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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3 facts about dog bite injuries

Most dogs who have a happy home and responsible owners are good dogs, but even a good dog may bite under certain circumstances. When owners are irresponsible in caring for and properly restraining pets, however, the resulting injuries from an attack may easily prove devastating. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that there are over […]

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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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California cell phone prohibitions not universally applicable

Like their peers nationwide, California bicyclists continue to encourage motor vehicle operators to “see” them. To minimize risks, many adorn themselves with bright-colored clothing, oftentimes replicating the gear of professional cyclists that they idolize. Helmets are also a necessity should a distracted driver collide with them. Many road accidents are caused by the technology of […]

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