street on Bailey Hill Road. "This shouldn't have happened," she told KVAL News. "Things should have been different to ensure the safety of the...
Aug 23, 2011 at 6:00 PM
On Wednesday, Governor John Kitzhaber will sign Senate Bill 424 into law. The law makes it so that when a pedestrian intends to cross the street, the pedestrian has the right-of-way.
Jun 9, 2010 at 9:38 AM
A new traffic safety plaza is unveiled on Bailey Hill Road near 18th Avenue. The plaza is designed to raise awareness of motor vehicle safety, the No. 1 killer of Oregon kids.
May 4, 2010 at 5:00 AM
City of Eugene matching grant makes Bailey Hill Road Safety Plaza possible in memory of 10-year-old Vaclav Hajek.
May 3, 2010 at 12:09 PM
From the keyboard of Tom Adams--just a quick heads up on a story we are working on for this evening (May 3) in the Churchill area.  The Bailey Hill Road Safety Committee is moving forward with plans for a safety plaza near the skatepark by Churchill...
Jan 4, 2010 at 10:14 AM
ThomasPrice sent a message using the contact form at Safe Routes To School: Jan 16th Traffic Skills Class for Parents and Children By Suzanne Buck, CAN Newsletter editor and Marina Hajek, CAN resident On Saturday,...
Jul 28, 2009 at 10:39 PM
A tree planted in memory of a Eugene boy was struck by an alleged intoxicated driver.
May 20, 2009 at 9:52 PM
Some wore black arm bands. Others wore pictures of their loved ones. All who came out to Eugene's annual "Ride of Silence" were there for one main reason - to honor cyclists killed or injured on the road.
Apr 10, 2008 at 10:33 AM
The city of Eugene held a meeting with area parents to discuss ways to make Bailey Hill Road safer for children. One idea would be to change it from four lanes to two, with a center turning lane.
Mar 17, 2008 at 5:22 PM
You see them on roads and highways all over town, roadside memorials that pay tribute to a loved one lost in an accident. But, some wonder if these make shift grave sights can pose a risk of then own.
Sep 28, 2007 at 11:08 PM
A teenage driver has been arrested and will be face charges in the death of a 10-year-old boy near Churchill High School last month.
Aug 28, 2007 at 6:29 PM
Ten-year-old Vaclav Hajek was killed Monday when he was hit by a pickup crossing Bailey Hill Road in Eugene.