California is among the vast majority of states with some form of anti-distracted driving law in place, but motorists continue to use their cellphones while driving, especially teen drivers.
While many of us are intrigued by the potential safety effects self-driving cars could bring to American society, not everyone is excited.
Medical marijuana is now legal in several U.S. states, including California. Like any other medication, marijuana can have side effects for some users. If a user is not warned by the manufacturer or distributor of those potential side effects and suffers negative consequences as a result, that could be the basis for a lawsuit.
Though motorcycle accidents are rarely minor “fender-benders,” it is possible to find yourself conscious after getting hit by a car or truck. What should you do next if you are ever in this situation?
Statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association about motorcycle fatalities are a mixed bag for California riders. First, the bad news: nationwide, motorcyclist deaths in traffic collisions jumped about 10 percent from 2014 to 2015. Last year, more than 5,000 riders were killed in the U.S., according to the Los Angeles Times.
While it may not yet be clear how much of an impact California’s anti-distracted driving law has had on traffic safety, one would think that it would at least make using your phone while driving a shameful act. Something that offenders do as secretly as possible, to avoid a ticket from the police and the derision of friends and family who take seriously their duty to drive safely.
A terrible collision with a garbage truck has cost the life of an 8-year-old Orange county boy. The incident shows what can happen in seemingly the blink of an eye.
May was national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Though the month is just about over, it is not too late for a reminder that riders are frequently at risk of harm at the hands of negligent car and truck drivers.