Motor Vehicle Accidents

Summer vacations are riskier than you think

As Memorial Day approaches, the longtime tradition of “getting away from it all” commences for many California residents. Those who choose to get to their vacation destinations via motor vehicle should know the risks of road travel. Risks are part of driving year-round. Maintaining vehicles, wearing seatbelts, and avoiding smartphone distractions are only the beginning. […]

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The time of day makes a difference in safe driving

Based on the number of road fatalities throughout the country every day, the mere act of getting behind the wheel presents risks. While being attentive and employing defensive driving techniques is paramount, the time of day can also play an essential role in the possibility of a collision. Regardless of outside factors, proactive steps can […]

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Crash avoidance technology and the effects on insurance claims

Automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems, a prominent factor in crash avoidance technology, has saved countless lives of drivers and passengers. The addition of sensors in the form of cameras and radar that immediately stop drivers from coming too close to obstacles has reduced serious injuries, fatalities, and property damage. A recent analysis by the Highway […]

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A dangerous and deadly trend in California and nationwide

Similar to many other states, the year 2020 saw a reduction in traffic-related deaths, with approximately 2,200 fatalities in California, a drop from 3,690 in 2019. Due to various lockdowns and business closures related to the coronavirus, people have driven less, leaving vehicles parked at curbs and in driveways and garages. Fewer cars and trucks […]

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Common California traffic infractions

Twenty-seven million licensed drivers make up 84 percent of California’s population who travel throughout the state’s streets, highways, and freeways. While many abide by the rules of the road, others find themselves in serious accidents that result from violating traffic laws. The Los Angeles Times noted that a total of four-million traffic tickets are issued […]

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