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 not enrolled in school during the summer months and are more likely to be driving with friends during this time…. Continue Reading.
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 other driver is uninsured or does not have enough coverage through their insurance to pay for your injuries. While car… 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.
As you travel back home from the holidays, you may run into several truckers and their huge trucks dominating the highways. The average driver, however, isn’t easily intimidated by these large vehicles. In fact, many drivers are guilty of cutting off truckers or forgetting they’re even on the roads in the first place. With over 4,000 deaths occurring yearly due… Continue Reading.
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 or someone you love suffering a serious injury or worse. Recently, the Sacramento Bee reported on a deadly traffic accident… Continue Reading.
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 they’re motorists, cyclists or pedestrians. Despite this, we see people running red lights on a daily basis. In order to… Continue Reading.
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 car accidents arises when it is not clear who is at fault. There are also cases where the drivers involved… Continue Reading.
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 the beacons are necessary to give pedestrians plenty of time to cross the busy lanes of traffic on these roads…. 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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