A San Jose man and his passenger were riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle down Watsonville Road when a Dodge Durango struck the motorcycle. Both riders were ejected from the bike as the Durango attempted to flee the scene. Authorities would later catch the Durango driver at Watsonville Road and Highway 152—where the vehicle was disabled. However, the owner of the Harley… Continue Reading.
The Thanksgiving weekend has arrived. Before you get ready to feast on turkey and visit family, you should read this blog. Thanksgiving traffic can be intimidating and extremely dangerous. To help, the attorneys at Needham Kepner & Fish LLP have a few tips to help you avoid the Thanksgiving traffic crush. When Not to Drive During Thanksgiving When it comes… Continue Reading.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of teen deaths. For many teen drivers, vehicle crashes happen due to lack of driving experience. Teaching your teenager rules of the road could help reduce their crash risk and keep them safe. Distracted Driving Distracted driving can include many dangerous activities. While… Continue Reading.
California regulators have nixed a General Motors suggestion to remove liability from companies whose self-driving cars caused accidents due to the vehicle not being maintained to manufacturer specifications. This recommendation would place the burden of liability on drivers and could have opened a loophole for companies to avoid responsibility for injuries caused by a defective vehicle. Fortunately, the California DMV… Continue Reading.
On September 16, 2016, 82-year-old Louis Schaefer was traveling northbound on Highway 101 in Palo Alto, California, when a heavy metal projectile about the size of a tennis ball crashed through the window of his minivan. It appears to be the fault of CALTRANS, the entity that is supposed to keep our highways safe and well maintained. It was reported… Continue Reading.
A Pokemon GO car crash epidemic is plaguing the nation. Pokemon GO, an augmented reality game, has only been out for a couple weeks and it is already begun causing a variety of legal issues for players. The game allows gamers to catch Pokemon at real life locations and uses the GPS on smartphones. To prevail at the game, players… Continue Reading.
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The holiday season is a time to spend with your loved ones enjoying their company and making memories that last a lifetime. It is also one of the most dangerous times of the year. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that more than 15,000 people are treated in emergency rooms during the holiday season for common holiday injuries.
There was a multi-vehicle collision on Saturday, March 14, 2015 that left several cars damaged and killed one person. The accident occurred on Interstate Highway 580 in Contra Costa County. It was just east of North Flynn Road and tied up traffic for hours. The collision may have involved up to 16 vehicles. So far, information on other injuries has… Continue Reading.
The San Mateo Police Department, Traffic Enforcement Unit, will be conducting A Labor Day Weekend Sobriety/Driver License Checkpoint. Labor Day is coming up and DUI task forces will be out looking for impaired drivers throughout this holiday weekend. There will be many saturated areas of police officers locally and they will pull anyone over that commits any minor traffic violation. … Continue Reading.