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September 2012

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September 13, 2012

TOW TRUCKS: A BIG HELP OR ACCIDENT IN WAITING?

TOW TRUCKS: A BIG HELP OR ACCIDENT IN WAITING? --- We all know that tow trucks are usually around when there's a problem: when someone breaks down, gets into a car accident or for a jump start. What we also hear about – especially here in California – are accidents caused by tow trucks. -- Earlier this year a dramatic…
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September 12, 2012

CALIFORNIA ROOF RACKS, TRUCK TIRE BLOWOUTS AND OTHER ROAD DEBRIS STORIES

Here in California we see all kinds of things attached to roof racks: surfboards, bikes, mattresses, luggage, bikes, wheelchairs and all manners of things, Hopefully none of have seen the family pet up there, but that's another story. The reality is that items tied to vehicles or even ones that fly out of windows or parts off of the vehicles…
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September 11, 2012

WHAT HAPPENS IF A ROBOT CAR GOT STOPPED FOR DRUNK DRIVING?

Just a few weeks ago Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that gets California one step closer to being an episode of The Jetsons. The bill allows the CA Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Highway Patrol to set standards and regulations for next generation driver-less cars, or robot cars. This means that the state is getting ready to…
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September 10, 2012

BAD BRAKES ON TRUCKS MEAN BAD BREAKS FOR DRIVERS

When 18-wheelers hit things property gets wrecked, people get hurt, people die. That's the harsh reality of life on United States roads and highways. Big rigs lose control on steep mountain inclines and smash into houses. Trucks brakes fail and destroy vehicles, destroy lives. With all the hours they are flying around on our roads, they suffer catastrophic mechanical failure;…
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September 9, 2012

ARE MOTORCYCLE HELMETS FOR FASHION OR SAFETY?

The “motorcycle helmet vs. no motorcycle helmet” debate has been raging for years. Some want to wear them. Some don't. It's as easy as that. Unfortunately, in most cases no one will be able to convince the non-helmet advocate to wear on. As lawyers. As fans of motorcycle riders up and down the great state of California. As people who…
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September 8, 2012

NEVER, EVER TEMPT FATE WHEN YOU BREAK DOWN ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD

There are a number of reasons that all of us need to be extremely careful when we are forced to pull over or break down on the side of the road. People gets injured or even killed every single day. We'd like to think that our car will never run out of gas or break down. And even if we…
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September 7, 2012

WATCH OUT FOR VEHICLE REPAIR SHOP SCAMS & TRICKS

If you have a mechanic you trust and like, hold on to him/her with your life. As we all know, body shops – car, truck and motorcycle repair concerns – are notorious for shading the truth, over-charging or flat out ripping us off. Here are few things to beware of when you bring your beloved vehicle in for some work:…
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September 4, 2012

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO SETTLE A PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM?

Okay –- you've been negligently injured, you've been unable to work, medical bills are draining your bank account and now you want justice. You talk to a personal injury attorney and together you decide to file a lawsuit to best protect your legal and financial rights. Everything is moving right along and now you have one big question: How long…
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September 4, 2012

IS YOUR MOTORCYCLE THE ONLY THING THAT GOT HURT?

Southern California is a motorcycle riders heaven on earth – scenic coastal rides, flat roads, winding mountain passes, wide open highways and the weather to make the 2-wheeler passion a year round adventure. Unfortunately, with so many other vehicles on the road, Southern California is also an increasingly dangerous place for motorcycle riders. -- Just this past week, a Marine…
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