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

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 roadway in San Jose. According to the report, the motorcyclists were engaging in wheelies, knocking on car windows and purposefully… 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 other driver is uninsured or does not have enough coverage through their insurance to pay for your injuries. While car… 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 have opened a loophole for companies to avoid responsibility for injuries caused by a defective vehicle. Fortunately, the California DMV… Continue Reading.

3 Ways to Stay Safe While Driving Around Big Trucks

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.

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 case. Call us for a FREE consultation at 408-956-6949, or visit our site at https://www.nkf-law.com/

Common Holiday Injuries & How to Avoid Them

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.

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 boast of needing to fill up only every few weeks, since an electric motor saves gas when idling or travelling… 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, but a recent Consumer Reports survey shed light on which bikes are the most reliable.

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 and crashed down a ravine before hitting a tree. Fortunately, no one was killed in the crash, but 15 passengers… Continue Reading.

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