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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Californias distracted driving law explained

Nearly as long as there have been cars, there have been ways for drivers to get distracted from their task. But as recently as a few decades ago, phones were not an issue. Then, the first car phones became available. Today, of course, nearly everyone carries a cellphone with them when they drive. These devices...
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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Is pokemon go the latest cause of distracted driving crashes?

For many cellphone app-based game enthusiasts, the new game Pokemon Go is the latest fun diversion. For the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the game is just another way for motorists to take their focus off the road, where it belongs. If you have not yet heard of Pokemon Go, it is an app based...
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Will las new bike lane lights improve traffic safety?

The city of Los Angeles recently took a small step toward making the roads safer for bicycle riders. Officials recently celebrated the addition of four bicycle traffic lights in the downtown area. The lights hang alongside the regular traffic lights, and also use red, yellow and green lights to control bike traffic. At a ribbon-cutting...
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

California lawmaker moves to legalize motorcycle lane splitting

Back in April, we discussed a study of lane splitting by the University of California – Berkeley. As readers may recall, the study concluded that lane splitting, or the practice of motorcyclists riding between lanes of four-wheeled traffic on the highway, does not raise the risk of a collision. As Californians know, lane splitting is...
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Monday, July 11, 2016

Self driving tesla hits semi truck killing driver

A deadly car crash announced by automaker Tesla Motors Inc. may reveal a vulnerability in self-driving auto technology. Tesla says a motorist died when the Tesla he was driving crashed into a tractor-trailer while on autopilot mode. The fatal wreck occurred in May, according to the Los Angeles Times. The man was riding in his Tesla on self-driving...
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Monday, July 4, 2016

How the age of the victim can affect wrongful death litigation

Most of us would agree that our lives are worth more than our income. We are more than our jobs; we are spouses, parents, children, friends and members of the community. Nevertheless, when someone dies, one of the ways that loss is felt by the person’s survivors is by the loss of his or her...
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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Los angeles postal workers learn self defense against dog bites

It’s an old joke that United States Postal Service workers are constantly getting chased off their appointed rounds by neighborhood dogs. But it’s not funny to mail carriers who have been the victim of dog bites while on the job. According to the Whittier Daily News, last year more than 6,500 mail carriers suffered dog attacks. Many...
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Sunday, June 26, 2016

New app uses gift cards to stop distracted driving

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. Traffic tickets and public-service campaigns explaining the risk that distracted driving poses may have had some effect, but distracted drivers are still a big problem, not just in...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Insurers predict huge crash drop off due to self-driving cars

While many of us are intrigued by the potential safety effects self-driving cars could bring to American society, not everyone is excited. Insurance companies make a lot of money selling car insurance policies: The Los Angeles Times reports that auto insurance premiums generate about $200 billion in revenue for the insurance industry every year. And as the...
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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Family says marijuana caused dad to kill mom

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. In...
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