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Distracted driving a nationwide safety issue, says Root Insurance

Distracted driving is a major issue in California and the rest of the U.S. with many drivers engaging in it even though they know it is wrong. According to a study from Root Insurance, 47% of drivers say distractions are a top concern for them, and 99% acknowledge phone use as one of the top […]

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Nissan braking systems may pose a danger to California drivers

Automatic emergency braking technology is usually a good safety feature to have on a car. However, this might not be the case for 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue models. At least 87 consumers have filed complaints of unintended braking, which can cause a car to stop suddenly and unexpectedly. Such occurrences could endanger the occupants of the […]

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Lawmakers struggle to cope with distracted driving

Road safety advocates say that the penalties for texting while driving are not nearly strong enough to deter motorists from indulging in behavior that kills or injures thousands of road users every year. A California assemblyman has proposed a bill that would penalize motorists who text with driver’s license points in addition to a fine, […]

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Why sleep is so important before driving

Adults in California and throughout the country should get a minimum of seven hours of sleep a night. This can reduce the chances that a driver gets into a car accident. According to the National Sleep Foundation, those who have not slept for at least two hours within any given 24-hour period should not drive […]

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Drunk drivers pose a threat on the road

When people in California get behind the wheel, they may be concerned about encountering drunk drivers on the road. Drivers who are drunk are often unable to make good decisions and may put themselves and others at risk by driving dangerously. By staying alert for signs of drunk driving, people can help to protect themselves […]

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