Motor Vehicle Accidents

Distracted driving is the number one cause of car accidents

It is no secret that distracted driving is dangerous and leads to many accidents across California, as well as the nation. Despite safety measures and new laws, distracted driving remains a prevalent cause of accidents in the United States. YahooFinance reports that distracted driving is current [...]

By |2020-07-03T06:43:52+00:00June 26th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

California cyclist deaths reach 25-year high

Riding your bike is a great way to burn calories and do your part for the environment, but it is also quite dangerous. Research shows that cyclist deaths have risen sharply across California in recent years, suggesting that you should exercise extreme caution when exploring the state on a bicycl [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:25:55+00:00June 15th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Reasons why rural roads can be deadlier than urban ones

Drivers in California may know all about the dangers of driving in the city, but they should know that it’s not necessarily safer to drive in the countryside. Rural roads can just as dangerous as urban roads for several reasons. Narrow lanes and shoulders are one factor. This means that drivers, [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:25:44+00:00June 15th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

The effects of marijuana, other drugs on drivers

It’s illegal in all 50 states to drive while impaired by any substance, legal or illegal, like alcohol, marijuana or opioids. Even though California allows the recreational use of marijuana, this law still holds. Drivers need to be aware of the various ways that these substances can impair them. [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:25:28+00:00June 1st, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

California pedestrian fatality rate higher than U.S. average

Residents in California, especially the southern part of the state, enjoy some of the nation’s best weather all year round. The temperate climate is just one of the many reasons people flock to the area as it allows them to be outside more of the time. Walkers, runners and others can take advan [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:25:20+00:00May 28th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Fatal crashes most common among sports cars, subcompacts

Subcompacts and sports cars have the highest rate of fatal crashes around the country, according to a study from Drivers in California should know that the study covers model year 2013-2017 vehicles. The data came from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:25:05+00:00May 18th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

The link between construction zones and road deaths

As temperatures rise and the days become longer, more and more construction workers are taking to California’s roadways to make necessary repairs and keep the roads suitable for use. Road construction, while common in most areas, is sometimes than just annoying – it is often dangerous to drive [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:28:05+00:00April 24th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Infotainment systems exacerbate driver distraction

Over the last several years, more and more new vehicles have rolled off manufacturer and dealer lots equipped with systems designed to entertain and assist drivers. These are commonly called infotainment systems. They allow drivers to input destination addresses for directions; make or receive p [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:27:42+00:00April 6th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Negligent entrustment explained

After a car accident in Torrance, your hope is that the auto insurance provider of the driver that hit you will help cover the subsequent costs. Receiving such assistance may become more complicated, however, if you find out that the person responsible for your accident was not in their own vehi [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:27:30+00:00April 6th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|