Motor Vehicle Accidents

Emotional trauma following a motor vehicle accident

After a car crash occurs, the people involved in the accident typically focus on their injuries. Because physical injuries are often immediately obvious, this type of trauma can easily gain recognition. In contrast, psychological injuries can be harder to recognize, and people may not initially [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:27:03+00:00March 24th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Do you know what car safety features help prevent accidents?

You may feel ready to buy a new car so you can comfortably get around California. Have you thought about which features may help you avoid being in an auto accident? Policygenius gives a thorough breakdown of safety features you may want to consider. Be sure to keep them in mind as you narrow do [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:26:57+00:00March 21st, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Snapping selfies while driving: A deadly trend

It is not unusual to see friends and family take snapshots while driving. In fact, a quick look on multiple social media platforms shows a surprising number of people doing just that. Instagram has more than 3,880 posts under #drivngselfies and 32,500 under #drivingtowork. Facebook, Snapchat and [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:26:48+00:00March 19th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

How can I stay safe driving with semis?

While any type of car accident is a bad car accident, accidents involving passenger cars and semi-trucks tend to be some of the most extreme. If you are the driver of a regular four-wheel passenger vehicle, it can be intimidating to share the highways with massive 18-wheel semi-trucks. It is im [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:26:10+00:00March 5th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Head-on collision leaves 2 injured and 1 dead

Some types of motor vehicle accidents tend to be more serious than others. Head-on collisions can be among the most damaging and sometimes deadly. Such was the case on Highway 1 near Lompoc, California, last Friday evening when a head-on collision between two cars resulted in the death of one v [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:34:52+00:00February 21st, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Teenagers and driving risk

Most teenagers look forward to the day they get their driver’s license, and even some parents experience excitement for the day. However, this age group has the highest rate of accidents, and many of them are fatal. There are numerous reasons why teens are high risk drivers, and there are thing [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:33:52+00:00February 13th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

How can I help my teenager avoid accidents?

Driving a car can be difficult enough for adults, but handing the keys over to your teenage child is an entirely different level of terror for parents across the country. While teens may be very excited to reach this milestone, if you are a bit nervous as a parent, that's entirely natural. Fort [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:33:09+00:00February 11th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

When must vehicles yield to pedestrians?

When you drive, you have to share the roadway with a variety of vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable of those, so it is your responsibility as a driver to watch out for them and yield the right of way to avoid accidents. The law is very specific on when you [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:33:01+00:00February 11th, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|

How can you be better prepared for a car accident?

Because you never plan to get into a car accident, finding yourself in that predicament can be pretty unnerving. Whether you were at fault or are the victim of someone's negligence, you can be prepared to face the unexpected when you have taken precautions beforehand to protect yourself. Your p [...]

By |2020-07-03T15:32:41+00:00January 31st, 2020|Motor Vehicle Accidents|