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What to Do If You Encounter a Stunt Driver on the Road

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Safety is of the upmost importance when sharing the road with fellow motorists. However, sometimes people do not follow the rules of the road. Last month, a group of 30 to 50 motorcyclists were reported “stunt” driving on a major … Continue reading

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

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

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

Auto Accidents and Providing Information To Insurance Companies

Before you provide any information to the other parties insurance company, STOP! Make it your business to contact Needham Kepner & Fish, LLP. We will guide you on the proper way to go about handling this issue, without hurting your … Continue reading

Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

Test drivers must have a sparkling driving record, complete a training regimen and enroll in a program that informs their employer if they get in an accident or are busted for driving under the influence off hours. http://phys.org/news/2014-09-self-driving-cars-california.html

Prius windshield could have a “ghosting” effect at night

With gas prices hovering near record highs in the San Francisco Bay area, hybrid vehicles are in high demand. This is especially true of the Toyota Prius, which is arguably the most popular hybrid on California roads today. Prius owners … Continue reading

How to stay out of motorcycle accidents

The speed, excitement and sense of freedom that riding a motorcycle brings can be exhilarating. However, with the riding experience comes certain dangers, especially if the bike is not in perfect working order. Bay Area motorcycle owners have their preferences, … Continue reading

Bus crash near Yosemite leaves 15 injured

bus carrying a group of tourists near Yosemite crashed on Saturday. According to a KGO News.com report, the bus was nearing the south entrance on Highway 41 when it lost control on a winding road. It went off the road … Continue reading

Ferry boat accident creates numerous questions

A ferry boat accident has left one person dead, and another severely hurt. According to an ABC 7News.com report, the MS San Francisco collided with a small pleasure boat on Sunday afternoon. The accident occurred in Racoon Strait, just south … Continue reading

Could hands-free texting be banned?

Since a law allowing California motorists to dictate and send text messages using hands-free systems, the practice of “texting while driving” has taken on a different connotation. While thousands of Bay Area drivers stuck in traffic every day, using voice-command … Continue reading

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