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What Are Traffic Laws When a Stop Light Is Out in California?

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Pulling up to an intersection with a broken traffic light can be confusing. Though uncommon, traffic lights can malfunction. It’s important to know how to behave because a blacked out traffic light is no excuse to disregard traffic laws or … Continue reading

When Do You Need a Lawyer For Your Car Accident Claim?

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If you suffered an injury in a car accident, would you benefit from hiring a lawyer? Mistakenly, many people believe that they should just handle the aftermath of the accident on their own. In truth, there are very few times … Continue reading

How to Get an Accident Report in Santa Clara County

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Car accidents may cause death or life-altering injuries that can lead to millions of dollars in expenses over the course of a lifetime. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes after a car accident that can limit the chances of recovering compensation. … Continue reading

Tips to Protect Your Teenager During the 100 Deadliest Days of Driving

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Memorial Day marks the beginning of the “100 Deadliest Days of Driving” for teenage drivers. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 1,600 people over the past five years were killed by teenage drivers during this period. Teenagers are … Continue reading

What Happens if I’m in a Car Accident and the Other Driver Isn’t Insured?

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When you’ve been injured in a car accident, you might feel a little comfort knowing that your insurance company and/or the other driver’s insurance company will help pay for your medical treatment. Sometimes, however, you might find out that the … Continue reading

California Won’t Tolerate Sub-Par Maintenance in Self-Driving Vehicles

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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 … Continue reading

What Should I Do If My Car Stalls on the Highway?

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What are you supposed to do if your car stalls on the highway? If you drive long enough, it will probably happen to you at some point, and if you don’t know what to do, it could result in you … Continue reading

Red Light Running Awareness Week Hopes to Reduce Accidents at Intersections

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Every single year, thousands of people around the nation are injured in traffic accidents involving a motorist running a red light. Everyone should know that running a red light can endanger not only themselves but also other road users, whether … Continue reading

Understanding Your Options as a Passenger Injured in a Car Accident

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If you are a passenger injured in a car accident, then it is rare that you would be at fault. This further increases your chances of getting fair compensation based on the merits of your case. The tricky part in … Continue reading

New Crosswalk Beacons in Santa Clara

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If you’re a driver or a pedestrian in Santa Clara, you may have spotted new crosswalk beacons in the city. Officials put the new beacons up at El Camino Real, Morse Lane, Harrison Street and Buchanan Avenue. They say that … Continue reading

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